The Commission promotes research and development in:
(a) Terrestrial and planetary noise of natural origin, seismic associated electromagnetic fields;
(b) Man-made noise;
(c) The composite noise environment;
(d) The effects of noise on system performance;
(e) The lasting effects of natural and intentional emissions on equipment performance;
(f) The scientific basis of noise and interference control, electromagnetic compatibility;
(g) Spectrum management.