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- Shigeo Aramaki professor in the earth sciences department at Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan
- John Eichelberger professor of volcanology at the University of Alaska
- Richard Fiske volcanologist with the National Museum of Natural History
- Marianne Guffanti coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program
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