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National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology - Vesuvius Observatory

Organisation References
 Full Name National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology - Vesuvius Observatory
 Country Italy
 Type of organisation Research Organisation
 Address Via Diocleziano, 328
 Web Site
 Organisation Description The observatory of Vesuvio, is a part of the National Institution for Geophysics and Volcanoes and is a public scientific institute in the geophysics and volcanic activity research sections and as a observatory for the volcanoes. The Agency INGV-OV in its surveillance activity, is the reference point for the whole volcanic area of the province of Campania (Vesuvio, Campi Flegrei and Ischia).

The main agencies and institutions that participate to the finance of the Vesuvian Observatory are the Ministry for the education of the University for Science and Research (MIUR) and the Civil Protection Department.

Established in 1841, The Vesuvio's Observatory is the oldest observatory for volcanic activity of the world. The historic location, by the Vesuvio, has also got a museum, a library and some laboratories, while the seismic activity surveillance is done from Naples.
 Number of Projects 3
 Projects MINERVA : Monitoring by Interferometric SAR of Envir...
GlobVolcano : Satellite monitoring in support to early w...
GlobTemperature : Strengthening user uptake of satellite mea...

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