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Masuda Yoshinobu: Former Director of the Meteorological Research Institute, former member of the Science Council of Japan, doctor of science. Full-time organizer for the Society Demanding Non-Nuclear Government, chairman of the Tokyo Center for Civil Movements on Nuclear Power Plant Issues. The research provided the basis for seventeen class action suits by 306 plaintiffs with the support of the Hiroshima Municipal and Prefectural Government calling on the government to recognize claims of radiation victims beyond the officially recognized area.