National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology

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The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (Italian: Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, INGV) is a research institute for geophysics and volcanology in Italy.

INGV is funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research.[1] Its main responsibilities within the Italian civil protection system are the maintenance and monitoring of the national networks for seismic and volcanic phenomena, together with outreach and educational activities for the Italian population. The institute employs around 1000 people distributed between the headquarters in Rome and the other sections in Milan, Bologna, Pisa, Naples, Catania and Palermo.

INGV is amongst the top 20 research institutions in terms of scientific publications production.[2] It participates and coordinates several EU research projects and organizes international scientific meetings in collaboration with other institutions.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "Enti di ricerca" [Research Institutions]. Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (in Italian). Archived from the original on 19 March 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Earthquakes: Top 20 Institutions". Sciencewatch. Archived from the original on 26 June 2015.
  3. ^ EMSO, European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water column Observatory
  4. ^ EPOS, European Plate Observing System
  5. ^ "Volcano Observatory Best Practices Workshop: Eruption Forecasting". U.S. Geological Survey. September 2011. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Trial delayed of scientists accused over L'Aquila quake". CNN. 1 October 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Carlo Doglioni appointed president of the INGV Institute". Elsevier. 28 April 2016. Archived from the original on 10 June 2016.

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