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Furnas Monitoring & Research Centre
Furnas Monitoring & Research Centre

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South margin of Furnas Lake, São Miguel

Author

F G

Email

sudip.k.chattopadhyaya@azores.gov.pt

Date

2013/01/02

Description

Centro de Monitorização e Investigação das Furnas (Furnas Monitoring & Research Centre) is situated in the south margin of Furnas lake. An environmental centre, open to vistors,it showcases the actions of ecological recovery undertaken to recuperate the water quality of Furnas lake. It has a reception area where the visitor is provided with information about the project, as well as a multimedia / interactive exhibition that leads the visitors to "voyage" through the natural heritage of the Furnas valley and the lake, acquainting its geology and volcanism, the lake ecosystem and limnology and native flora and fauna. In addition, Centre is also constituted of an area of research and monitoring and the adjacent outdoor area includes a picnic zone, sanitary facilities, car park and ample green space with a captivating view of the Furnas Lake.