Tennessee Valley Authority

Areas of Global Change Research. Research by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) focuses on the regional and local scale aspects of climatic and hydrologic systems, biogeochemical dynamics, climate change impacts assessment, and greenhouse gas sources and sinks.

TVAProgram TitleFY95FY96FY97
Request
ERCEnvironmental Impacts of Bioenergy Plantations0.40.10.0
ERCReduction of N2O Emissions from Fertilizers0.30.00.0
ERCRegional Climate Change Impact Assessment0.30.00.0
Total1.00.1
President's Request1.01.00.0

Related Research. TVA also sponsors research emphasizing environmental and economic concerns, including programs for managing water resource systems and power operations, water quality, biological health of reservoirs and rivers, and wetlands.

Mapping of Budget Request to Appropriations Legislation. In the Energy and Water Development Appropriation Bill, TVA Environmental Research Center (ERC) USGCRP activities are funded within the TVA section of Title IV - Independent Agencies.