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Tohoku tsunami clean-up uses portable gas analyser for CO detection

20 million tons of waste from the tsunami has been collected into about 200 mounds, similar to landfill sites. Each site is monitored by inserting a 2cm diameter pipe for measuring temperature. The team, led by Dr. Kazuto Endo of the National Institute for Environmental Studies at Tsukuba, are focusing on 10 sites where they are monitoring every two months, sending the results to government
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