Turrialba

Turrialba

(to͞orēäl`bä), active volcano, 10,958 ft (3,340 m) high, E central Costa Rica. Its last major eruption was in 1866; it subsequently was inactive until 2010. On its lower slopes is the city of Turrialba. The volcano IrazúIrazú
, active volcano, c.11,260 ft (3,430 m) high, central Costa Rica, E of San José. A massive volcano, Irazú erupted in 1723, destroying Cartago, and since then it has erupted at least 20 times.
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El volcan Turrialba es un estratovolcan, es decir, se ha construido por superposicion de capas compuestas por flujos de rocas, lapilli y cenizas y lavas extruidas por un sinnumero de erupciones acaecidas durante su corta historia geologica (Soto, 2012).
Now seven years later, at the request of residents of Grano de Oro , Turrialba, Engineers BYMSA paid a visit to Roca Quemada , took measures altimetry and flow , resulting as manageable and sufficient water resources in teaching seasons , a small fountain, less four liters per second , with a greater drop four hundred feet , which allows the installation of a high efficiency pelton peak , sufficient to produce the electricity needed for the school .
Population trends and damage patterns of Hypsipyla grandella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in a mahogany stand, in Turrialba, Costa Rica.
For nearly 10 years, the Tropical Agriculture Research and Education Institute (CATIE) in Turrialba, Costa Rica, has been conducting a long-term study of various coffee cultivation methods, including intensive and "hands-off" organic management techniques.
Estas fincas fueron seleccionadas por el Proyecto COSA (por sus siglas en ingles Committee on Sustainability Assessment) y estaban distribuidas en las principales zonas cafeteras del pais: Plan de Birri, San Rafael de Heredia, La Suiza, Aquiares y Colorado de Turrialba, San Marcos de Tarrazu, Llano Bonito (zona de Los Santos), Grecia y Naranjo.
Oiamos ruido como de agua y creimos que era el rio Turrialba y nos alegramos porque creimos que ya ibamos a llegar; tambien oimos sapos y grillos como si fuera de noche.
Location: Greenhouse experiments were carried out at CATIE, in Turrialba, within the Caribbean watershed of Costa Rica, at 9[degrees]52' N, 83[degrees]38' W and 640 m.
The US$10,000 gift to CATIE from IHG will enable the Fuentes-Gamboa family to enhance their organic coffee and sugar cane farm, in a rural area near Turrialba, 30 miles from the capital city of San Jose.
Ademas, se incluyen los resultados de una encuesta realizada en el ano 2000, a maestros y maestras de la ciudad de Turrialba, para conocer su opinion sobre si es importante o no la realizacion de experimentos en las clases de ciencias naturales.
Asi, parece que los datos erroneos corresponden al censo de 1909-1910, pues hay numeros muy elevados para algunos productos y cantones: los reportes del canton de Bagaces parecen inflados comparados con los del censo precedente y posterior en cafe, cacao y caucho, Turrialba en caucho, lo mismo que Liberia, Grecia en cana dulce, canton central de Alajuela en frijoles, canton central de Cartago en maiz, etc.
The Core Collection is a set of one hundred varieties selected by World Coffee Research from nearly 1,000 Arabicas housed at CATIE (Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Centre, Turrialba, Costa Rica) because of their genetic diversity.