Federal Funds Survey FY 1994, 1995, and 1996, Vol. XLIV

Detailed Statistical Tables

Historical Data-Obligations


  TABLE C-105.  FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS FOR TOTAL RESEARCH, BY DETAILED FIELD OF
     SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: FISCAL YEARS 1975-85 [DOLLARS IN MILLIONS]
                                                                                                                                      
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FIELD OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING |  1975  |  1976  |  1977  |  1978  |  1979  |  1980  |  1981  |  1982  |  1983  |  1984  |  1985    
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  TOTAL, ALL FIELDS .............| 6,729.7| 7,619.3| 8,514.1| 9,606.8|10,535.0|11,597.4|12,212.8|13,022.2|14,253.5|14,978.8|16,133.4  
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LIFE SCIENCES, TOTAL ............| 2,455.2| 2,649.7| 3,007.7| 3,427.1| 3,848.3| 4,192.3| 4,435.6| 4,745.5| 5,177.9| 5,635.9| 6,362.5  
  BIOL & AGRICULTURAL, TOTAL ....| 1,452.2| 1,535.8| 1,777.6| 2,024.0| 2,320.3| 2,507.6| 2,711.8| 2,811.8| 3,064.4| 3,325.0| 3,755.3  
    BIOL (EXCL ENVIRONMENTAL) ...|      NA|      NA|      NA| 1,488.5| 1,702.2| 1,830.6| 1,996.6| 2,079.3| 2,305.5| 2,563.1| 2,885.7  
    ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY .......|      NA|      NA|      NA|   184.9|   216.6|   229.7|   220.3|   183.5|   193.6|   250.0|   260.3  
    AGRICULTURAL ................|      NA|      NA|      NA|   350.7|   401.5|   447.2|   494.8|   549.0|   565.2|   512.0|   609.3  
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  MEDICAL SCIENCES, TOTAL .......|   951.1| 1,042.9| 1,138.8| 1,287.4| 1,380.6| 1,536.9| 1,609.9| 1,773.0| 1,927.5| 2,112.8| 2,368.5  
    CLINICAL MEDICAL ............|   550.6|   586.7|   634.4|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA  
    OTHER MEDICAL ...............|   400.5|   456.3|   504.4|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA  
  LIFE SCIENCES, N.E.C. .........|    51.9|    71.0|    91.4|   115.7|   147.3|   147.9|   113.9|   160.7|   186.1|   198.1|   238.7  
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PSYCHOLOGY, TOTAL ...............|   139.2|   144.0|   156.2|   176.7|   197.4|   199.0|   208.9|   218.4|   240.9|   266.7|   327.1  
  BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS ............|    37.4|    43.8|    57.6|    53.4|    56.8|    59.9|    57.5|    59.6|    63.2|    80.8|    91.2  
  SOCIAL ASPECTS ................|    57.1|    54.9|    54.5|    65.4|    83.6|    94.8|    93.5|    98.1|   104.7|   107.8|   142.9  
  PSYCHOLOGICAL SCI, N.E.C. .....|    44.7|    45.3|    44.1|    57.9|    57.0|    44.3|    57.9|    60.7|    73.0|    78.1|    93.1  
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PHYSICAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ........| 1,096.6| 1,258.9| 1,530.2| 1,645.6| 1,792.6| 2,000.6| 2,220.5| 2,500.4| 2,891.4| 2,969.0| 3,046.0  
  ASTRONOMY .....................|   168.3|   163.1|   197.3|   213.6|   284.4|   285.7|   281.0|   275.8|   357.4|   382.3|   414.7  
  CHEMISTRY .....................|   285.6|   328.4|   370.7|   405.0|   443.6|   454.5|   486.9|   481.2|   520.3|   606.4|   650.4  
  PHYSICS .......................|   595.0|   709.3|   866.3|   942.4| 1,022.7| 1,182.5| 1,345.6| 1,610.5| 1,854.6| 1,836.4| 1,816.0  
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .....|    47.8|    58.1|    95.9|    84.6|    41.8|    77.9|   107.0|   132.9|   159.2|   143.9|   164.8  
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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ...|   727.3|   769.3|   906.0| 1,024.6| 1,101.0| 1,261.0| 1,121.1| 1,148.3| 1,251.2| 1,275.9| 1,403.7  
  ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..........|   302.2|   289.3|   318.4|   319.2|   348.7|   409.5|   373.4|   425.8|   460.7|   434.1|   486.0  
  GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES ...........|   191.7|   227.2|   269.4|   316.4|   358.7|   401.8|   396.1|   357.6|   333.5|   359.0|   429.0  
  OCEANOGRAPHY ..................|   143.8|   164.0|   195.9|   223.8|   220.5|   262.1|   261.7|   261.3|   343.5|   363.5|   398.5  
  ENVIRONMENTAL SCI, N.E.C. .....|    89.5|    88.8|   122.3|   165.2|   173.1|   187.6|    89.9|   103.6|   113.5|   119.3|    90.2  
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MATH & COMPUTER SCI, TOTAL ......|   125.3|   157.8|   195.9|   216.3|   210.3|   240.9|   278.9|   350.1|   419.4|   440.3|   574.9  
  MATHEMATICS ...................|      NA|    69.9|    96.4|    93.4|    84.2|    90.9|   117.7|   128.1|   133.5|   151.0|   183.6  
  COMPUTER SCIENCES .............|      NA|    73.6|    89.4|   107.3|   106.3|   128.6|   121.5|   170.9|   214.6|   214.5|   280.3  
  MATH & COMPUTER SCI, N.E.C. ...|      NA|    14.3|    10.1|    15.7|    19.9|    21.4|    39.7|    51.0|    71.4|    74.8|   111.0  
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ENGINEERING, TOTAL ..............| 1,717.8| 2,068.7| 2,112.9| 2,421.2| 2,571.6| 2,830.1| 3,071.5| 3,386.5| 3,517.0| 3,624.1| 3,617.6  
  AERONAUTICAL ..................|   345.1|   526.8|   408.8|   482.9|   624.9|   708.1|   709.6|   741.2|   820.6|   860.4|   738.0  
  ASTRONAUTICAL .................|    99.1|   179.4|   159.0|   165.1|   251.1|   302.3|   303.9|   290.7|   321.5|   396.8|   424.7  
  CHEMICAL ......................|    83.9|    88.3|   104.8|   149.4|   114.3|    96.3|   147.6|    95.1|   145.0|   144.5|   254.3  
  CIVIL .........................|   125.6|   105.9|   117.4|   142.4|   125.0|   158.8|   159.1|   201.9|   188.5|   202.8|   216.6  
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  ELECTRICAL ....................|   287.0|   297.7|   382.7|   432.6|   417.9|   517.1|   556.7|   612.2|   614.9|   630.0|   626.8  
  MECHANICAL ....................|   162.5|   185.7|   199.2|   234.1|   195.9|   208.0|   204.6|   201.2|   266.4|   190.5|   267.0  
  METALLURGY & MATERIALS ........|   221.8|   274.9|   293.8|   286.0|   249.3|   236.2|   256.0|   309.1|   332.5|   341.1|   439.2  
  ENGINEERING, N.E.C. ...........|   392.9|   410.0|   447.2|   528.6|   593.2|   603.3|   733.9|   935.1|   827.6|   858.0|   651.0  
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SOCIAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ..........|   301.8|   392.5|   426.1|   489.5|   527.3|   523.8|   497.4|   385.9|   435.3|   436.3|   460.0  
  ANTHROPOLOGY ..................|    13.9|    13.6|    12.4|    19.5|    17.3|    17.2|    14.5|    14.6|    12.8|    18.6|    18.0  
  ECONOMICS .....................|   126.2|   137.6|   142.9|   163.2|   181.9|   192.8|   206.7|   157.1|   165.6|   147.3|   159.7  
  POLITICAL SCIENCE .............|    11.7|     7.2|     8.5|     8.8|    13.9|    12.2|    10.8|     7.5|    11.1|    10.8|    14.6  
  SOCIOLOGY .....................|    54.9|    53.6|    52.2|    60.3|    64.5|    71.4|    65.0|    52.0|    67.8|    70.2|    66.5  
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  SOCIAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .......|    95.1|   180.4|   210.3|   237.6|   249.6|   230.3|   200.4|   154.7|   178.0|   189.5|   201.3  
    HISTORY .....................|     7.0|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA  
    LINGUISTICS .................|     3.0|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA  
    OTHER SOCIAL SCIENCES .......|    85.1|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA|      NA  
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OTHER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ..........|   166.6|   178.6|   179.1|   205.8|   286.6|   349.6|   378.8|   287.0|   320.4|   330.5|   341.6  
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NOTE:     BECAUSE OF ROUNDING, DETAIL MAY NOT ADD TO TOTALS.   
KEY:      NA     = NOT APPLICABLE (INDICATES THAT THE DATA COLLECTED FOR  
    THIS TABLE WERE NOT RECORDED AT THAT LEVEL IN THAT PARTICULAR FISCAL  
    YEAR) N.E.C. = NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED  
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR  
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: FISCAL YEARS 1994, 1995, AND 1996