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…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day

L. Arias - September 29, 2016

Turrialba Volcano continued spewing ash and gases on Thursday in what the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network (RSN) volcanologist Mauricio Mora called one of its longest…

Wind takes ash from Turrialba Volcano to Caribbean communities
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Wind takes ash from Turrialba Volcano to Caribbean communities

L. Arias - September 22, 2016

Ash and vapor explosions at Turrialba Volcano continued Thursday with a strong eruption at 3:20 a.m. that remained constant until nearly 7 a.m., the University of Costa…

Juan Santamaría airport reopens for flights after volcanic eruptions
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Business
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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…

UPDATE: Eruption of Turrialba Volcano closes airport, launches ash, rocks 4 km high
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Eruption of Turrialba Volcano closes airport, launches ash, rocks 4 km high

L. Arias - September 19, 2016

Update: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6:00 a.m.: Juan Santamaría International Airport was scheduled to be closed until 11 a.m. Tuesday morning as airport crew continue to clean the runways…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor
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Business
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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)…

Turrialba Volcano eruption spreads ash across northeastern San José
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Turrialba Volcano eruption spreads ash across northeastern San José

L. Arias - July 7, 2016

Volcanologists from the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network (RSN) reported a new eruption of Turrialba Volcano at 6:58 a.m. on Thursday. The explosion expelled ash and…

Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor
Costa Rica
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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…

Volcanic ash from Turrialba contributes to air pollution in metro area
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Costa Rica
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Volcanic ash from Turrialba contributes to air pollution in metro area

Zach Dyer - June 6, 2016

Volcanologists believe Turrialba Volcano isn’t going to stop erupting any time soon and that could have long-term health effects for people living downwind. Experts from the Health Ministry and…

Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat
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Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat

L. Arias - May 31, 2016

Consumption of vegetables grown north of Cartago province do not pose any risk to humans despite their exposure to ashes from the Turrialba Volcano, the Costa Rican government says. Ash…

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