HISTORIC ACTIVITY AND HAZARD ANALYSIS OF TURRIALBA VOLCANO, COSTA RICA

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González, Gino; Mora-Amador, Raúl; Ramírez, Carlos; Rouwet, Dmitri; Alpizar, Yemerith; Picado, Cristian; Mora, Rolando;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.15517/rgac.v0i52.19033
  • Subject: Phreatic eruption | GIS | SIG | Termography | Ceniza | Ash | Erupciones freáticas | Termografía | Turrialba volcano | Gases volcánicos | Volcán Turrialba | Volcanic gases

The historic activity of Turrialba volcano was studied based on traveler’s reports and newspapers of the 19th century. In 1864-1866, the volcano was in a period of magmatic eruptions which can be subdivided in two stages: pre-eruptive and eruptive. Ash fall reached d... View more