last update 2022.07.27

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Geological Survey of Japan, AIST
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  2. Achievement

Research achievement

1. Refereed Articles

The page provides a link to (ResearcherID: B-9808-2009 / Orcle ID:

2. Bulletin, Report, Book

Proceedings, bulletins, bulletin reports, books, magazines, etc...

3. Presentation

First speaker

Database provided by Geochemistry Group, Geological Survey of Japan, AIST

Geochemical map of Japan

3D geochemical mapping

The database provides terrestrial and marine geochemical baseline of 53 elemental concentrations in Japan Island Arc region.

GSJ Geochemical reference materials

photo of GSJ geochemical reference materials

Geological Survey of Japan (GSJ), AIST has issued 43 reference samples (igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, sediments, and ores) for the analysis of elements, isotopic compositions and isotopic ages. The database summarizes an outline of a sample, processing, compiled data and so on.

Database and publications provided by Geological Survey of Japan, AIST

Publication information


23 databases are available. Two databases provided by Geochemistry Group are listed above.


  1. 2022/07/13: Ohta, A., Imai, N., Okai, T., Manaka, M., Kubota, R., Nakamura, A., and Tachibana, Y. "New geochemical data set of 53 elements in stream sediments classified by the dominant lithology in a drainage basin" (doi:10.2343/geochemj.2.0618) was recieved 2022 Geochemical Journal Award by Geochemical Society of Japan.  (award lecture).

  2. 2010/04/05: Geochemistry Group (Imai, N., Okai, T., Terashima, S., Mikoshiba, M. and Ohta, A.) was received Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and Technology (in Development Category) for its development of Certified Geochemical Reference Materials.

  3. 2005/09/27: Ohta A. was received Geochemical Society of Japan Award for Young Researchers, for Experimental and theoretical studies of REE partitioning between Fe hydroxide and Mn oxide and seawater (Ohta, A., 2006. Geochemistry, 40, 13-30 (in Japanese with English abstract). [pdf]*)

  4. 2005/05/26: Geochemistry Group (Imai, N., Terashima, S., Mikoshiba, M., Ohta, A. and Tachibana, Y.) was received Environmental Award by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd. and the Hitachi Environment Foundation for Japanese Geochemical mapping.