Data Center Description
The Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ) , as the research constituent of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), contributes to the economic developments of our country and foreign countries and improves in the quality of life through geoscientific research activities.
The mission of the GSJ is to:
-provide useful and impartial geoscientific information to the public for effective utilization of our lands and offshore area, resources development, and managing the environment by systematic surveying and fundamental and applied research.
-advance innovative, reliable science to help reduce losses from future earthquakes and eruptions of volcanoes
-promote the international cooperative activities concerning geological surveys
-disseminate the research data and results to society, enhancing the public understanding of geoscientific issues.