The Campi Flegrei caldera (southern Italy) is one of the most hazardous areas in the world because it is home to several hundred thousand people live there and an important center of socio-economic activities. The caldera includes the western-most part of the city of Naples and extends into the Gulf of Pozzuoli (eastern Tyrrhenian basin; Figure 1). The main feature of the present volcanic activity of the caldera is the episodic slow and high-amplitude soil movement (bradyseism) accompanied by intense and shallow seismic activity that only occurs during the uplift phase.

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The most recent strong bradyseismic episode occurred between...

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