|Facility:||Tohoku University - International Research Institute of Disaster Science|
|Address:||Aramaki Aza-Aoba 468-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0845|
|E-mail:||koho-office#irides.tohoku.ac.jp ( Please replace # with @)|
Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays, New Years Holidays,
About the Facility:
International Research Institute of Disaster Science, aka IRIDeS at Tohoku University was founded in 2007. It was based on the prediction, which the chance of having a huge earthquake in the Miyagi offshore area in next 30 years was very high. In order to prevent this disaster the university gathered and integrated with experts from 19 faculties, humanities and science related to the study of practical disaster prevention and disaster mitigation as well as a variety of specialized science, engineering, earth science, psychology, information science, economics, medicine, and so on.
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Using the Library
For a long-term Research and Research Affiliation, please refer to "To those who wish to study at the research institute".