Organization Chart

Atmosphere and Hydrosphere Research Group Practical Research Group Terrestrial Research Group Social Science & Humanities Research Group Cryosphere Research Group Satellite Observation and Modeling Research Group Industry-government-academia Collaboration Supporting Team

Research Division

Atmosphere and Hydrosphere Research Group

【Sea Ice, Ocean Climate, Marine Ecosystem, Ocean Acidification, Meteorology, Climate】
The environment and ecosystems in the Arctic are particularly sensitive …> View Article

Terrestrial Research Group

We study the terrestrial ecosystem in the Arctic region and thereby explain its structure and influence on the global environment. We conduct on-the-spot surveys on carbon water cycle and permafrost, as well as…> View Article

Cryosphere Research Group

[Greenland, glaciers and ice sheets, ice core, climate change]
To investigate recent rapid changes and future evolution of the Greenland ice sheet and Arctic glaciers, we perform field and satellite observations…> View Article

Practical Research Group

We assess economic and environmental impacts accompanied by the utilization of the Northern Sea Route. We also carry out an exhaustive research into cold district architecture ranging from large-sized port…> View Article

Social Science & Humanities Research Group

Arctic governance, resource development, environmental problems and indigenous people.
We evaluate influences of climate change and economic development…> View Article

Satellite Observation and Modeling Research Group

We tackle the big data science of the Arctic through advancing methods for real-time satellite observation and visualization of the data. We develop data assimilation systems utilizing the data amassed by satellites…> View Article

International Collaboration Division

International Collaboration Supporting Team

We promote international collaboration via network built among Hokkaido University and other institutions, in order to conduct field surveys and research activities of various academic disciplines and to foster young…> View Article

Industry-government-academia Collaboration Supporting Team

We provide up-to-date information for the possibility of new industrial creation in the Arctic region by holding Arctic opens seminar or various symposiums, and lead the planning, coordination and promotion for…> View Article


We are not currently recruiting.> View Article