VUELCO

Second VUELCO Workshop 2013

Rome, Italy

Rome Workshop

 

Rome Workshop

7/8 November 2013

Italian Civil Protection Headquarters, Rome, Italy

VUELCO Workshop November 2013

The Second VUELCO workshop was attended by scientists and civil protection officials involved in volcanic risk management at different levels. This was a great opportunity to pool expertise from around the world in pursuit of a greater understanding of volcanic unrest.

 

The great development of scientific knowledge in recent years has helped to improve the understanding of natural phenomena. It has granted a better characterization and description to the point that sometimes we can foresee their development and take action to prevent possible situations of risk. Read more ...

 

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PROGRAMME:

You can download the programme here as a pdf document.

 

 

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Audience at the conference

The event opened with greetings by the Head of Dept of Civil Protection, Franco Gabrielli and VUELCO scientific coordinator, Jo Gottsmann. Then followed recommendations on volcano hazard communication issues by Paolo Papale. The remainder of the workshop was comprised of three sessions: Scientific Advice, Decision Making and Risk Communication. For full details see the programme above and abstracts both downloadable in pdf format.

 

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A summary of the event

 

 

INTRODUCTION

Opening address by Franco Gabrielli at the VUELCO Workshop, 7/8 November 2013.

 

 

Paolo Papale, INGV

 

 

 

SESSION 1

 

Presentations in pdf format

Mauro Rosi, Dept of Civil Protection, Italy

Richard Bretton, University of Bristol, UK

Tomoyuki Kanno, Volcano Division, Earthquake and Volcano Department,
Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

 

Video Presentations

Mauro Rosi, Department of Civil Protection

The Italian Scientific Advice System to Civil Protection

 

 

Richard Bretton, University of Bristol, UK

Opening Pandora’s Black Box – Subjecting hazard assessment and assessors to scrutiny

 

 

Tomoyuki Kanno, Volcano Division, Earthquake and Volcano Department,
Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

Volcanic Disaster Mitigation System in Japan - Volcanic Disaster Management Council, Volcanic Alert Levels and Evacuation Plan

 

 

Round Table Discussion

 

 

SESSION 2

Presentations in pdf format

  • Fabrizio Curcio - The emergency planning for volcanic risk at Vesuvius and Campi Flegrei
  • Hiromu Okada - Collaborative Volcano crisis management, during, before and after - The case study on the 2000 Mount Usu eruption in Japan
  • Chris Newhall - Precursors and eruption warnings at Mount Pinatubo, 1991
  • Renato Solidum - Lahar Management at Pinatubo

 

Video Presentations

Fabrizio Curcio
The emergency planning for volcanic risk at Vesuvius and Campi Flegrei

 

 

Hiromu Okada
Collaborative Volcano crisis management, during, before and after - The case study on the 2000 Mount Usu eruption in Japan.

 

 

Chris Newhall
Precursors and eruption warnings at Mount Pinatubo, 1991

 

 

Renato U Solidum, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology – Department of Science and Technology

 

 

Round Table Discussion

 

 

SESSION 3

Presentations in pdf format

 

 

Video Presentations

Introduction by Titti Postiglione, Director of Communication, Department of Civil Protection, Italy)

 

 

Local activities to raise awareness and preparedness in Neapolitan area.
Edoardo Cosenza, Councillor for Civil Protection of Campania Region, Italy

The dialogue in this video is spoken in the Italian language.

A translation script as a pdf document is available here



Understanding contexts of insecurity for at-risk communities to shape
communication strategies
.
Ryerson Christie, Sociologist, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

 

 

Risk communication via mass media. Marco Cattaneo, Editor in chief at “National Geographic Italy” and at “Le Scienze”, Italy

The dialogue in this video is spoken in the Italian language.

A translation script is available here as a pdf document

 

 

Round Table Discussion

 

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