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Antonio Costa

  • PhD
  • Researcher
  • National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology Bologna Branch
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  • 2776CitationsNumber of citations received by Antonio's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

tephra dispersalfluid flows in hydrothermal systemsatmospheric dispersion of volcanic and hydrothermal gasesphysical properties of magmadynamics of magma flowsGeophysical fluid dynamics

Co-authors (203)

  • Dmitri Rouwet
  • Matthieu Poret
  • Daniela Mele
  • Jacopo Cabassi
  • Matteo Cerminara
  • Thomas Christopher

Recent publications

  • Lago Albano, the “anti-Nyos-type” lake: The past as a key for the future

    • Rouwet D
    • Chiodini G
    • Ciuccarelli C
    • et al.
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  • Reconstructing volcanic plume evolution integrating satellite and ground-based data: Application to the 23 November 2013 Etna eruption

    • Poret M
    • Corradini S
    • Merucci L
    • et al.
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Annals of Geophysics

Editor in Chief

2017 - Present

Nature Scientific Reports

Associate Editor

2014 - Present

Frontiers in Earth Science

Associate Editor

2013 - Present

Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research

Guest Editor

2015 - 2016(a year)

Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS)

Topical Editor

2011 - 2015(4 years)

Professional experience


National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology Bologna Branch

January 2013 - Present

Visiting Researcher

Universidad de Narino

September 2017 - October 2017(a month)

Visiting Researcher

University of Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute

April 2015 - July 2015(3 months)

Research Fellow

University of Reading

January 2011 - December 2012(2 years)

Research Associate

University of Bristol

June 2005 - December 2006(2 years)



Alma Mater Studiorum

January 2001 - December 2003(3 years)


The Open University

September 2002 - March 2003(6 months)

Laurea in Fisica

Universita degli Studi di Pisa

October 1993 - October 1998(5 years)