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- Mike Blanpied associate program coordinator for the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Hazards Program.
- Tim Beach professor of geography and geoscience; Cinco Hermanos chair in environment and international affairs, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
- James Whitcomb head, Deep Earth Processes Section, Division of Earth Sciences at the National Science Foundation.
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