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Volcanologists follow presence of magma at Turrialba Volcano’s crater
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Volcanologists follow presence of magma at Turrialba Volcano’s crater

L. Arias - February 10, 2017

Experts from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) are closely following an increase in incandescence in the crater of Turrialba Volcano that, they say, suggests the…

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano resumes vapor, ash explosions
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano resumes vapor, ash explosions

L. Arias - January 30, 2017

Turrialba Volcano increased its activity once more over the weekend with vapor, gas and ash explosions, volcanologists from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and the National…

UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies

The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a Green Alert for the Central Valley on Thursday afternoon as Turrialba Volcano continued to pump ash intothe skies in the…

Turrialba Volcano registers increase in activity
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano registers increase in activity

L. Arias - December 31, 2016

Explosions and ash spewing forth from Turrialba Volcano, located some 70 Kilometers (43 miles) northeast of San José, increased this week, volcanologists from the University of Costa…

Juan Santamaría airport reopens for flights after volcanic eruptions
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Juan Santamaría airport reopens for flights after volcanic eruptions

L. Arias - September 20, 2016

Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) reopened at noon on Tuesday, nearly a full day after it was closed because of large amounts of volcanic ash in…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor

L. Arias - September 13, 2016

Following an increase in seismic activity, Turrialba Volcano began spewing ash, vapor and gases at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, experts from the University of Costa Rica (UCR)…

PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks
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Conservation
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PHOTOS: Celebrating Costa Rica’s national parks

Erin Skoczylas - August 24, 2016

Each year on August 24, Costa Rica celebrates its national parks, one of the country's most impressive legacies. More than one-quarter of this small country's land is protected. The…

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high
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Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high

The Tico Times - July 25, 2016

Turrialba Volcano decided to celebrate the Annexation of Nicoya national holiday with a bang Monday. At 7:22 a.m., the volcano sent a column of ash, rock and steam…

Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash…

Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley
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Costa Rica
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Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley

L. Arias - May 24, 2016

The spewing of ash, rocks and gases that started Friday at Turrialba Volcano continued almost uninterrupted Monday afternoon, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) reported.…