Japan Atomic Energy Agency
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (日本原子力研究開発機構 Nihon genshiryoku kenkyū kaihatsu kikō ) or JAEA, is a Japanese organization that seeks to research, promote, and monitor the peaceful use of nuclear energy. It is an Independent Administrative Institution.
History[change | change source]
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency was formed October 1, 2005 by a merger of the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI) and the Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute (JNC).
- Basic research of nuclear energy
- Promotion of research and development results
- Human resource development
- Study and analysis of safety regulation, nuclear disaster prevention, international non-proliferation, etc.
Related pages[change | change source]
- Independent Administrative Institution
- List of Independent Administrative Institutes in Japan
- Fukushima I nuclear accidents
References[change | change source]
- JAEA is an English acronym. JAEA stands for "Japan Atomic Energy Agency".
- 独立行政法人一覧 (Japanese) ("The List of Independent Administrative Institutions"), 2009; retrieved 2012-6-2.
- Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA),"October 2005 Establishment of Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) by merging JAERI and JNC"; retrieved 2012-6-2.
- JAEA, "What does the JAEA do?; retrieved 2012-6-2.