MIROVA. UNIVERSIT degli studi di Torino e Firenze


MIROVA project is devlopped and mantained at the Earth Science Department - University of Turin (Italy).

We thank the Laboratorio di Geofisica Sperimentale (LGS) - University of Florence (Italy), for the continuous technical support of the project.

For more information about MIROVA please contact: diego.coppola@unito.it

Use of the data

All original content (including translations and illustrative material except where indicated otherwise) of this website is property of MIROVA, and is released into the public domain under the following conditions:

Permission freely to copy, share and quote for non-commercial purposes but with attribution to MIROVA as the original source. Prohibition from altering, transforming or building upon all this original content, and using any part of this content for commercial purposes.

Users who want to use MIROVA data or the material published on this site for scientific purposes are requested to cite one of the following publications:

    Coppola et al., (2016). Enhanced volcanic hot-spot detection using MODIS IR data: results from the MIROVA system. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, vol. 426, p. 181-205. DOI: 10.1144/SP426.5

    Coppola et al., (2020). Thermal Remote Sensing for Global Volcano Monitoring: Experiences From the MIROVA System. Frontiers in Earth Science, 7. DOI: 10.3389/feart.2019.00362

    Massimetti et al., (2020). Volcanic Hot-Spot detection using SENTINEL-2: A comparison with MODIS-MIROVA thermal data series. Remote Sensing, 12 (5) DOI: 10.3390/rs12050820

    Campus et al., (2022). The Transition from MODIS to VIIRS for Global Volcano Thermal Monitoring. Sensors, 22(5), 1713. DOI: 10.3390/s22051713


The information presented within the MIROVA website are provided "as is" and users bear all responsibility and liability for their use of data and images, and for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of any use of, or inability to use, the data.


We acknowledge the NASA’s Land, Atmosphere Near-real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE) for providing MODIS and VIIRS Near Real Time products.

Sentinel 2 and Landsat 8 are accessed through Copernicus Open Acces Hub.