Capo Calavà (Sicily, Italy)

Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: The gaseous manifestation is places in the free beach in locality Fetente (in the east side of the foce of homonymous torrent) just in front of the Aeolian volcanic arc. The beach, composed by sands and pabbles, is reached from Northern Sicilian Statal road (SS 113), through an access to sea, praticable only on foot. In the vicinities is possible to perceive an unmistakable smell of H2S.

Point of contact for this site:
Marco Camarda, (INGV)

No measurements available for this site.

Bibliographic references for this site

Camarda, M., Gurrieri, S., Valenza, M. , 2006,CO2 flux measurements in volcanic areas using the dynamic concentration method: the influence of the soil permeability., Geophysical Research Letters, vol.111, DOI:

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