Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Institute for Environmental Sciences
President, Shima Akihiro
1-7 Aza-Ienomae, Oaza-Obuchi, Rokkasho-mura, Kamikita-gun, Aomori 039-3212 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (2)：
Subordinate facility name (4)：
Department of Radioecology
Department of Radiobiology
-Closed Ecology Experiment Facilities
-Low-Dose Radiation Effects Research Facility
-Artificial Climate Experiment Facility
-Advanced Molecular Bio-Sciences Research Center
Purpose of establishment：
IES was established
IES started work by creating Department of Planning and Administration, First and Second Research Departments at on-site temporary office in Rokkasho
IES created Third Research Department.
IES finished construction of administration and research building (present Main Building).
IES reorganized the research departments to Department of Radioecology, Department of Environmental Simulation and Department of Radiobiology.
The present Foundation, the Institute for Environmental
Sciences, was established for the purpose of
contributing to smooth development of nuclear energy
use, and promoting public understanding for relation of
nuclear energy with the environment through studies and
provision of technology and information on
environmental effects of radionuclides.
-Studies on environmental effects of radionuclides
-Provision of technology and informations on
environmental effects of radionuclides
-Activities on public understanding for environmental
effects of radionuclides
-Related activities necessary for accomplishing the
aim of the present Foundation.
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