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Insegnaci Etna 2019

October 10, 2019 - October 13, 2019


IISS Benedetto Radice, Bronte – October 10-13, 2019

Advertisement of the seminar (19/9/2019)

Local schools of the array

The brochure on the web portal of EGU GIFT & Web page of the EGU/GIFT collaborative workshops



Photographies of the seminar



Thursday October 10, 2019

9:00 Welcome adresses and introduction

Part 1 : Eruzioni e monitoraggio/ Eruptions and surveying

10:50 – 11:20 Coffee Break

Part 2: Conoscere i rischi / Know the risks

12:40 – 14:10 Lunch Break

Parte 3: “Kίων οὐρανία” A Muntagna/ The mountain

15:30 – 16:00: Discussione Generale – General Discussion


Friday October 11, 2019

Three different activities at the IISS Benedetto Radice – Working Languages: English, Italian and French

Each activity is presented three times, in order to divide the attending teachers in three groups of 12 people each.

The duration of each activity is 2 hours

Timetable for the activities for Friday 11
8:30 – 10:30
11:00 – 13:00
14:30 – 16:30

Activity 1 (animated by Francesca Cifelli): The “Sismobox warehouse“: how to use the sismobox to show your students the different aspects of seismicity contained in the sismobox

Activity 2 (animated by Fabrice Mourau): “Idrogeologic Warehouse“: how to monitor of superficial and underground waters using pedagogical hydrogeologic sensors

Activity 3 (animated by Jean-Luc Berenguer): “Seismo-data Warehouse” how to analyze and interpret the data registered by the pedagogical seismographs installed around the Etna in the Insegnaci Etna framework, together with the students of the IISS Benedetto Radice.

Starting at 16:30 during the rest of the afternoon:

  • the students of Bronte will show the results they have obtained in seismology (seismic crisis relative to the Christmas 2018 eruption by the students of Bronte
  • the students from the Istituto Nautico of Riposto will describe the installation and first results concerning the tides in the harbour of Riposto
  • the students from the IC “Galileo Galilei” at Acireale will describe the results obtained with the Calitoo spectrophotometer.

Saturday October 12, 2019

Activity 4 (animated by Diane Carrer, Jean-Luc Berenguer and Fabrice Mourau): the “Calitoo Warehouse” how the monitoring of the optical density of the atmosphere (including the presence of particles in the plume of Etna)

Activity 5 (animated by Amalia Castro Gómez): “Satellite Warehouse” how to read and use the data from the satellites of the European Space Agency (ESA), with exemples and utilisation of the didactic programs distributed by ESA. Dowload the PDF of the presentation with exercises.

12:30 -13:00: Louisa Laj, Miti e leggende greche e romane dell’Etna

13:00 – 14:30: Lunch Break

14:30 -17:00: Visita dell’azienda di Pistacchi con Biagio Fallico / Visit to the Pistakio farm with Biagio Fallico

At the IISS Benedetto Radice:

17:30-18:00: Angelo Spitalieri, Responsabile del CAI di Bronte, Introduzione all’escursione geologica di Domenica 13 Ottobre
18:30 – 19:30: Giuseppe Patti, Some rocks you may encounter during the excursion (and some other too!)

Sunday October 13, 2019

Field trip on Etna with Angelo Spitalieri, Salvatore Consoli, Emilia Poli-Marchese, Giuseppe Patti, Alessandro Bonforte, …

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October 10, 2019
October 13, 2019