Kamikochi Field Station

Institute of Mountain Science, Shinshu University



Longitude: 137°40′07", Latitude: 36°15′12", Altitude: 1530m

Covering Fields

Geology, Geography, Meteorology, Hydrology, Glaciology, Environmental Science, Plant Ecology, Animal Ecology, Environmental Design

Field information

The Kamikochi Field Station locates at Myojin Area in Kamikochi, where is designated as Special Protection Zone of "Chubu Sangaku National Park." The station serves as a valuable field base for Kamikochi area as well as the Yari-hotaka Mountains. The accommodation capacity of the station is ca.35 persons. The automatic weather station has been installed. Three experimental ponds are available at this station.


Main Bldg., Annex, Experimental pound, Automatic Weather Station, Live camera

Contact Us

Address: Asahi 3-1-1, Matsumoto 390-8621, Japan
Contact person: Matsumoto Office, Institute of Mountain Science, Shinshu University
Tel.: +81-263-37-2342
Facsimile.: +81-263-37-4109