global change research

(4) “global change research” means study, monitoring, assessment, prediction, and information management activities to describe and understand— (A) the interactive physical, chemical, and biological processes that regulate the total Earth system; (B) the unique environment that the Earth provides for life; (C) changes that are occurring in the Earth system; and (D) the manner in which such system, environment, and changes are influenced by human actions;


15 USC § 2921(4)

Scoping language

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