Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere

Historical background

Wood Research Institute (WRI) Ionosphere Research Laboratory (IRL) 
1944
The Wood Research Institute (WRI) was established.
1961
The lonosphere Research Laboratory (IRL) was established.
1949
WRI was recognized as an institute affiliated to Kyoto University.
1981
The Radio Atmospheric Science Center (RASC) was established from reorganizing and renaming IRL.
1979
Wood Preserving Facilities was constructed.
1984
A cooperative study program was initiated. The MU radar was established.
1980
The Xylarium was constructed.
1993
The KDK computer system was introduced.
1991
The institute was reorganized and expanded into four divisions.
1996
The Microwave Energy Transmission Laboratory (METLAB) was established.
1994 
Wood Composite Hall was completed.
2000
RASC was reorganized and renamed as the Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere (RASC).

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2004
The Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH) was established.
2005
RISH was approved as a cooperative research institute.

2005 
Collaborations between the EAR (Equatorial Atmosphere Radar) in Indonesia; the Wood Composite Hall, Living-Sphere Simulation Field (LSF) in Kagoshima; the Deterioration Organisms Laboratory (DOL); and the Database of the Humanosphere were initiated.

2006 
Usage of the Forest-Biomass Evaluation and Analysis System commenced.
2007 
The Virtual Field for Humanosphere was established.
2008 
The Development and Assessment of Sustainable Humanosphere (DASH) system was introduced.
2010
RISH became the approved joint usage Research Center for Humanosphere Science.
2011 
Frontier Research in Sustainable HUmanosphere started.
2011 
The Advanced Microwave Energy Transmission Laboratory (A-METLAB) and the Analysis and Development System for Advanced Materials (ADAM) were founded.
2014 
The 10th anniversary ceremony was held. “Introduction for HUmanosphere Science” was published.
2015 
The MU radar was selected as the IEEE milestone.
2016 
A new mission statement was introduced.
2016
RISH was approved as a WDS Regular Member.

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