Chair: HIMIYAMA, Yukio
Vice-Chair: SUGAI, Toshihiko
URL: https://www.ajg.or.jp/union/ (Japanese)
Japan Academic Societies Center
Yayoi 2-4-16, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0032, Japan.
The Japanese Geographical Union was founded in 1998 and is a flexible network-type organization for the promotion of the research and educational activities in Geography in Japan.
At present, 25 associations are joining the Japanese Geographical Union.
The Purpose and Activities
The purpose of the union is to expand research in geography, promote mutual exchanges and colloquiums for
geography professionals, and contribute to the development of geographical research through organizational interactions.
In order to achieve this goal, the union conducts the following undertakings:
(1) Sponsor symposia and conferences.
(2) Conduct information exchanges with related organizations and associations.
(3) Promote the spread of geographical knowledge into the society, including maps, regions, environments, information, and so on.
GIS Association in Japan
Japanese Geomorphological Union
Japanese Society of Biometeorology
Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
Tokyo Geographical Society
The Association of Japanese Geographers
The Japanese Association for Arid Land Studies
The Geographic Education Society of Japan
The Japanese Society for Geographical Sciences
The Tohoku Geographical Association
Japanese Association on Geographical Space
Japan Association for Human and Environmental Symbiosis
Japan Association of Groundwater Hydrology
Japan Society of Regional Science
Japan Cartographers Association
Japanese Society of Snow and Ice
The Association of Geography Educators of Japan
The City Planning Institute of Japan
The Geological Society of Japan
The Human Geographical Society of Japan
The Japan Association of Economic Geographers
The Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources
The Japanese Association of Hydrological Sciences
The Japanese Society of Limnology
The Society of Agricultural Meteorology of Japan
The Association of Historical Geographers in Japan
Last updated: March 6, 2014