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