"Geo-Scope", the Miraikan's exhibit which allows you to access Earth observation data through an intuitively operated interface, has become an eBook.

Screenshot: All contents

Screenshot: A content "Seasonal Variation of Solar Radiation"

Miraikan has released a free eBook "Geo-Scope: Exploring the Earth" in iBooks Store through which you can access several data and simulations about the Earth environment.

This book is an eBook version of Miraikan's permanent exhibit "Geo-Scope", which allows you to explore the Earth seeing it in a new light through a touch panel that can be intuitively operated. You can enjoy the same operating experience of the exhibition at your own device by downloading the content.


With 36 contents it provides data covering areas such as seasonal changes in ecology, climate change, etc. collected from domestic and international scientists and research institutes. This eBook allows each person to see the Earth in a new light from their own experience of viewing details according to one's own interest, finding relationship between data, etc.

[Japanese Version]
Title: Geo-Scope に地球を探る
Publisher: iBooks Store

[English Version]
Title: Geo-Scope Search for the Earth
Publisher: iBooks Store

Release date: Monday, February 29, 2016
Developer: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation(Miraikan)
Price: Free
Compatibility: iPad Pro, iPad Air or later, iPad mini3 or later

Seasonal Variation of Solar Radiation/The Arctic Tern Migration/Earth at Night/World Map of Honeybees/Forest Fires/Ozone Concentration/Future Projection, Air Temperature etc.

Cooperating Institutes:
ARC-PIC.COM/Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry/Chuo University/
Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland/The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan-Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism/Hokkaido University/The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) /Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) /Japan Meteorological Agency/Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) /Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology/Ministry of the Environment/National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) /National Institute for Environmental Studies/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) /National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention(NIED)/Tokyo Cartographic/United States Geological Survey (USGS) /The University of Tokyo etc.


Permanent Exhibit "Geo-Scope"