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Rolfe Mandel, Senior Scientist and Executive Director, Odyssey Research Program, Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas, 1930 Constant Ave., Lawrence, KS 66047-3724; Tel: (785) 864 2171; Fax: (785) 864 5224; Email:
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Feng Sheng Hu, Associate Dean, College of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Professor, Department of Plant Biology, Ralph E. Grim Professor, Department of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2090 Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801; Tel.: (217) 333-1350; Fax: 217-333-9142; E-mail:


 Julio L. Betancourt, Senior Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Regional Research, ER, Water, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Room 1B404, Mail Stop 430, Reston, VA 20192, Tel: (703) 648-5840; Fax: (703) 648-5484; E-mail:

Christopher L Hill 
Christopher L. Hill, Professor, Departments of Anthropology and Geosciences, Faculty Affiliate, Environmental Studies Program, 1143 Environmental Research Building, Boise State University, Boise, ID 83725-1950; Tel: (208) 426-2625; E-mail:

Anders Carlson, Associate Professor, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Geology and Geophysics Office, Burt 114, Corvallis, OR 97331-5503, Tel: (541) 737-3625; E-mail:

Jennifer R. Marlon, Associate Research Scientist, Yale University, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, Tel: (203) 436-2598; E-mail:

Ellen Mosley-Thompson (NAS), Distinguished University Professor, Department of Geography, and  Director, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University; 108 Scott Hall, 1090 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210, Tel.: (614) 292-6662; Fax: (614) 292-4697, Email:

Mathias Vuille, Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222, Phone:  (518) 442-4472, Fax:    (518) 442-5825, E-mail:


Sherilyn C. Fritz, AMQUA President, George Holmes Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 302 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0340, Phone: (402) 472-6431; Fax: (402) 472-4917; E-mail:             

Allan C. Ashworth, INQUA President, Research Professor and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Geosciences, Stevens Hall, 1340 Bolley Drive, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108-6050, Tel: (701) 231-7919; Fax: (701) 231-7149; E-mail:                                 


Ester Sztein
Assistant Director
Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO)
The National Academies
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Tel: (202) 334 3049; Fax: (202) 334-2231

Pam Gamble
Program Associate
Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO)
The National Academies
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Tel: (202) 334-2688; Fax: (202) 334-2231




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