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YB (2004-2004): Cavola a Broadband Dense Array on a Landslide

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FDSN code YB (2004-2004) Operated by Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV)
Network name Cavola a Broadband Dense Array on a Landslide (CAVOLA) Deployment region Italy
Start date 2004-01-01 End date 2004-12-31
Short description

Very dense array (8m separation one way and 10m the other way) on active landslide through the village of Cavola, northern Appenines, Italy. Beneath the array the landslide, composed of muds/clay and underlain by marls, varies in thickness from 0 to about 40m. The purpose of the experiment was to observe in detail how seismic waves propagate in such deposits, with a view to understanding the seismic hazard posed by the amplification of seismic waves there.

Further information in publication(s)

Bordoni P, Di Giulio G, Haines A J, Cara F, Milana G, Rovelli A (2010). Issues in Choosing the References to Use for Spectral Ratios from Observations and Modeling at Cavola Landslide in Northern Italy. BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, vol. 100, p. 1578-1613, ISSN: 0037-1106, doi:

Cara F, Di Giulio G, Milana G, Bordoni P, Haines J, Rovelli A (2010). On the Stability and Reproducibility of the Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratios on Ambient Noise: Case Study of Cavola, Northern Italy. BULLETIN OF THE SEISMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, vol. 100, p. 1263-1275, ISSN: 0037-1106, doi:

Wang J, Tilmann F, White R S, Bordoni P (2009). Application of frequency-dependent multichannel Wiener filters to detect events in 2D three-component seismometer arrays. GEOPHYSICS, vol. 74, p. V133-V141, ISSN: 0016-8033, doi:

J. WANG, F. TILMANN, R. S. WHITE H. SOOSALU, BORDONI P (2008). Application of multichannel Wiener filters to the suppression of ambient seismic noise in passive seismic arrays. THE LEADING EDGE, vol. Feb 2008, p. 232-238, ISSN: 1070-485X

BORDONI P, JOHN HAINES, GIUSEPPE DI GIULIO, GIULIANO MILANA, PAOLO AUGLIERA, MICHELE CERCATO, LUCA MARTELLI, FABRIZIO CARA, AND THE CAVOLA EXPERIMENT TEAM (2007). "Cavola experiment site: geophysical investigation and deployment of a dense seismic array on a landslide". ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS, vol. 50,5, p. 627-649, ISSN: 1593-5213

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Paola Bordoni,  John Haines (2004): Cavola a Broadband Dense Array on a Landslide. International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Dataset/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/YB_2004

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