Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan
Data Center Description
The Japan Marine Science and Technology Center (JAMSTEC) is a general oceanographic research institution established in October 1971 based on the ?Law Concerning Japan Marine Science and Technology Center? (Law No. 63) approved at the 65th Diet session (1971). It is an entity embodied in a joint effort of government and industry, and comes under direct supervision of the Science and Technology Agency (STA).