Furnas caldera (Azores, Portugal)

View of Furnas caldera (Image credits: Fatima Viveiros).

Volcano: Furnas (see Furnas at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: Degassing at Furnas caldera (São Miguel Island, Azores) is mostly associated with the main fumarolic fields, and CO2 soil degassing is the surface expression of rising steam from the hydrothermal system.

Point of contact for this site:
Fatima Viveiros, Maria.FB.Viveiros@azores.gov.pt (Centro de Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos Geológicos Universidade dos Açores )

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Furnas caldera_0620071/6/2007 Emanuela Bagnato Dec. 4, 2013

Bibliographic references for this site

Viveiros, F., T. Ferreira, J. Cabral Vieira, C. Silva, and J. L. Gaspar, 2008,Environmental influences on soil CO2 degassing at Furnas and Fogo volcanoes (Sao Miguel Island, Azores archipelago), Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, vol.177, n.n.a., pp. 883-893, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.07.005

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