J-GLOBAL ID:200905037417153172   Organization code:J046000000 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

Institute for Environmental Sciences

公益財団法人環境科学技術研究所, カンキョウカガクギジュツケンキュウショ
Representive : President, Shima Akihiro
Establishment year: 1990
Address: 1-7 Aza-Ienomae, Oaza-Obuchi, Rokkasho-mura, Kamikita-gun, Aomori 039-3212 Japan
Telephone number: +81-175-71-1200
FAX number: +81-175-72-3690
Number of employees: 73
Organization/Research department name (2):
  • Department of Radioecology
  • Department of Radiobiology
Subordinate facility name  (4):
  • -Closed Ecology Experiment Facilities
  • -Low-Dose Radiation Effects Research Facility
  • -Artificial Climate Experiment Facility
  • -Advanced Molecular Bio-Sciences Research Center
History (9):
  • 1990/12
    IES was established
  • 1990/12
    IES started work by creating Department of Planning and Administration, First and Second Research Departments at on-site temporary office in Rokkasho
  • 1992/10
    IES created Third Research Department.
  • 1993/03
    IES finished construction of administration and research building (present Main Building).
  • 1993/04
    IES reorganized the research departments to Department of Radioecology, Department of Environmental Simulation and Department of Radiobiology.
Purpose of establishment:
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.
Business overview:
-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.
  • 2008: \ 3,165 (Million)
  • 2007: \ 3,579 (Million)
  • 2006: \ 3,811 (Million)
  • 2005: \ 3,851 (Million)
  • 2004: \ 4,480 (Million)

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