Data Policy


All the data available through the different services are distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) is a non-commercial public research institution; a legal entity under public law and an autonomous institution. The "Principles of the INGV Data Policy" and the "Open Access policy to the contributions of INGV scientific research" are available here.


Not all seismic data provided are already identified by DOI, in these cases we kindly ask you to acknowledge the EIDA Italia portal (


Any risk due to improper use of these data falls under the responsibility of the individual user. In no case and way INGV will be responsible for direct, indirect, voluntary or accidental damages, including lost profits, deriving from the use of the data even if INGV was advised of this possibility.