2022.11
Publications & Presentations
T. Fukui, R. Sakazume , S. Igawa gave presentation on “Development of a simple snow depth prediction method for climate change adaptation planning in snow resort areas” at JSSI and JSSE Joint Conference on Snow and Ice Research.
2022.09
Publications & Presentations
T. Seshimo gave presentation on “Value of advanced reactor development based on social trends  (3) Foreign country trends and international cooperation on advanced reactor development” at Atomic Energy Society of Japan (AESJ).
2022.07
Publications & Presentations
H. Ochi gave presentation on ” Maintenance-related AI projects in US government-supported programs aimed at innovating and sustaining nuclear power ” at Japan Society of Maintenology.
2022.03
Publications & Presentations
T. Fukumaki gave presentation on ” Decomposition Rate of Asphalt under the Presence of Microorganisms in the Coarse Sandstone Layer. ” at Atomic Energy of Society of Japan 2022 Annual Meeting.
2022.03
Publications & Presentations
M. Sasaki, S. Ishizawa, T. Fukui, Y. Ishitsuka gave presentation on ” Explainable symptom detection in telemetry of ISS with Random Forest and SpecTRM ” at 2022 IEEE Aerospace Conference.
2022.03
Other
Greeting Message to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Our Founding
 
 We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to you for your continued support of JAPAN NUS Co., Ltd. (JANUS).

 JANUS celebrated its 50th anniversary on June 3, 2021. We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to all of you who have shown us support and kindness over the years.

 To commemorate our 50th anniversary, we have published a special 50th-anniversary booklet that summarizes what we have achieved during these 50 years as a company. We have published an English version of the main parts of the booklet as well, and we would be grateful if you would read in PDF file bellow.
 Fifty years ago, at the dawn of nuclear power being used peacefully in Japan, we set out as the first consulting company for energy and environmental technology in Japan. Our desire to improve the energy situation and the environment in Japan and to contribute to society has remained at the core of our business through the years. Even if the face of energy and the environment changes over the years, their essence remains the same. In the next 50 years, we believe energy, the environment, and society will become intertwined in a complex way and the issues that need to be solved will also become complicated. We will continue to strengthen our desire that has continued since day one and contribute to society by making the most of our intellectual curiosity and technological capabilities that we have developed over the years.

 We would like to ask for your continued support and encouragement.

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2022.01
Publications & Presentations
Y. Yamamoto gave presentation on ” Activities for 80-year operation of nuclear power plants in US ” at Academic Lecture Meeting Organized by Hokkaido Office of Atomic Energy Society of Japan.
2022.01
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Activity Report of the Task Group on Parameters Used in Biospheric Dose Assessment Models for Radioactive Waste Disposal” by Y. FUKAYA, S. SUN, and M. HIRAYAMA was published in Japanese Journal of Health Physics.
2021.12
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Global SMR development: United States” by Undarmaa Baatarkhuu was published in Monthly Energy Review (December 2021).
2021.11
Publications & Presentations
M. KUDO gave presentation on ” Progress of JCM-FS project: CCS ” at Green Innovation to Contribute to Energy Transition in the Asian region with JCM and CEFIA at Japan Pavilion, COP-26.M. KUDO gave presentation on ” Progress of JCM-FS project: CCS ” at Green Innovation to Contribute to Energy Transition in the Asian region with JCM and CEFIA at Japan Pavilion, COP-26.
2021.09
Publications & Presentations
Y. Okochi, H. Kawamura published “Promoting cooperation of monitoring, control, and surveillance for IUU fishing in the Asia-Pacific. ” in Sustainability.Y. Okochi, H. Kawamura published “Promoting cooperation of monitoring, control, and surveillance for IUU fishing in the Asia-Pacific. ” in Sustainability.
2021.09
Publications & Presentations
Y. Kawashima published “Summary of 17 chemicals evaluated by OECD TG229 using Japanese Medaka, Orytias latipes in EXTEND 2016 ” in Journal of Applied Toxicology.Y. Kawashima published “Summary of 17 chemicals evaluated by OECD TG229 using Japanese Medaka, Orytias latipes in EXTEND 2016 ” in Journal of Applied Toxicology.
2021.09
Publications & Presentations
T. Nakamura published “Reflections on low-dose radiation, the misconceptions, reality and moving forward ” in Journal of Radiological Protection.T. Nakamura published “Reflections on low-dose radiation, the misconceptions, reality and moving forward ” in Journal of Radiological Protection.
2021.08
Publications & Presentations
N. Susuki gave presentation on ” Examples of AI Application and Development in Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance in the US and European Countries ” at Subcommittee on “Research and Study on Advancement of Condition Monitoring Technology”.N. Susuki gave presentation on ” Examples of AI Application and Development in Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance in the US and European Countries ” at Subcommittee on “Research and Study on Advancement of Condition Monitoring Technology”.
2021.07
Service
Initiatives Introduction CCUS(Carbon dioxide Capture, Utilization and Storage)
“Asia CCUS Network” has launched
Mr. Kajiyama, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan announced the launch of the ”Asia CCUS Network (ACN)” in the 1st Asia CCUS Network Forum held on June 22nd and 23rd. ACN is an international industry-academia-government platform aiming at knowledge sharing and improvement of the business environment for utilization of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) throughout the Asia region. The secretariat of ACN is Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). 13 countries (all ASEAN member states, Australia, USA and Japan) and more than 100 companies, research institutions, and international organizations, including JGC Holdings and JAPAN NUS (JANUS) from JGC group, have so far expressed their intention to participate in the network.
Ministers of each country made a welcome speech for ACN in the forum. In their speech, development of CCUS technologies was highly expected as a solution for decarbonization because most of Southeast Asian countries need to continue depending on fossil fuels. In the session of “Japan CCUS showcase” on the second day, Mr. Kudo, general manager of JANUS, made a presentation regarding Gundih CCS project.

Potential maps in ASEAN Region
JANUS made some proposals and advices to METI before the launch of ACN. As a first step of their program, JANUS surveyed three countries (Viet Nam, Malaysia, Indonesia) and visualized the results by creating the Asia CCUS Potential Maps. The maps provide information about major CO2 emissions sources, possible storage areas as well as gas pipelines to perform preliminary evaluation of CCUS feasibility. The maps are available on the ACN website.
JANUS would like to propose further development and expansion of the CCUS potential maps and contribute to the progress toward CCUS project deployment in the ASEAN region including Gundih CCS project by JGC group. 


Our services:
Carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS)
 
 
2021.07
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Examples of AI Application and Development in Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance in the US and European WorldCountries” by N. Susuki was published in The 17th Academic Lecture (Japan Society of Maintenology).The contributed article “Examples of AI Application and Development in Nuclear Power Plant Maintenance in the US and European WorldCountries” by N. Susuki was published in The 17th Academic Lecture (Japan Society of Maintenology).
2021.07
Publications & Presentations
Y. Kawashima published “Summary of reference chemicals evaluated by the fish short-term reproduction assay, OECD TG229, using Japanese Medaka, Oryzias latipes” in Journal of Applied Toxicology.Y. Kawashima published “Summary of reference chemicals evaluated by the fish short-term reproduction assay, OECD TG229, using Japanese Medaka, Oryzias latipes” in Journal of Applied Toxicology.
2021.06
Publications & Presentations
M. KUDO gave presentation on ” Gundih CCUS Project – International Collaboration between Indonesia and Japan ” at The First Asia CCUS Network Forum.M. KUDO gave presentation on ” Gundih CCUS Project – International Collaboration between Indonesia and Japan ” at The First Asia CCUS Network Forum.
2021.05
Publications & Presentations
H. KATO gave presentation on ” Amendment of Environmental Protection Law & Environmental Impact Assessment in Vietnam” at Web seminar I-GLOCAL-sponsored.H. KATO gave presentation on ” Amendment of Environmental Protection Law & Environmental Impact Assessment in Vietnam” at Web seminar I-GLOCAL-sponsored.
2021.04
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Member Perspective” by M. Nakamura was published in At Work: our annual report (World Nuclear Association).The contributed article “Member Perspective” by M. Nakamura was published in At Work: our annual report (World Nuclear Association).
2021.04
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Parameters Used in Biospheric Dose Assessment Models for Radioactive Waste Disposal” by S. UCHIDA, Y. FUKAYA, S. SUN, M. HIRAYAMA was published in Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear Science, Kyoto University.The contributed article “Parameters Used in Biospheric Dose Assessment Models for Radioactive Waste Disposal” by S. UCHIDA, Y. FUKAYA, S. SUN, M. HIRAYAMA was published in Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear Science, Kyoto University.
2021.04
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Parameters Used in Biospheric Dose Assessment Models for Radioactive Waste Disposal” by S. UCHIDA, Y. FUKAYA, S. SUN, M. HIRAYAMA was published in Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear Science, Kyoto University.The contributed article “Parameters Used in Biospheric Dose Assessment Models for Radioactive Waste Disposal” by S. UCHIDA, Y. FUKAYA, S. SUN, M. HIRAYAMA was published in Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear Science, Kyoto University.
2021.03
Publications & Presentations
K. Okatsu, Y. Sadamichi, T. Kawashima gave presentation on ” Maximizing the utilization of emitted CO2 from gas field by implementing CO2 source and sink clustering” at 15th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies GHGT-15K. Okatsu, Y. Sadamichi, T. Kawashima gave presentation on ” Maximizing the utilization of emitted CO2 from gas field by implementing CO2 source and sink clustering” at 15th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies GHGT-15
2021.02
Publications & Presentations
Y. Fukaya, M. Hirayama and S. Uchida published “Collation of Strontium Concentration Ratios from Water to Aquatic Biota Species in Freshwater and Marine Environments and Factors Affecting the Ratios” in Environ. Sci. Technol..Y. Fukaya, M. Hirayama and S. Uchida published “Collation of Strontium Concentration Ratios from Water to Aquatic Biota Species in Freshwater and Marine Environments and Factors Affecting the Ratios” in Environ. Sci. Technol..
2021.01
Publications & Presentations
M. Hirayama, Y. Fukaya, S. Syi, T. Sugiyama gave presentation on ” A Review of Transfer Parameters of I, Cs and Pu (2)-Concentration Ratios in Freshwater and Marine Fish-” , “A Review of Transfer Parameters of I, Cs and Pu (3)-Concentration Ratios of I and Pu in Marine Biota-” at 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association.M. Hirayama, Y. Fukaya, S. Syi, T. Sugiyama gave presentation on ” A Review of Transfer Parameters of I, Cs and Pu (2)-Concentration Ratios in Freshwater and Marine Fish-” , “A Review of Transfer Parameters of I, Cs and Pu (3)-Concentration Ratios of I and Pu in Marine Biota-” at 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association.
2021.01
Publications & Presentations
Y. Fukaya, S. Syi, M. Hirayama, T. Sugiyama gave presentation on ” A Review of Transfer Parameters of I, Cs and Pu (1) -Feed Transfer Coefficients in Cow’s Milk-” at 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association.Y. Fukaya, S. Syi, M. Hirayama, T. Sugiyama gave presentation on ” A Review of Transfer Parameters of I, Cs and Pu (1) -Feed Transfer Coefficients in Cow’s Milk-” at 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association.
2020.11
Publications & Presentations
Y. Sadamichi gave presentation on ” Cost, Economic and Financing of CCS ” at ITB-IEAGHG CCUS Virtual Course 2020.Y. Sadamichi gave presentation on ” Cost, Economic and Financing of CCS ” at ITB-IEAGHG CCUS Virtual Course 2020.
2020.11
Publications & Presentations
Y. Sadamichi gave presentation on ” Introduction of CCUS Feasibility Study on Gundih Gas Field in Central Java, Indonesia ” at Third East Asia Energy Forum.Y. Sadamichi gave presentation on ” Introduction of CCUS Feasibility Study on Gundih Gas Field in Central Java, Indonesia ” at Third East Asia Energy Forum.
2020.10
Publications & Presentations
M. Sasaki, S. Ishizawa, T. Fukui, Y. Ishitsuka gave presentation on ” Predictive anomaly detection of system equipment at International Space Station using machine learning ” The 64th conference of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space SciencesM. Sasaki, S. Ishizawa, T. Fukui, Y. Ishitsuka gave presentation on ” Predictive anomaly detection of system equipment at International Space Station using machine learning ” The 64th conference of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
2020.10
Publications & Presentations
Y. Kishimoto gave presentation on ” Issues for commercialization of CCS - Long-term responsibility – ” at Japan-Asia CCUS Forum 2020.Y. Kishimoto gave presentation on ” Issues for commercialization of CCS - Long-term responsibility – ” at Japan-Asia CCUS Forum 2020.
2020.09
Service
Aomori Office moved on September 1st, 2020.

The new address of Aomori Office is as follows:

   353-1 Aza Nozuki, Obuchi, Rokkasho-mura,
   Kamikita-gun, Aomori 039-3212

2020.08
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Unconventional Marine Survey Methods Using Tools Such as AUV” by S. NAKAJIMA, M. MIKI was published in Japan Society of Maintenology, Japan Society of Maintenology.The contributed article “Unconventional Marine Survey Methods Using Tools Such as AUV” by S. NAKAJIMA, M. MIKI was published in Japan Society of Maintenology , Japan Society of Maintenology.
2020.07
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Nuclear Engineering in the U.S.” by R.TAHARA was published in Japan Society of Maintenology, Japan Society of Maintenology.The contributed article “Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Nuclear Engineering in the U.S.” by R.TAHARA was published in Japan Society of Maintenology , Japan Society of Maintenology.
2020.07
Publications & Presentations
H. Katoh published “Differences in activities of two antioxidative enzymes,superoxide dismutase and catalase, in gills and red blood cells of yellowtail, red sea bream and Japanese flounder, as a possible cause of different tolerances to Chattonella marina blooms” in Aquaculture Science.H. Katoh published “Differences in activities of two antioxidative enzymes,superoxide dismutase and catalase, in gills and red blood cells of yellowtail, red sea bream and Japanese flounder, as a possible cause of different tolerances to Chattonella marina blooms” in Aquaculture Science.
2020.05
Service
Adoption of the City-to-City Collaboration Toward Zero-Carbon Society Projects in Indonesia, Maldives, and Malaysia   JANUS, Toyama City, and private companies in Toyama City jointly proposed the projects below and were selected by the Japan Ministry of the Environment (MOE) to conduct the “City-to-City Collaboration Toward Zero-Carbon Society Projects in 2020.”

  • Indonesia: “City-to-city collaboration project by Toyama City to realize SDGs future city for Bali Province and Semarang, Central Java Province”
  •  Maldives: “Support Project for Developing a Sustainable Eco-friendly Smart City: An Intercity Collaboration between Toyama City and Male’ City”
  •  Malaysia: “Decarbonized city building project through the construction of a decarbonized transportation system using biofuel and the dissemination of renewable energy”
   The Paris Agreement (effective November 2016) stipulates that central governments, non-governmental players including local governments, and cities will fast-track countermeasures combating climate change. As part of this worldwide effort, local governments will play an important role in developing and implementing projects to tackle regional climate change issues. The goal of MOE’s “City-to-City Collaboration Toward Zero-Carbon Society Projects” is for Japanese local governments to: a) collaborate with Japanese research institutions, private organizations, and universities to promote the use of Japanese decarbonized and low-carbon technologies and services for overseas cities; and b) support other decarbonization activities in order to effectively and efficiently boost activities to create a decarbonized society. This program will support the development of master plans and the evaluation of technology and selection processes in overseas cities, as well as promote capacity-building for decarbonization and low-carbonization by Japanese local governments.

  Toyama City’s policy planning and decision making revolves around sustainable city management based on compact urban development centered on public transportation—resulting in their renown environmentally advanced city status, as an “environmental future city” and “SDGs future city.” In addition, to fulfill SDG goal 17, to strengthen and revitalize global partnerships, the City is collaborating with overseas cities to promote and disseminate environmental technologies and knowledge that housed within the City and companies with Toyama City.

  For this project, JANUS will conduct studies on the applicability of decarbonization technology in five cities within three countries—Indonesia, Maldives, and Malaysia—in cooperation with Toyama City and Toyama companies with excellent decarbonization technology.

  Indonesia:With the objective of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and developing a JCM Model Project in the province of Bali Province and Semarang City in Central Java, JANUS will examine fuel conversion businesses from diesel to natural gas and the expansion of renewable energy with a focus on solar power generation.


  Maldives:With the goal of converting the Hulhumale area in Greater Male’, to become a “smart” and “compact” environment-friendly city, JANUS will examine low carbon public transport development projects, gas conversion projects for diesel power generation facilities, renewable energy/energy saving diffusion projects, and biogas power generation using organic disposal materials.

  Malaysia:JANUS will examine low-carbon public transportation utilizing biofuels and diffusion of renewable energy centered on small hydroelectric power generation, aiming to achieve compact city development centered on public transportation in Iskandar, Johor, and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. JANUS will also consider using bio-gas liquefaction technology that JGC Global Co., Ltd. is looking to develop as a low-carbon public transportation option utilizing biofuels.

  In developing countries with advancing economies, it is apparent that increased urban population is leading to urban problems such as increase in traffic congestion, greenhouse gas emissions, and air pollution. In order to solve these problems, it is necessary to deploy Japan’s excellent decarbonization/low-carbon technology and policy knowledge and know-how as a total package.

  In collaboration with Toyama City and companies in Toyama City, and utilizing the JGC Group’s technical capabilities, JANUS will accelerate activities toward developing overseas projects using this survey as a springboard and present valuable solutions for global environmental problems.

 
 
 


2020.02
Publications & Presentations
K. Usami published “Variations in sediment lithology of submarine flood deposits on the slope off Kumano River, Japan” in The Geological Society, LondonK. Usami published “Variations in sediment lithology of submarine flood deposits on the slope off Kumano River, Japan” in The Geological Society, London
2020.01
Events & Seminars
Participated in the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25)

Participated as a member of the Polish delegation at the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) in Spain on 2-15 December 2019. The venue for COP25 was Feria de Madrid (IFEMA), located near the international airport in the Spanish capital, Madrid.
According to news reports, the number of participants at COP25 was 27,000. And the interest was high even though the location was suddenly changed due to antigovernment demonstration in Chile. On the other hand, perhaps due to the change of venue, etc., there was noticeable empty space in the event hall, and it was felt that there were officials who could not make preparations in time.

 

  
COP25 Main venue(Madrid, Spain)

COP25 Results
The main agenda in COP25 was “Can we determine the bylaws of the Paris Rule Book (especially those relating to Article 6 international trade) with the Paris Agreement coming into force?” “Also, can we further increase each country’s 2030 Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to achieve the 1.5 °C scenario?” As already reported in the press, the session was extended by two days but agreement on important points has been postponed and it cannot be denied that the results were iridescent. During the negotiations, no action was taken by India, Brazil, or China to find a way out of the measures, and European countries and other countries did not find a compromise. With the US Trump administration announcing the withdrawal of the Paris Agreement, it is undeniable that political pressure on developing countries has weakened. It is thought that harsh demands from other countries for further increasing the reduction target were reported to Japan, and that the coordination of the negotiating squad was extremely difficult.
The next COP26 will be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November 2020.




COP25 Plenary hall


From now on
Whether the NDC reduction target can be raised in the five-year review and whether the detailed rules of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement can be agreed will be a major discussion at COP26. On the other hand, rising calls for tighter regulation on coal and rising protests against the climate change issues of the younger generation, symbolized by the “ Friday for Future, “ may affect Japan’s climate change policy. It is necessary to watch closely.

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2020.01
Publications & Presentations
M. Sasaki, S. Ishizawa, T. Fukui, Y. Ishitsuka gave presentation on ” Predictive anomaly detection of system equipment at International Space Station using machine learning ” The 64th conference of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space SciencesM. Sasaki, S. Ishizawa, T. Fukui, Y. Ishitsuka gave presentation on ” Predictive anomaly detection of system equipment at International Space Station using machine learning ” The 64th conference of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences
2019.10
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “R&D and Innovations for Accident Tolerant Fuel in the U.S.” by R.TAHARA was published in Japan Society of Maintenology, Japan Society of Maintenology.The contributed article “R&D and Innovations for Accident Tolerant Fuel in the U.S.” by R.TAHARA was published in Japan Society of Maintenology , Japan Society of Maintenology.
2019.06
Service
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) and JAPAN NUS Co., Ltd. (JANUS)The Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) and JAPAN NUS Co., Ltd. (JANUS) agreed to build a partnership by signing a memorandum of understanding on the “Realization of Regional CO2 management in Indonesia.”

ITB, a state-owned university, leads the Center of Excellence (CoE) of CCS-CCUS in collaboration with the Directorate General of Oil and Gas (Ditjen Migas), Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Indonesia, and other institutes, to undertake projects in Indonesia, associated with Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) including Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery (CO2-EOR).

JANUS is conducting research to promote the concept of regional CO2 management based on hub and clustering CO2-EOR in Indonesia. A successful implementation of the concept will make CCUS businesses economically feasible by connecting several CO2 sources and sinks such as oil and gas fields via a trunk a CO2 trunk pipeline.

Based on the MoU, ITB and JANUS will closely work together to deploy regional CO2 management in Indonesia.

As the very first partnered project under this MoU, ITB and JANUS organized the Indonesia-Japan CCUS Symposium on March 14, 2019 at the Ditjen Migas auditorium, in collaboration with Fukada Geological Institute and JGC Corporation, supported by the Ministry of Energy, Mineral Resources of Indonesia and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and other institutes from both countries.

The symposium attracted 50 participants from the government, industries, and academics in both countries, and the two countries reinforced continued partnership towards the deployment of regional CO2 management in Indonesia. JANUS will contribute to this endeavor based on its technical experience and expertise and plan to strengthen its environmental consulting business.



Indonesia-Japan CCUS Symposium, Jakarta

2019.06
Events & Seminars
K. Goto presented “New Aspects of Business for the Blue Economy” in UNDP Africa/ Japan Regional Youth Workshop on Entrepreneurship.A regional workshop under the theme “Entrepreneurship, 21st Century Leadership skills, Employment Opportunities in the Blue Economy, and from Technological Innovation” was co-hosted by UNDP regional Centre, Ethiopia, African Union, and Japan in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia from the 09th to 11th April 2019.

Koichi GOTO (Consultant) presented “New Aspects of Business for the Blue Economy” based on JANUS’s activities such as Study about Marine debris (Ocean Trash or Marine Litter) around Japan, Marine Resource Monitoring of Tuna, and Business applications relating to Blue Economy.
2019.03
Publications & Presentations
Y. Fukaya gave presentation on ” Tracking survey of transport parameters used for exposure assessment related to radioactive waste disposal etc. 1: Feed – animal products transfer coefficient ” at The 20th Workshop on Environmental Radioactivity.Y. Fukaya gave presentation on ” Tracking survey of transport parameters used for exposure assessment related to radioactive waste disposal etc. 1: Feed – animal products transfer coefficient ” at The 20th Workshop on Environmental Radioactivity.
2019.03
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Operation Period in overseas nuclear power plant ” by Y. Ohkubo was published in Monthly ENERGY FORUM.The contributed article “Operation Period in overseas nuclear power plant ” by Y. Ohkubo was published in Monthly ENERGY FORUM.
2019.02
Service
Notice of establishment of a new company in Vietnam   JAPAN NUS Co., Ltd. (JANUS) is pleased to announce that JANUS and KANSO Co., Ltd. (KANSO) established a joint venture company called JNK Environmental Research & Consulting Co., Ltd. (Location: Hanoi City) in Socialist Republic of Vietnam where continuous economic growth is expected.
  Recently, Vietnam is attracting much attention as a promising market where Japanese companies are eager to expand their businesses since it has been maintaining high economic growth by transition to market economy and integration into global economy. This trend is expected to continue and Vietnam is most likely to maintain a high economic growth rate in the future. On the other hand, it can be observed that rapid industrialization and urbanization accompanying economic growth are the causes of serious environmental problems, such as water pollution of rivers and coastal areas because of water effluent from industries and domestic sewage; or air pollution because of emissions from power plants and motorcycles.
  Taking into account the reality of such market environment, JANUS will take advantage of its knowledge and experiences as environmental and energy consultancy company cultivated so far in Japan and Hanoi representative office and integrate it with KANSO’s strength, i.e., experiences and skills in the field of environmental investigation and analysis. By doing so, JNK aims to develop business in environmental consulting, environmental research / analysis and merchandise trading to contribute to sustainable development in Vietnam.


<Profile of Joint Venture Company>
  Name  JNK Environmental Research & Consulting Co., Ltd. (略称:JNK)
CÔNG TY TNHH TƯ VẤN & NGHIÊN CỨU MÔI TRƯỜNG JNK
  Chairman Hiroshi KATO(JANUS)
  President :  Mitsuru OKAI(KANSO)
  Date of  Establishment October 23rd, 2018
  Address :  13F, ICON4 building, 243A De La Thanh, Lang Thuong ward,
Dong Da district, Hanoi , VIETNAM
  Business Activities :  Environmental consulting, environmental research/analysis and
merchandise trade 
  Investment Ratio  50% JANUS, 50% KANSO
  Website https://jnk-vn.com/en/home-page/



<Commemorative Ceremony for Establishment>
 We held a commemorative ceremony of establishment at a hotel in Hanoi on January 22nd, 2019. Thanks to the attendance of about 50 participants from government agencies, universities and companies from Vietnam and Japan, it was a great success. Once again, we would like to thank you for your support.


<Notice of Closure of Hanoi Representative Office>
 Along with the establishment of the new company as mentioned above, we decided to close Hanoi representative office in the end of January 2019, which has been active since 2015. We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has cooperated with the activities of the representative office.

 

 

2019.02
Publications & Presentations
Y. Sadamichi gave presentation on ” Biofouling and its Solutions for Seawater-Related Facilities in Power Plants ” at 2018 Technical Seminar of Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society.Y. Sadamichi gave presentation on ” Biofouling and its Solutions for Seawater-Related Facilities in Power Plants ” at 2018 Technical Seminar of Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society.
2019.02
Publications & Presentations
S. Kobayashi published “Designing a laboratory bioassay for evaluating the efficacy of antifouling paints on Balanus amphitrite using a flow-through system” in MDPI(Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute).S. Kobayashi published “Designing a laboratory bioassay for evaluating the efficacy of antifouling paints on Balanus amphitrite using a flow-through system” in MDPI(Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute).
2018.12
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Reliablity assessment of papers on Endocrine disruptors in the EXTEND2016 of MoE, Japan.” by Y. KAWASHIMA was published in News Letter, Vol.21, No.3, Japan Society of Endocrine Disrupter Research.The contributed article “Reliablity assessment of papers on Endocrine disruptors in the EXTEND2016 of MoE, Japan.” by Y. KAWASHIMA was published in News Letter, Vol.21, No.3, Japan Society of Endocrine Disrupter Research.
2018.11
Publications & Presentations
Y. MATSUNAGA gave presentation on ” Back ground and cause of differences between “science and technology communication” and “risk communication” ” at The Society for Risk Analysis Japan The 31st Annual Meeting.Y. MATSUNAGA gave presentation on ” Back ground and cause of differences between “science and technology communication” and “risk communication” ” at The Society for Risk Analysis Japan The 31st Annual Meeting.
2018.10
Publications & Presentations
K. ITO published “Effective Utilization of Radiation Resistant RF Tag in the Decommissioning Work Management” in The fourth International Conference on Maintenance Science and Technology (ICMST 2018).K. ITO published “Effective Utilization of Radiation Resistant RF Tag in the Decommissioning Work Management” in The fourth International Conference on Maintenance Science and Technology (ICMST 2018).
2018.09
Publications & Presentations
S. Sun gave presentation on “Discussion on NORM Management under Japanese Situation Based on Graded Approach ” at 9th International Conference on High Level Environmental Radiation Areas – For Understanding Chronic Low-Dose-Rate Radiation Exposure Health Effects and Social Impacts (ICHLERA 2018)S. Sun gave presentation on “Discussion on NORM Management under Japanese Situation Based on Graded Approach ” at 9th International Conference on High Level Environmental Radiation Areas – For Understanding Chronic Low-Dose-Rate Radiation Exposure Health Effects and Social Impacts (ICHLERA 2018)
2018.08
Publications & Presentations
H. Toma published “Mechanisms of thyroid carcinogenesis” in Journal of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan “ATOMOΣ”H. Toma published “Mechanisms of thyroid carcinogenesis” in Journal of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan “ATOMOΣ”
2018.07
Publications & Presentations
M. Kitagawa gave presentation on ” Environmental Impact Assessment for Offshore Oil and Gas Developments ” at International Ocean and Polar Engineering (ISOPE).M. Kitagawa gave presentation on ” Environmental Impact Assessment for Offshore Oil and Gas Developments ” at International Ocean and Polar Engineering (ISOPE).
2018.07
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Detection of ships and recognition of ship types from images using deep learning Participation Report” by K. IWASAKI was published in KANRIN 79 2018/7The contributed article “Detection of ships and recognition of ship types from images using deep learning Participation Report” by K. IWASAKI was published in KANRIN 79 2018/7
2018.06
Publications & Presentations
M. Kitagawa gave presentation on ” Environmental Impact Assessment for Offshore Oil and Gas Developments ” at Oceans ’18 MTS/IEEE Kobe/Techno-Ocean 2018.M. Kitagawa gave presentation on ” Environmental Impact Assessment for Offshore Oil and Gas Developments ” at Oceans ’18 MTS/IEEE Kobe/Techno-Ocean 2018.
2018.06
Publications & Presentations
N. Hiki gave presentation on ” Global surveillance of plastic-derived contaminants and POPs in seabirds by using preen gland oil ” at Japan society for environmental chemistry.N. Hiki gave presentation on ” Global surveillance of plastic-derived contaminants and POPs in seabirds by using preen gland oil ” at Japan society for environmental chemistry.
2017.07
Service
JANUS launched a vegetable washing powder “Go Clean”.JANUS launched a vegetable washing powder “Go Clean”.
2017.06
Publications & Presentations
K. Sekigave a presentation on “Distribution of veterinary antibiotics in Asian waters” at Conference on The 26th Symposium on Environmental Chemistry.K. Seki gave a presentation on “Distribution of veterinary antibiotics in Asian waters” at Conference on The 26th Symposium on Environmental Chemistry.
2017.06
Other
Okinawa Office moved on June 1st, 2017.The new address of Okinawa Office is as follows: 

  330NIN 302, 1-10-8 Makabi, Naha 902-0068
2017.03
Publications & Presentations
K. ITOgave a presentation on ” JSM Maintenance Semniar 2017, Regulations and Industry Standards on Maintenance in US Nuclear Power Plants ” at Conference on Japan Society of Maintenology (JSM).K. ITO gave a presentation on ” JSM Maintenance Semniar 2017, Regulations and Industry Standards on Maintenance in US Nuclear Power Plants ” at Conference on Japan Society of Maintenology (JSM).
2016.12
Publications & Presentations
T. Fukumaki, I. Yabe published “Structural characteristics of the water current and halocline in brackish Lake Takahoko, Aomori.” in Advanced Marine Science and Technology Society.T. Fukumaki, I. Yabe published “Structural characteristics of the water current and halocline in brackish Lake Takahoko, Aomori.” in Advanced Marine Science and Technology Society.
2016.12
Publications & Presentations
S.Kobayashi, I.Katsuyama published “A method for evaluating the efficacy of antifouling paint using Mytilus galloprovincialis in the laboratory in a flow-through system” in PLOS ONE.S.Kobayashi, I.Katsuyama published “A method for evaluating the efficacy of antifouling paint using Mytilus galloprovincialis in the laboratory in a flow-through system” in PLOS ONE.
2016.10
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “International Academic Conference( ICMCF 2016 ) Participation Report” by KATSUYAMA I.. was published in SESSILE ORGANISMS (in Japanese)The contributed article “International Academic Conference( ICMCF 2016 ) Participation Report” by KATSUYAMA I.. was published in SESSILE ORGANISMS (in Japanese)
2016.09
Publications & Presentations
OHWADA T. gave a presentation on ” Environmental Impact Assessment for nuclear power stations in Japan” at Conference on the Prospects for Nuclear Power in the Asia Pacific Region.OHWADA T. gave a presentation on ” Environmental Impact Assessment for nuclear power stations in Japan” at Conference on the Prospects for Nuclear Power in the Asia Pacific Region.
2016.06
Publications & Presentations
KOBAYASHI I. , MATUMURA T. , KATSUYAMA I. gave a poster presentation on “A flow-through method of laboratory testing for the efficacy of antifouling paints using three types of fouling organisms: barnacle, mussel and green algae” at 18th International Congress on Marine Corrosion and Fouling – ICMCF 2016. KOBAYASHI I. , MATUMURA T. , KATSUYAMA I. gave a poster presentation on “A flow-through method of laboratory testing for the efficacy of antifouling paints using three types of fouling organisms: barnacle, mussel and green algae” at 18th International Congress on Marine Corrosion and Fouling – ICMCF 2016.
2016.05
Publications & Presentations
NAGAKI M. gave a poster presentation on ” Current Situation regarding Nuclear Power in the U.S. and Europe -Trend of Change Learned from Abroad-” at Japan Society of Maintenology, Subcommittee on International Activity.NAGAKI M. gave a poster presentation on ” Current Situation regarding Nuclear Power in the U.S. and Europe -Trend of Change Learned from Abroad-” at Japan Society of Maintenology, Subcommittee on International Activity.
2016.04
Publications & Presentations
SUGAYA J. gave a poster presentation on ” Status of Nuclear Operations and EUCG data in Japan ” at 2016 EUCG Spring Conference & Workshop.SUGAYA J. gave a poster presentation on ” Status of Nuclear Operations and EUCG data in Japan ” at 2016 EUCG Spring Conference & Workshop.
2016.04
Publications & Presentations
Kanda N. published “White Patch on the Fore-Flipper of Common Minke Whale, as a Potential Morphological Index to Identify Stocks ” in Open Journal of Animal Sciences .Kanda N.  published “White Patch on the Fore-Flipper of Common Minke Whale, as a Potential Morphological Index to Identify Stocks ” in Open Journal of Animal Sciences .
2015.11
Publications & Presentations
KAWASHIMA Y. gave a poster presentation on ” Progress of EXTEND2010″ at The 63rd National Institute for Basic Biology Conference Environment to Bioresponse.(in English)KAWASHIMA Y. gave a poster presentation on ” Progress of EXTEND2010″ at The 63rd National Institute for Basic Biology Conference Environment to Bioresponse.(in English)
2015.11
Publications & Presentations
Toma H. published “Dose and dose-rate effects of ionizing radiation: a discussion in the light of radiological protection ” in Radiation and Environmental Biophysics.Toma H.  published “Dose and dose-rate effects of ionizing radiation: a discussion in the light of radiological protection ” in Radiation and Environmental Biophysics.
2015.09
Publications & Presentations
Katuyama I. gave a presentation on ” Biofouling of coastal thermal and nuclear power plant and its prevention method : chlorination” at ” Thermal and nuclear power engineering society Tohoku branch 2015 Technical workshop and tour”Katuyama I. gave a presentation on ” Biofouling of coastal thermal and nuclear power plant and its prevention method : chlorination” at ” Thermal and nuclear power engineering society Tohoku branch 2015 Technical workshop and tour”
2015.09
Publications & Presentations
Matsumura T. , Kobayashi S. and Katsuyama I. gave a presentation on “Method of new efficacy evaluation for antifouling paints by the Green Algae, Ulva prolifera” at “The Japan Institute of Marine Engineering(JIME)Research Committee for Marine Enviroment Technologies ” .(in Japanese)Matsumura T. , Kobayashi S. and Katsuyama I. gave a presentation on “Method of new efficacy evaluation for antifouling paints by the Green Algae, Ulva prolifera” at “The Japan Institute of Marine Engineering(JIME)Research Committee for Marine Enviroment Technologies ” .(in Japanese)
2015.08
Publications & Presentations
Shigemura Y. and Mizoguchi M. published “Chromosomal Aberrations in Wild Mice Captured in Areas Differentially Contaminated by the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident.” in Environmental Science & Technology as co-authors.Shigemura Y. and Mizoguchi M. published “Chromosomal Aberrations in Wild Mice Captured in Areas Differentially Contaminated by the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident.” in Environmental Science & Technology as  co-authors.
2015.07
Publications & Presentations
Fujii Y. gave a presentation on “The Advancement of Maintenance for Nuclear Power Plant in USA.” at the 12th Annual Conference, Japan Society of Maintenology. (in Japanese)
2015.07
Publications & Presentations
Katsuyama I. gave a lecture on “Review of antifouling technique for cooling water system and its assessment.” in the Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society. (in Japanese)Katsuyama I. gave a lecture on “Review of antifouling technique for cooling water system and its assessment.” in the Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society. (in Japanese)
2015.07
Publications & Presentations
Ito K. and Tomita Y. gave a presentation on “Recommendations related to the Problem of Limiting the Life of Japanese Nuclear Power Plants to 40 years, No.2 – Review of Overseas Countries Status”, The 12th Academic Symposium by Japan Society of Maintenology, July 2015, (in Japanese)Ito K. and Tomita Y. gave a presentation on “Recommendations related to the Problem of Limiting the Life of Japanese Nuclear Power Plants to 40 years, No. 2 – Review of Overseas Countries Status”, The 12th Academic Symposium by Japan Society of Maintenology, July 2015, (in Japanese)
2015.06
Publications & Presentations
Satake S. published “Measurement of the Inorganic Ions in PM2.5 at Western Tokyo and the Evaluation for AQM Performance Based on the Measurement.” in Earozoru Kenkyu as a co-author. . (in Japanese)Satake S. published “Measurement of the Inorganic Ions in PM2.5 at Western Tokyo and the Evaluation for AQM Performance Based on the Measurement.” in Earozoru Kenkyu as a co-author. . (in Japanese)
2015.05
Publications & Presentations
Ito K. gave a co-presentation on “Evaluation of Gamma Ray Durability and its Application of Shieled RF Tags.” at the 23th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering.Ito K. gave a co-presentation on “Evaluation of Gamma Ray Durability and its Application of Shieled RF Tags.” at the 23th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering.
2015.05
Publications & Presentations
Nagaki M. gave a presentation on “History and Current Status of Fire Protection Regulation for Nuclear Power Plant -Case Study of U.S. Regulation- ” at the Japan Association for Fire Science and Engineering Annual Symposium 2015. (in Japanese)Nagaki M. gave a presentation on “History and Current Status of Fire Protection Regulation for Nuclear Power Plant -Case Study of U.S. Regulation- ” at the Japan Association for Fire Science and Engineering Annual Symposium 2015. (in Japanese)
2015.04
Publications & Presentations
Katsuyama I. gave a lecture on “Review of antifouling technique for cooling water system and its assessment.” in the Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society. (in Japanese)Katsuyama I. gave a lecture on “Review of antifouling technique for cooling water system and its assessment.” in the Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Society. (in Japanese)
2015.04
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “Introduction to Plastination and its Usage.” by Horiuchi K. and Oka K. was published in JEAS News, No.146. (in Japanese)The contributed article “Introduction to Plastination and its Usage.” by Horiuchi K. and Oka K. was published in JEAS News, No.146. (in Japanese)
2015.04
Publications & Presentations
The contributed article “IAEA Activity for Long-term Safe Operation of Nuclear Power Plants. – SALTO peer review” by Nakamura R. was published in Hozengaku. (in Japanese)The contributed article “IAEA Activity for Long-term Safe Operation of Nuclear Power Plants. – SALTO peer review” by Nakamura R. was published in Hozengaku. (in Japanese)
2015.03
Publications & Presentations
Shinagawa T. gave a presentation on “Environmental education exploring the nature around you: words left by Prof.Hamaguchi.” at the 21th Civic environmental activities meeting. (in Japanese)Shinagawa T. gave a presentation on “Environmental education exploring the nature around you: words left by Prof.Hamaguchi.” at the 21th Civic environmental activities meeting. (in Japanese)
2015.03
Publications & Presentations
Shinohara C. and Kuwagaki R. gave a presentation on “Development of CCS communications and knowledge sharing framework.” at the Spring Conference 2015, Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan. (in Japanese)Shinohara C. and Kuwagaki R.  gave a presentation on “Development of CCS communications and knowledge sharing framework.” at the Spring Conference 2015, Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan. (in Japanese)
2015.01
Publications & Presentations
Shigemura Y. published “Estimation of absorbed radiation dose rates in wild rodents inhabiting a site severely contaminated by the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident.” in Journal of Environmental Radioactivity as a co-author.Shigemura Y. published “Estimation of absorbed radiation dose rates in wild rodents inhabiting a site severely contaminated by the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident.” in Journal of Environmental Radioactivity as a co-author.