Graduate University for Advanced Studies, The

School of Advanced Sciences

Polar Science


Shonan Village

Hayama, Kanagawa


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Polar Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Polar science requires interdisciplinary approaches that include space and upper atmosphere physics, meteorology, glaciology, oceanography, geochemistry, geology, geomorphology, solid earth geophysics, meteoritics, biology and polar regions engineering. The Department of Polar Science aims to educate students and to conduct researches on physical, chemical, biological and geological processes and interactions in both arctic and antarctic regions. These scientific investigations are associated with broadly interpreting the magnetosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, lithosphere and biosphere, in a global context.
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