Membership

TheMeteorological  Society of Japan (MSJ) is open to all individuals and organizations interested in atmospheric science, weather, climate, and related science and technology. No references are required to become a member.

For individuals there are three membership categories (General, Student and Senior (aged 65 over)).:

  • General, Student, Senior receives a print version of ‘Tenki’ , the bulletin journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (MSJ), which is published in Japanese.

For Organizations there are three membership categories (A, B, and C).: 

  • Category A receives a print version of ‘Tenki’ , the bulletin journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (MSJ), which is published in Japanese.
  • Category B receives a print version of ‘Tenki’ and the Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan (JMSJ). JMSJ, which is published in English, is a medium for the publication of research papers in the science of pure and applied meteorology and related studies of atmospheric physics/chemistry, climate systems, and geophysical planetary fluid dynamics.
  • Category C receives JMSJ.

Annual membership fees cover the calendar year. If you join the Society in the middle of the year, your membership fees will be prorated.

Standard postage is included in the annual fee for each category. Airmail and registered mail options are available and are detailed below.

All members receive a discount to the Article Processing Charge for JMSJ. Full details are in the JMSJ Instructions to Authors.

Membership Fees

For Individuals

Category Annual Fee*
General Tenki 9,000 yen
Student Tenki 4,200 yen
Seniors (aged 65 or over) Tenki 6,000 yen

For Organizations

Category Annual Fee*
A Tenki 11,000 yen
B Tenki & JMSJ 20,000 yen
C JMSJ 12,200 yen

Expedited mailing options (for all categories)

Category Additional cost for Air Mail Additional cost for Registered Mail
Tenki 4,800 yen/year 4,200 yen/year
JMSJ 4,800 yen/year 2,100 yen/year

Application form

Please complete the application form and mail it to the secretariat of the MSJ:

      For Individuals                    WORD            PDF

      For Organaizations             WORD            PDF         

 Upon receiving your application, the secretariat will send you a membership fee invoice.  

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