Our Changing Planet: The FY 2001 U.S. Global Change Research Program

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This report, prepared under the auspices of the President's National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), highlights the Program's recent research and describes future plans and goals. The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) was established in 1989 and authorized by Congress in the Global Change Research Act of 1990. The first edition of Our Changing Planet was transmitted to the Congress as a supplement to the FY1990 budget. In just over a decade, the USGCRPhas generated remarkable improvements to our knowledge of Earth's global-scale environmental processes and helped identify and explain the causes and consequences of a series of global environmental changes, including ozone depletion and climate change.

Creator(s): Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Committee on Environment and Natural Resources of the National Science and Technology Council
Creation Date: September 2000
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Place of Publication: Washington, DC 20502
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  • Creation: September 2000
Description:

This report, prepared under the auspices of the President's National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), highlights the Program's recent research and describes future plans and goals. The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) was established in 1989 and authorized by Congress in the Global Change Research Act of 1990. The first edition of Our Changing Planet was transmitted to the Congress as a supplement to the FY1990 budget. In just over a decade, the USGCRPhas generated remarkable improvements to our knowledge of Earth's global-scale environmental processes and helped identify and explain the causes and consequences of a series of global environmental changes, including ozone depletion and climate change.

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44 p. : col. ill.

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Keyword(s): climate variability and change | human contributions and responses | enivoronmental policy | water cycle | Carbon cycle | ecosystems
Series Title: Our Changing Planet
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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