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Rapid shift in microbial community structure in a neutral hydrothermal hot spring from Costa Rica
In this work, we characterize the geochemistry and microbial community of Bajo las Peñas, a neutral (pH 6.5-7.4), hot spring (T = 62.0-68.0°C) located near Turrialba Volcano, Costa Rica. The microbiota at its two sources ...
Tropical Atmospheric Corrosion of Galvanized Steel, in a light urban atmosphere in the San José Valley of Costa Rica
Corrosión atmosférica tropical de Hierro Galvanizado en una atmósfera urbana leve, en el Valle de San José de Costa Rica
Costa Rica imports most of the metallic materials it uses. In construction, Galvanized Steel (GS) is one of the most used elements in urban areas, where atmospheric corrosion is the main problem of its environmental ...
Fungi with history: Unveiling the mycobiota of historic documents of Costa Rica
Through nondestructive techniques, we studied the physicochemical characteristics and mycobiota of five key historic documents from Costa Rica, including the Independence Act of Costa Rica from 1821. We determined that for ...