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Turrialba Volcano maintains low activity following weekend explosion
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Turrialba Volcano maintains low activity following weekend explosion

L. Arias - August 18, 2015

After nearly two months of minimal activity, Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano recorded an explosion early last Saturday that produced an ash plume some 500 meters (1,640 feet) high,…

Volcano in Ecuador spews ash column 5 kilometers high
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Environment and Wildlife
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Volcano in Ecuador spews ash column 5 kilometers high

AFP - August 14, 2015

A volcano in Ecuador spewed a column of ash five kilometers (3 miles) high on Friday, prompting officials to raise the alert level. The ash was preceded…

Hear Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano rumble
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Hear Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano rumble

Zach Dyer - May 23, 2015

[embed]https://soundcloud.com/floribeth-betty-vega-solano/0800vtunhhzsac[/embed] Ever wondered what the inside of a volcano sounds like? The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) has you covered. OVSICORI took a selection…

Turrialba Volcano evacuation zone expanded following increased activity
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Turrialba Volcano evacuation zone expanded following increased activity

Lindsay Fendt - May 19, 2015

Due to the frequent explosions at Turrialba Volcano, Costa Rica’s National Emergency Commission (CNE) has expanded the evacuation zone surrounding the volcano from 2 kilometers to 5 kilometers.…

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Turrialba Volcano briefly closes Costa Rica’s main airport

Zach Dyer - May 18, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/OVSICORI/videos/vb.106757629361504/839692129401380/?type=2&theater Juan Santamaría International Airport closed briefly in the predawn hours on Monday following several hours of eruptions from Turrialba Volcano on Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. Ten…

As Turrialba Volcano erupts again, scientists warn of increased health risks, economic damage
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Business
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As Turrialba Volcano erupts again, scientists warn of increased health risks, economic damage

Lindsay Fendt - May 10, 2015

[embed]https://www.facebook.com/OVSICORI/videos/vb.106757629361504/836698696367390/?type=2&theater[/embed] At 4:55 a.m. Sunday, ash spilled from the crater of Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano for nearly an hour. Though the ash barely left the crater, located…

UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, forcing capital airport to temporarily close
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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UPDATE: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, forcing capital airport to temporarily close

Zach Dyer - May 4, 2015

UPDATE, 11 p.m. on Monday:  Juan Santamaría International Airport is set to re-open at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday after temporarily closing for nearly 12 hours due to volcanic ash…

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UPDATE: Flights at Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría airport cancelled due to volcano eruptions

Jill Replogle - April 23, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/OVSICORI/videos/vb.106757629361504/830785273625399/?type=2&theater UPDATE Friday, April 24, 2015 5:50 a.m. Juan Santamaría International Airport reopened at 4 a.m. on Friday morning, according to daily La Nación. Flights were scheduled…

New explosions at Turrialba Volcano spew gas, ash two kilometers into the air
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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New explosions at Turrialba Volcano spew gas, ash two kilometers into the air

L. Arias - April 21, 2015

Turrialba, one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes, resumed its activity this week with explosions of gas, vapor and ash that experts from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of…

Possible lava rocks indicate Turrialba Volcano may have entered more dangerous phase
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Environment and Wildlife
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Possible lava rocks indicate Turrialba Volcano may have entered more dangerous phase

Lindsay Fendt - April 11, 2015

Scientists believe they've found fresh lava at Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano, which may indicate that the volcano has moved into a more active phase. Still, others say it's too soon…

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