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

Detailed Statistical Tables

Historical Data-Obligations


  TABLE C-106A.  FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS FOR BASIC RESEARCH, BY DETAILED FIELD OF
     SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: FISCAL YEARS 1986-96 [DOLLARS IN MILLIONS]
                                                                                                                                       
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                                 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |    ESTIMATES       
FIELD OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992  |  1993  |  1994  |                    
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                                 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |  1995  |  1996     
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                                 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |           
  TOTAL, ALL FIELDS .............| 8,153.1| 8,942.4| 9,473.6|10,602.0|11,285.6|12,170.8|12,489.9|13,399.1|13,552.9|13,569.1|14,037.4   
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LIFE SCIENCES, TOTAL ............| 3,858.8| 4,361.9| 4,501.8| 4,915.7| 5,177.5| 5,433.6| 5,841.7| 6,288.8| 6,429.8| 6,610.8| 6,845.5   
  BIOL & AGRICULTURAL, TOTAL ....| 2,543.0| 2,870.4| 2,855.3| 3,102.9| 3,219.0| 3,374.9| 3,517.6| 3,787.8| 3,683.8| 3,801.6| 3,945.3   
    BIOL (EXCL ENVIRONMENTAL) ...| 2,151.5| 2,461.5| 2,414.9| 2,647.2| 2,742.2| 2,868.5| 2,981.8| 3,222.5| 3,094.2| 3,199.6| 3,333.0   
    ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY .......|   125.7|   141.0|   146.8|   157.3|   168.3|   186.9|   201.6|   223.2|   218.7|   226.1|   238.5   
    AGRICULTURAL ................|   265.7|   267.9|   293.7|   298.4|   308.5|   319.4|   334.2|   342.2|   370.8|   375.9|   373.9   
                                 |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |        |           
  MEDICAL SCIENCES ..............| 1,196.6| 1,341.0| 1,573.2| 1,708.4| 1,849.6| 1,857.7| 2,131.0| 2,380.9| 2,592.7| 2,673.1| 2,750.6   
  LIFE SCIENCES, N.E.C. .........|   119.2|   150.6|    73.2|   104.4|   108.9|   201.0|   193.1|   120.1|   153.4|   136.2|   149.5   
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PSYCHOLOGY, TOTAL ...............|   133.0|   147.1|   177.8|   187.1|   215.1|   225.5|   122.6|   246.8|   247.4|   259.9|   264.1   
  BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS ............|    47.0|    49.3|    52.4|    61.0|    65.3|    68.2|    14.3|    18.1|    23.6|    25.4|    25.3   
  SOCIAL ASPECTS ................|    45.3|    45.5|    40.9|    38.1|    60.9|    69.2|    16.9|    16.0|    16.3|    18.1|    17.4   
  PSYCHOLOGICAL SCI, N.E.C. .....|    40.7|    52.3|    84.5|    88.0|    88.8|    88.1|    91.4|   212.7|   207.5|   216.5|   221.4   
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PHYSICAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ........| 1,914.4| 2,096.0| 2,199.6| 2,506.5| 2,661.5| 2,881.5| 2,951.4| 2,907.1| 3,649.2| 3,295.5| 3,447.6   
  ASTRONOMY .....................|   453.1|   504.5|   458.5|   524.6|   579.9|   612.3|   729.7|   663.4| 1,784.6| 1,346.9| 1,411.8   
  CHEMISTRY .....................|   433.4|   445.1|   470.8|   504.6|   502.1|   538.7|   556.6|   543.7|   502.6|   523.6|   524.6   
  PHYSICS .......................| 1,003.4| 1,072.3| 1,205.5| 1,395.3| 1,474.3| 1,644.9| 1,607.5| 1,600.6| 1,290.3| 1,348.5| 1,443.0   
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .....|    24.7|    74.2|    64.8|    81.9|   105.1|    85.5|    57.6|    99.4|    71.7|    76.5|    68.2   
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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ...|   749.1|   781.0|   872.7| 1,016.9| 1,274.8| 1,263.5| 1,303.6| 1,533.5|   997.2|   999.4| 1,015.1   
  ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES ..........|   240.4|   243.8|   280.7|   316.4|   443.7|   449.0|   435.2|   635.1|   350.1|   353.2|   370.8   
  GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES ...........|   265.5|   266.2|   267.3|   334.9|   439.7|   499.0|   526.5|   555.3|   342.8|   324.1|   331.1   
  OCEANOGRAPHY ..................|   224.3|   249.8|   269.4|   293.5|   299.7|   197.5|   210.0|   207.2|   159.8|   159.4|   165.8   
  ENVIRONMENTAL SCI, N.E.C. .....|    18.9|    21.2|    55.2|    72.1|    91.6|   118.0|   131.9|   135.9|   144.4|   162.7|   147.4   
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MATH & COMPUTER SCI, TOTAL ......|   293.4|   306.4|   313.2|   345.8|   406.9|   426.1|   481.4|   511.3|   503.6|   547.6|   569.1   
  MATHEMATICS ...................|   142.4|   158.4|   165.4|   167.8|   176.3|   164.4|   228.2|   221.8|   244.4|   264.1|   268.7   
  COMPUTER SCIENCES .............|   131.4|   128.5|   125.5|   159.5|   225.2|   223.5|   247.7|   284.3|   236.6|   247.9|   263.4   
  MATH & COMPUTER SCI, N.E.C. ...|    19.6|    19.5|    22.4|    18.4|     5.3|    38.2|     5.5|     5.1|    22.6|    35.6|    37.0   
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ENGINEERING, TOTAL ..............|   968.5|   989.5| 1,006.2| 1,183.7| 1,101.5| 1,233.7| 1,249.8| 1,207.4| 1,061.7| 1,157.6| 1,173.1   
  AERONAUTICAL ..................|   226.3|   237.4|   231.0|   327.9|   269.6|   256.2|   245.1|   246.2|    83.2|    84.3|    83.1   
  ASTRONAUTICAL .................|    52.5|    48.8|    48.4|    58.9|    62.3|    69.7|    94.4|    53.6|    12.1|    17.3|    18.9   
  CHEMICAL ......................|    73.0|    77.5|    88.6|    50.1|    75.8|   101.7|   105.0|    72.8|    67.5|    69.8|    67.0   
  CIVIL .........................|    45.2|    45.7|    46.1|    51.7|    47.3|    59.3|    53.4|    38.7|    56.6|    67.3|    65.1   
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  ELECTRICAL ....................|   156.3|   175.4|   154.0|   173.8|   146.9|   142.5|   165.4|   203.1|   175.8|   185.4|   204.6   
  MECHANICAL ....................|    83.6|    87.2|    83.5|   100.8|    91.4|   115.6|   113.9|   142.6|   129.2|   148.9|   152.9   
  METALLURGY & MATERIALS ........|   228.5|   209.8|   230.1|   254.8|   260.2|   294.6|   273.6|   241.3|   316.4|   330.1|   345.0   
  ENGINEERING, N.E.C. ...........|   103.2|   107.8|   124.4|   165.7|   147.9|   194.3|   199.2|   209.1|   220.7|   254.5|   236.5   
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SOCIAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ..........|   113.5|   129.5|   146.8|   154.6|   146.0|   161.3|   139.9|   194.1|   191.7|   201.8|   207.1   
  ANTHROPOLOGY ..................|    11.2|    12.3|    12.1|    12.1|    12.5|    12.7|    11.0|    10.0|    10.3|    11.1|    11.7   
  ECONOMICS .....................|    26.3|    29.0|    34.7|    37.7|    37.1|    37.3|    39.3|    46.0|    40.3|    42.5|    42.7   
  POLITICAL SCIENCE .............|     4.1|     5.5|     5.1|     5.4|     6.4|     7.1|     6.4|     6.4|     7.9|     7.9|     8.1   
  SOCIOLOGY .....................|    30.0|    34.3|    36.8|    38.2|    24.2|    28.2|    10.2|    11.1|    14.2|    14.8|    14.9   
  SOCIAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .......|    41.9|    48.4|    58.1|    61.2|    65.8|    75.9|    72.9|   120.6|   119.0|   125.5|   129.8   
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OTHER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ..........|   122.5|   130.9|   255.5|   291.7|   302.3|   545.6|   399.4|   510.1|   472.4|   496.4|   515.8   
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NOTE:     BECAUSE OF ROUNDING, DETAIL MAY NOT ADD TO TOTALS.    
KEY:      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