About GSJ

Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ), AIST is a public organization to carry out various geological surveys and researches. GSJ has consistently provided geological information, which is essential to build a safe and sustainable society, since its establishment in 1882.

  • Greetings

    Greetings from the Director General

  • Vision & Mission

    Vision, mission, and priority strategies

  • Organization

    Organization structure and research units

  • International Collaboration

    Bilateral and multilateral collaboration, training, and other human exchanges

  • History

    Nearly one and a half centuries of providing high-quality geological information

  • Access

    Locations of our major research bases

  • Links

    Links to earth science magazines and the Directory of Geoscience Organizations of the World