About JCAR
What is JCAR?
Established by arctic environmental researchers in Japan, JCAR is a nationwide network-based organization for promoting arctic environmental research. JCAR supports the research activities of registered members and responds to society’s expectations. In particular, JCAR coordinates future arctic research plans, the development of research infrastructure, and the promotion of early career development. JCAR promotes arctic research in Japan by developing a network of arctic environmental researchers.
Activity Chart
For more information, please refer to the JCAR activities page.
Managing Members
Steering Comittee
Hajime Yamaguchi
The University of Tokyo
Vice Chair
Fujio Ohnishi
Hokkaido University
Hiroyasu Hasumi
The University of Tokyo
Hironori Yabuki
Joint Support-Center for Data Science Research
   / National Institute of Polar Research
Steering Committee Members
Teruo Aoki
National Institute of Polar Research
Yoshihiro Iijima   *Information & Communication Working Group leader
Mie University
Hiroyuki Enomoto
National Institute of Polar Research
Nobuhiro Kishigami
National Museum of Ethnology
Akihisa Konno
Kogakuin University
Sei-Ichi Saitoh
Hokkaido University
Tetsuo Sueyoshi
National Institute of Polar Research
Aki Tonami
Tsukuba University
Takuji Nakamura
National Institute of Polar Research
Shigeto Nishino
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Tadashi Niwano
Meteorological Research Institute, Japan
Tetsuya Hiyama
Nagoya University
Masahiro Hori
University of Toyama
Sayaka Yasunaka
Meteorological Research Institute, Japan
Masakazu Yoshimori   *Research Interaction Working Group leader
The University of Tokyo
Executive Director
Yuji Kodama
Yukie Uwaso
Saho Inoue
As of Aprir, 20th, 2020
How to become a member of JCAR
Anyone who accepts JCAR’s charter can become a member of JCAR. For registration information, please contact the JCAR office.