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    Japan

    Code

    Meaning

    Language

    Themes and places

    ADEOS

    Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (http://kuroshio.eorc.jaxa.jp/ADEOS/)

    In English

    AESTO
    Advenced Earth Science and Technology Organization (www.aesto.or.jp)

    = 財団法人 | 地球科学技術総合推進機構 | In Japanese

    In English

    AnTok

    Annals of the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory

    In English

    AOTok

    Annales de l’Observatoire astronomique de Tokyo

    In French

    BToIT

    Bulletin of the Tokyo Institute of Technology

    In English

    BTok

    Bulletin of the Tokyo Astronomical Observatory

    In English

    CAOS

    Center for Atmospheric and Oceanic Studies (http://caos-a.geophys.tohoku.ac.jp)

    In English

    CCSR
    Center for Climate System Reseach (www.ccsr.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

    = CCSR | 東京大学の『気候システム研究センタ | In Japanese

    In English

    CCSR
    東京大学の『気候システム研究センタ (www.ccsr.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

    = CCSR (see above)

    In Japanese

    CJK

    China/Japan/Korea

    In English

    CJKI

    (The) Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Dictionary Institute

    In English

    CJNEAS

    Centre for Japanese and North East Asian Studies

    In English

    CJS

    Center for Japanese Studies

    In English

    CLSJ

    The Chinese Linguistic Society of Japan

    In English

    CoKyo

    Contributions from the Institute of Astrophysics and Kwasan Observatory, University of Kyoto

    In English

    CoTok

    Contributions from the Department of Astronomy University of Tokyo

    In English

    DORD

    Deep Ocean Resources Development Company (www.dord.co.jp)

    In English

    DPRI

    Disaster Prevention Research Institute (www.dpri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/)

    In English

    EAJRS

    European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists

    In English

    EAJS
    European Association for Japanese Studies (https://www.eajs.eu/)

    The European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS) organizes conferences, workshops, academic events, seminars and symposia in the field of Japanese Studies. It cooperates with nationwide Japanese Studies associations in European countries and with transnational disciplinary Japan-related academic associations based in Europe.

    In English

    EDITORIA

    Earth observation Data InTegration and fusiOn Research InitiAtive (www.editoria.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

    In English

    EIJS

    European Institute of Japanese Studies

    In English

    EJCJS

    Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies

    In English

    EMJNet

    (The) Early Modern Japan Network

    In English

    EORC

    Earth Observation Research Center (www.eorc.jaxa.jp)

    In English

    EURO-JERC

    Europe-Japan Economic Research Center

    In English

    FRA

    Fisheries Research Agency (www.fra.affrc.go.jp)

    In English

    GJF

    Gesellschaft für Japanforschung (https://www.gjf.de/)

    In German

    GMS

    Geostationary Meteorological Satellite

    In English

    GSID

    Graduate School of International Development (https://www.gsid.nagoya-u.ac.jp/)

    In English

    HND

    Haneda Airport

    In English

    HTJR

    Heat Transfer Japanese Research

    In English

    IHJ
    International House of Japan (https://www.i-house.or.jp/eng/)

    The International House of Japan (IHJ) is a Public Interest Incorporated Foundation established in order to promote cultural exchange and intellectual cooperation between the peoples of Japan and those of other countries.

    In English

    IORGC

    Institute of Observational Research for Global Change (www.jamstec.go.jp/iorgc/)

    In English

    IPSJ

    Information Processing Society of Japan

    In English

    IRCJS

    International Research Center for Japanese Studies

    In English

    IRIZ

    International Research Institute for Zen Buddhism (http://iriz.hanazono.ac.jp)

    In English

    ISAS

    Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (www.isas.jaxa.jp)

    In English

    JACAR
    Japan Center for Asian Historical Records

    The abbreviation JACAR (Japan Center for Asian Historical Records) includes the abbreviation TSS (Test Suite Structure).

    In English

    JAEA

    Japan Atomic Energy Agency (https://www.jaea.go.jp/)

    In English

    JAFS

    Japan Asian Association and Asian Friendship Society

    In English

    JAHMP

    Japan-Hawaii Monitoring Program

    In English

    JAICI

    Japan Association for International Chemical Information

    In English

    JaIMJ

    Japan Institute of Metals Journal

    In English

    JaJAP

    Japanese Journal of Applied Physics

    In English

    JALAM

    Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Medicine

    In English

    JALT

    Japan Association for Language Teaching (https://jalt.org/)

    In English

    JAMA
    Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (https://www.jama.org/)

    = JAMA | 社団法人『日本自動車工業会 | In Japanese

    In English

    JAMA
    社団法人『日本自動車工業会 (https://www.jama.org/)

    = JAMA (see above)

    In Japanese

    JAMS

    Japanese Association for Mathematical Sociology

    In English

    JAMSTEC

    Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (www.jamstec.go.jp)

    In English

    JAPTA
    Japan Trade Action

    The project was implemented as the first stage of the JAPTA (Japan Trade Action) program campaign, in order to promote Holland business in the Japanese market, thanks to the Dutch Embassy in Japan.

    In English

    JARE

    Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition

    In English

    JARI

    Japan Automobile Research Institute (http://www.jari.or.jp/)

    In English

    JASAC

    Japan Astronomical Study Association Circulars

    In English

    JASAS

    Japanese Association for South Asian Studies

    In English

    JASJa

    Journal of the Acoustical Society of Japan

    In English

    JASRAC

    Japanese Society for Rights of Authors (https://www.jasrac.or.jp/)

    In English

    JAVA

    Japanese Vexillological Association

    In English

    JAXA

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (https://global.jaxa.jp/)

    In English

    JBLE

    Japana Budhana Ligo Esperantista

    In Esperanto

    JCB

    Japan Credit Bureau (https://www.global.jcb/en)

    In English

    JCG

    Japan Coast Guard (https://www.kaiho.mlit.go.jp/)

    In English

    JCIE

    Japan Center for International Exchange (https://www.jcie.org/)

    In English

    JCOPE

    Japan Coastal Ocean Predictability Experiment

    In English

    JCRB

    Japanese Cancer Research Resources Bank

    In English

    JCSEPA

    Japanese Cloud Seeding Experiment for Precipitation Augmentation

    In English

    JDC

    Japan Documentation Center

    In English

    JE

    Japan-Enzephalitis

    In English

    JEF
    Japan Economic Foundation (https://www.jef.or.jp/en/)

    The Japan Economic Foundation (JEF) was established to deepen mutual understanding between Japan and other countries through activities aimed at promoting economic and technological exchanges. It provides information about Japan and arranges opportunities to exchange ideas among opinion leaders from many countries in such fields as industry, government administration, academia and politics.

    In English

    JEI

    Japana Esperanto-Instituto (https://www.jei.or.jp/eo/)

    In Esperanto

    JEIDA

    Japan Electronic Industry Development Association

    In English

    JEJ
    Japana Esperanto-Junularo

    = JEJ | 日本青年エスペラント連絡会 | In Japanese

    In Esperanto

    JEJ
    日本青年エスペラント連絡会

    = JEJ (see above)

    In Japanese

    JElCo

    Electronics Communications of Japan

    In English

    JElEn

    Electrical Engineering of Japan

    In English

    JEM

    Japanese Experiment Module

    In English

    JEPP

    Japan EOS Promotion Program

    In English

    JERS
    Japanese Earth Resources Satellite

    The abbreviation JERS (Japanese Earth Resources Satellite) includes the abbreviation ERS (Earth Resources Satellite).

    In English

    JETRO

    Japan External Trade Organization (https://www.jetro.go.jp/en/)

    In English

    JGU

    Japan Geoscience Union (www.jpgu.org)

    In English

    JIAP

    Japan Information Access Project

    In English

    JICA

    Japan International Cooperation Agency (https://www.jica.go.jp/english/)

    In English

    JIIA

    Japan Institute of International Affairs (https://www.jiia.or.jp/en/)

    In English

    JIPDEC

    Japan Information Processing Development Center

    In English

    JIS
    Japanese Industrial Standards

    Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) specifies the standards used for industrial activities in Japan. The standardization process is coordinated by the Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC) and published through the Japanese Standards Association (JSA).

    In English

    JISC

    Japan Industrial Standards Committee (https://www.jisc.go.jp/eng/)

    In English

    JJAPL

    Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Letters

    In English

    JJAPR

    Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Regular Papers, Short Notes and Review Papers

    In English

    JJAPS

    Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Supplement

    In English

    JJASAS

    Journal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies

    In English

    JJCAP

    Japanese Journal Current Awareness Project

    In English

    JK

    Japana Kongreso

    In Esperanto

    JMA

    Japan Meteorological Agency (https://www.jma.go.jp/)

    In English

    JMEC

    Japan Market Expansion Competition (https://jmec.gr.jp/)

    In English

    JMEC

    Japan Mining Engineering Center for International Cooperation

    In English

    JNTO

    Japan National Tourism Organization (https://www.jnto.go.jp/)

    In English

    JODC
    Japan Oceanographic Data Center (https://www.jodc.go.jp/)

    As the synthetic marine data bank of Japan, the Japan Oceanographic Data Center (JODC) collects, curates and manages the oceanographic data observed by various organizations in Japan, be it governmental organizations, universities or other marine research institutes.

    In English

    JOGMEC

    Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation

    In English

    JP-SAS

    Japanese Network for South Asian Studies

    In English

    JPGS

    Japan Publications Guide Service

    In English

    JPO

    Japan Patent Office (https://www.jpo.go.jp/e/)

    In English

    JPSJ

    Journal of the Physical Society of Japan (https://journals.jps.jp/journal/jpsj)

    In English

    JPSJS

    Journal of the Physical Society of Japan Supplement

    In English

    JRA

    Japan Racing Association (https://japanracing.jp/en/)

    In English

    JRC

    Japanese Studies Centre

    In English

    JRCA

    Japanese Registration of Certificated Auditors

    In English

    JRN

    Japan Radio Network

    In English

    JRN

    Japan News Network

    In English

    JSA

    Japanese Standards Association (https://www.jsa.or.jp/en/)

    In English

    JSAA

    Japanese Studies Association of Australia (www.jsaa.org.au)

    In English

    JSAC
    Japan Studies Association of Canada (http://buna.yorku.ca/jsac/)

    The purpose of the Japan Studies Association of Canada (JSAC) is to promote Japan Studies in Canada and to contribute towards increase in knowledge about Japan and Canada-Japan relations, especially by encouraging Canadian scholars and other interested persons to conduct research on Japan in all academic fields.

    In English

    JSAPJ

    Japan Society of Air Pollution Journal

    In English

    JSASJ

    Japan Society of Aeronautical Space Sciences Journal

    In English

    JSASS

    Japan Society of Aeronautical Space Sciences

    In English

    JSAST

    Japan Society of Aeronautical Space Sciences Transactions

    In English

    JSCMJ

    Japan Society of Composite Materials Journal

    In English

    JSES

    Japan Society of Educational Sociology

    In English

    JSLAE

    Japanese Society for Laboratory Animal and Environment

    In English

    JSLEJ

    Japan Society of Lubrication Engineers Journal

    In English

    JSMA

    Japan Society of Microgravity Application

    In English

    JSMAJ

    Japan Society of Microgravity Application Journal

    In English

    JSMB

    Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology

    In English

    JSMEB

    Japan Society of Mathematical Education Bulletin

    In English

    JSMEJ

    Japan Society of Mathematical Education International Journal

    In English

    JSMET

    Japan Society of Mathematical Education Transactions

    In English

    JSMSJ

    Japan Society of Materials Science Journal

    In English

    JSOG

    Japanese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    In English

    JSPS

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (https://www.jsps.go.jp/)

    In English

    JSPS

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

    In English

    JSVS

    Japanese Society of Veterinary Science

    In English

    JTB

    Japan Tourist Bureau

    In English

    JTB

    Japan Tackle Box

    In English

    JUMP

    Japanisches Universität Mannheim Portal

    In German

    JVC

    Japan Victor Company

    In English

    MCJLE

    Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education

    In English

    MeSJJ

    Meteorological Society of Japan Journal

    In English

    MIRC

    Marine Information Research Center (www.mirc.jha.or.jp)

    In English

    MSJ

    Meteorological Society of Japan (https://www.metsoc.jp/)

    In English

    NAJAKS

    Nordic Association for Japanese and Korean Studies

    In English

    NAJS

    Nordic Association for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society

    In English

    NAOJ

    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (https://www.nao.ac.jp/)

    In English

    NEC

    Nippon Electric Company (https://www.nec.com/)

    In English

    NGJS

    Nederlands Genootschaap voor Japanse Studien

    In Dutch

    NICAM

    Nonhydrostatic ICosahedral Atmospheric Model (www.nicam.jp)

    In English

    NIES

    National Institute for Environmental Studies (www.nies.go.jp)

    In English

    NIJL

    National Institute of Japanese Literature (https://www.nijl.ac.jp/en/)

    In English

    NIMS

    National Institute for Materials Science (www.nims.go.jp)

    In English

    NINS

    National Institutes of Natural Sciences (www.nins.jp)

    In English

    NIPR

    National Institute of Polar Research (www.nipr.ac.jp)

    In English

    NJECD

    New Japanese-English Character Dictionary

    In English

    NRI

    Nomura Research Institute

    In English

    NTA

    Nippon Travel Agency

    In English

    NTT

    Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (www.ntt.co.jp)

    In English

    ORI

    Ocean Research Institute (www.ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

    In English

    OSJaJ

    Oceanographical Society of Japan Journal

    In English

    PASJ

    Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

    In English

    PJA

    Proceedings of the Japan Academy

    In English

    PMJS

    Premodern Japanese Studies

    In English

    PNAOJ

    Publications of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

    In English

    PPJ

    People's Plan Japonesia

    In English

      PSJ

      Palynological Society of Japan

      In English

      RAJ

      Russian Association of Japanologists

      In English

      RCCT

      Registration Center of Certificated Translators

      In English

      RCES

      Registration Center of Experts for Standardization

      In English

      RIJS
      Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (https://rijs.fas.harvard.edu/)

      The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies (RIJS) is a center supporting research activities concerning Japan and Japanese Studies. Its mission is to advance teaching and research on Japan, to stimulate scholarly and public interest about Japan and U.S.-Japan relations, and to strengthen ties between Harvard University and Japan and between Japan and the United States.

      In English

      RISH

      Research Institute of Sustainable Humanosphere (www.rish.kyoto-u.ac.jp)

      In English

      RITE

      Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (www.rite.or.jp)

      In English

      RJSS

      Romanian Journal of Japanese Studies

      In English

      RNAOJ

      Report of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

      In English

      ROIS

      Research Organization of Information and Systems (www.rois.ac.jp)

      In English

      RvPCJ

      Review of Physical Chemistry of Japan

      In English

      SCJ
      Science Council of Japan (www.scj.go.jp)

      Science Council of Japan (SCJ) is the representative organization of Japanese scientist community ranging over all fields of sciences subsuming humanities, social sciences, life sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. It has been established as a special organization under the jurisdiction of the Japanese Prime Minister, operating independently of the government, for the purpose of promoting and enhancing the field of science, and having science reflected in and permeated into administration and industries.

      In English

      SLJ

      Spacelab Japan

      In English

      SSJR

      Society for the Study of Japanese Religions (https://sites.google.com/site/ssjrhome/)

      In English

      STERJ

      Solar, Terrestrial and Environmental Research Japan

      In English

      TokAB

      Tokyo Astronomical Bulletin

      In English

      TTC

      Telecommunications Technology Committee (https://www.ttc.or.jp/e)

      In English

      TUASR

      Tokyo University Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science Report

      In English

      TUISR

      Tokyo University Institute Industrial Science Report

      In English

      USARJ

      United States Army, Japan (https://www.usarj.army.mil/)

      In English

      VSJ

      Volcanological Society of Japan

      In English

      VSOLB

      Variable Star Observers League in Japan - Bulletin

      In English

      YUTR

      Yamaguchi University Technology Reports

      In English

      財団法人
      地球科学技術総合推進機構 (www.aesto.or.jp)

      = AESTO, 財団法人 (see above)

      In Japanese