|13.0 On Palea Kameni the Red Bay near the church Agios
Nikolaos is very conspicuous owing to the iron-rich sediments formed in the warm seawater.
In the upper part of the picture one sees a dark tongue of blocky lava erupted in AD 726.
A dormant volcano can return to activity at any time and cause
unpredictable damage. What can one do to forecast an volcanic event and how can one reduce
its threatening effects?