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Japanese Earth Sciences Translation Services

Japanese researchers work with science institutions from all over the world in order to address issues of both public and global interest such as global warming, earthquake prediction, fossil fuel deposits and the like.

At The Japanese Connection, we are dedicated to aiding research and progress in the earth sciences through effective and uninterrupted communication.

With expertise in multiple branches of Earth Science and with over twenty-five years’ experience providing expert, high-quality interpreting and translation services between Japanese and English and many other languages, The Japanese Connection is happy to assist you with any enquiry for which translation or interpreting assistance may be required.




Geology is currently commercailly important for natural resource exploitation. The Japanese Connection is able to provide translators who are specialists in the field of geology, with backgrounds in specialist areas.


Discovering new deposits and potential fuel sources, their work is essential to both the Japanese and global economy. At The Japanese Connection, we can provide language assistance for all aspects of this important field.

Physical Geography 

Japan's interest in physical geography is often in oceanography or biogeochemistry. The Japanese Connection can provide a tailored service, with precise translation, an understanding of industry-specific terminology.

Earth Sciences in Japan 

Earth Sciences in Japan are of especial importance due to the seismic and volcanic activity the islands often experience. Its situation, in close proximity to the convergence of tectonic plates, means it is classed as a volcanic zone. Much Japanese research is directed towards the prediction, observation and mitigation of natural disasters. JAMSTEC (Japanese Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology) both promotes and contributes to academic research in the Earth Sciences field. It comprises many research institutes who undertake research in a number of fields relating to earthquakes; tsunamis; marine-floor observation technologies; biogeoscience; ocean-land modelling and research into both tropical and cryosphere climates. It also collaborates with the United Nations on global projects like ‘climate-change solutions’ – an area of universal consequence.

Looking for Japanese language assistance in another field? 

The Japanese Connection provides specialist interpreting and translation services in a wide array of specialist fields. Whatever your requirement, we can find the right Japanese linguist to assist you. If your industry or project-type is not listed here, please contact us directly with your enquiry.

Our language specialists utilise their knowledge of subject-specific terminology to deliver precise, unambiguous translations whatever the context - enabling you to communicate effectively with the rest of the world. We are also able to adapt to almost any type of project.

What to do next? 

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If you would like more information about our Japanese language services, please contact us.