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October 6, 2014 at 7:28 AM

Watch for Japanese transponders on Northwest coast

The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. — Scientists are asking Oregon beachcombers and anglers to watch for bright orange transponders on the shore. The floating instruments about the size of a 2-liter soda bottle were set in the ocean from Japanese ports in 2011 and 2012 to help research movement of debris from the 2011 tsunami. The Daily Astorian…

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