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Adv. Geosci., 14, 69-73, 2008
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02 Jan 2008
Electromagnetic field measurements in ULF-ELF-VLF [0.001 Hz–100 KHz] bands
P. Palangio, F. Masci, M. Di Persio, and C. Di Lorenzo Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy
Abstract. We are reporting the technological and scientific objectives of the MEM project. The MEM project has been activated in the INGV Observatory of L'Aquila to create in Central Italy a network of observatories in order to monitoring the electromagnetic signals in the frequency band [0.001 Hz–100 kHz]. Some examples of the instrumentation developed in the frame of the project are reported. An innovative technique, based on the wide band interferometry is proposed to obtain detailed information concerning the several detected electromagnetic sources. Moreover, data from each station will be elaborated to investigate different sectors as the structure of ground electric conductibility, the electromagnetic phenomena connected with seismic activity, the separation of the electromagnetic fields originated in the Earth's interior and the electromagnetic phenomena originated in the magnetosphere, in the ionosphere and in the Earth-ionosphere cavity.

Citation: Palangio, P., Masci, F., Di Persio, M., and Di Lorenzo, C.: Electromagnetic field measurements in ULF-ELF-VLF [0.001 Hz–100 KHz] bands, Adv. Geosci., 14, 69-73, doi:10.5194/adgeo-14-69-2008, 2008.