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The Geoinformation Service Center (GSC) is a unit of the Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ),
one of the research domains of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

What's New

Adopting the AIST Website template
Opening this website


GSC is in charge of properly managing geological information obtained by research units in GSJ, making it available when needed, and promoting its use in society. Between researcher and public users GSC roles as a linkage by publishing research results and providing data, user information and dissemination services.

GSC Mission


GSC consists of four offices, each of which is responsible for a major task.

GSC Organization

Public Facilities

Geological Museum

Geological Museum
It is unique as a specialized museum of geology in Japan, and displays a large number of specimens and research results collected and produced by activities of GSJ.

Geological Map Library

Geological Map Library
GSJ holds geological maps collection published by GSJ or geological survey organizations around the world.


Geoinformation Service Center

Address : AIST Tsukuba Central 7, 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8567, Japan

CC BY 4.0

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