Pantelleria Favare (Sicily, Italy)

Gaseous manifestations of Favare, Pantelleria island (Image credits: Giovannella Pecoraino).

Volcano: Pantelleria island (see Pantelleria island at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: Soil diffuse degassing close to the Favare area, a sector of the island charachterized by jets of water vapor that can reach 100 ° C by escaping from the rock.

Point of contact for this site:
Domenico Granieri, (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione di Pisa)
Giovannella Pecoraino, (INGV)

Number of measurements: 2
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Pantelleria Favare_2209199822/9/1998 Emanuela Bagnato Dec. 4, 2013
Favare_1007201410/7/2014 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 16, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

Favara, R., Giammanco, S., Inguaggiato, S., Pecoraino, G., 2001,Preliminary estimate of CO2 output from Pantelleria Island volcano (Sicily, Italy): evidence of active mantle degassing, Applied Geochemistry, vol.16, n.n.a., pp. 883-894

Granieri Domenico, Giovanni Chiodini, Rosario Avino, Stefano Caliro, 2014,Carbon dioxide emission and heat release estimation for Pantelleria Island (Sicily, Italy), Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, vol.275, pp. 22-23, DOI:

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