Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences
Address: c/o Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 980-8578, Japan
President: Akira TSUCHIYAMA (Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science,
Vice President: Masaki ENAMI (Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University)
Secretary: Michihiko NAKAMURA (Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University)
The Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences (JAMS) is a contact society as a member of IMA on behalf of the official representative of Science Council of Japan. It is a scientific association with 957 members, established in 2007 by merging the Mineralogical Society of Japan, founded in 1955, and the Japanese Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists, and Economic Geologists, established in 1928.
Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences (JMPS); ISI journal with an impact factor
Ganseki Koubutsu Kagaku (GKK, Japanese Magazine of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences); in Japanese
The JAMS belongs to a group of mineralogical and geochemical participative societies publishing Elements.