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Database

Biodiversity conservation
Link to Invasive species of Japan

This is a searchable database containing information on the main invasive alien species of Japan.

Link to invasive species of Japan

Image of Avian influenza virus invasion risk map

This map helps predict domestic areas where the risk of avian influenza infiltration from overseas is high.

* for administrative agencies only
* Japanese version only

Link to Tropical coastal ecosystems portal

A website that provides information on tropical coastal ecosystems that includes the world distribution maps, mangrove species lists and the ecosystem functions. We hope this information contributes to better understanding of tropical coastal ecosystems and stimulates further discussion on these ecosystems.

Link to Tropical coastal ecosystems portal

Link to Biodiversity web mapping system

BioWM is a mapping system for GBIF occurrence data (e.g., observation and specimen records) and research data provided by Center for Environmental Biology and Ecosystem Studies.

Link to Biodiversity web mapping system

Image of Hokkaido freshwater fish database

The largest fish distribution database in Hokkaido, Japan.

* Japanese version only

Image of Creatures of irrigation pond and its environment

Provide biodiversity information accumulated in the study of the southern part of Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, using the geographic information system (GIS) (as of May 2017, release of GIS is suspended)

* Japanese version only


Environmental monitoring
Link to Lake Kasumigaura Database

Database providing water quality and aquatic organisms data of Lake Kasumigaura, which has been monitored for more than 40 years since the establishment of NIES.

Link to Lake Kasumigaura Database

Image of Lake Mashuu Long-term Environmental Monitoring

Provide outline of monitoring survey conducted for many years, observation result, observation data, related literature information provided at Lake Mashuu.

* Japanese version only

Image of Land water monitoring department of Global Environmental Monitoring System

Inland water monitoring division of Global Environmental Monitoring System "GEMS (Global Environmental Monitoring System)." The only monitoring project covering global freshwater quality.

* Japanese version only


Genetic information
Link to Microbial culture collection at NIES

It is possible to refer to the list of strains preserved in the microbial culture collection at NIES, which includes the essential information of the culture strains, references, and image data. Additional information such as how to order, deposit, handle, and cultivate strains is also available.

Link to Microbial culture collection at NIES

Link to Chironomid DNA Barcode Database

Database search system providing DNA barcoding information on chironomid specimens, including DNA barcodes, taxonomy, and collection sites.

Link to Chironomid DNA Barcode Database

Image of Wildlife genetic resource database

Database of wildlife cells, tissues, and DNA stored at Environmental Specimen Time Capsule Building of NIES and Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University.

* Japanese version only

Image of Sample database of endangered species (algae)

Database search system of stocks of endangered algae possessed by Microbial Culture Collection.

* Japanese version only


Environment map
Image of Japan national standard land-use mesh data

Land use data that can be used to estimate biodiversity on a national scale. It was constructed by integrating and standardizing the vegetation survey data of National Survey on the Natural Environment, which was conducted from 1988 to 1998 by Ministry of the Environment, Japan.

* Japanese version only

Image of Japan Satoyama index mesh data

A database that calculates the heterogeneity of land use (called the "Satoyama Index") for evaluating biodiversity in agricultural landscapes from the Japan national standard land use mesh data.

* Japanese version only


Taxonomic information
Image of Japanese algae Ishisango species in Tanegashima

Information and image retrieval system published in the catalog of "Zooxanthelalte corals of Japan - Tanegashima -" issued by the Center in 2015.

* Japanese version only


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