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Poas Volcano: Experts Confirm Lava Has Been Rising To The Surface

Q COSTA RICA - Some of the ash released by the Poas Volcano in the past week included 'juvenile magma". This was confirmed by independent volcanologists Gino Gonzalez and Raul Mora, after analyzing samples of the material in the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (Lanotec), of...

Vulcanologists Warn About Turrialba’s Hot Clouds

Impact craters created by the rocky material expelled by the active crater of the Turrialba volcano. (Pnhoto courtesy of Raul Mora) The image of lava pouring out of the crater is one that comes to mind when we think of active volcano and eruptions. Although...

Turrialba Up Close and Personal (Photos)

Dr. Oscar Lücke posted these photos of an up close and personal look of the Red Sismológica Nacional, Costa Rica (RSN) crew while carrying maintenance work on instruments in the area of the top of the Turrialba volcano, on Thursday, October 6, 2016. ...

Turrialba To Get More Active Before Calming

QCOSTARICA - With magma rising to one kilometre from the surface, volcanologist Raul Mora says "it is very possible that the Turrilaba may have eruptions of greater magnitude. The expert believes that the volcano may see greater activity - stronger eruptions -  before calming down. The...

All’s Back To Normal At The Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA - Since Monday the Turrialba volcano had over 20 significant eruptions, spewing ash and gas up to 4,000 metres (4  kilometres) above the crater, that ended up closing the country's main airport for almost 24 hours. The ash plume this Friday morning was small...

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