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Heavier debris finds isle shores

Wood objects sent adrift after the 2011 Japan tsunami have surprised researchers

By Marcel Honoré

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 05, 2014

~~<p>Since September, there's been a &quot;dramatic&quot; turn in the tsunami debris washing ashore in the Aloha State, scientists say.</p>
<p>University of Hawaii researchers monitoring that debris say objects such as boats, buoys and lighter materials are being replaced with a steady stream of heavier wooden beams and planks.</p>
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Since September, there's been a "dramatic" turn in the tsunami debris washing ashore in the Aloha State, scientists say.

University of Hawaii researchers monitoring that debris say objects such as boats, buoys and lighter materials are being replaced with a steady stream of heavier wooden beams and planks. Login for more...



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