This is the seventh issue of the "Japanese Arctic Research Directoryh, our information bulletin with a listing of current Japanese field scientific activity in the Arctic, which was published by the Arctic Environment Research Center (AERC) of the National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR). Universities and research institutes must correspond to Arctic environment of the global change with mutual cooperation. To promote active information exchange among these researches, we had started publishing the issue annually since 2000. Based on the questionnaires to potential contributors (>600) researches, which are planned in 2006 fiscal year, are listed in this bulletin. Your suggestions for improving the questionnaire are welcome.
Director of Arctic Environment Research Center
National Institute of Polar Research, Japan