2011 Expedition
Underwater wreck of WWII airplane

Submarine Volcanism in the Straits of Sicily

October 26 – November 3, 2011

Expedition Partners

Lead Scientist
Expedition Leader

Selected Publications


Kelly, J., Carey, S., Pistolesi, M., Rosi, M., Croff Bell, K., Roman, C., Marani, M. (2014). Exploration of the 1891 Foerstner submarine vent site (Pantelleria, Italy): insights into the formation of basaltic balloons. Bulletin of Volcanology 76: 844-862.


Kelly, J. (2013). 1891 AD submarine eruptive processes and geochemical studies of floating scoria at Foerstner volcano, Pantelleria. MS Thesis: University of Rhode Island