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Jacob B. Lowenstern

Jake Lowenstern is a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Vancouver, WA. He serves as the Chief of the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program, which is a partnership of the USGS and USAID's Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance.

From 2002-2017, Jake served as Scientist-in-Charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory.  Through his career, he has worked on a wide variety of topics related to magmas and their overlying hydrothermal systems.  

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