Global Change Research Law and Legal Definition

According to 15 USCS § 2921 (4), [Title 15. Commerce and Trade; Chapter 56a. Global Change Research] the term 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.”