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

Detailed Statistical Tables

Total Research-Agency, Performer, and Field of Science and Engineering


 TABLE C-18.  FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS FOR RESEARCH, BY DETAILED FIELD OF SCIENCE
  AND ENGINEERING: FISCAL YEARS 1994, 1995, AND 1996 [DOLLARS IN THOUSANDS]

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                                             |               |
                                             |               |           ESTIMATES
      FIELD OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING       |     1994      |
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                                             |               |               |
                                             |               |     1995      |     1996
                                             |               |               |
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  TOTAL, ALL FIELDS .........................|   27,440,352  |   27,803,868  |   28,270,899
                                             |               |               |
LIFE SCIENCES, TOTAL ........................|   11,078,750  |   11,400,922  |   11,662,854
  BIOLOGICAL (EXCLUDING ENVIRONMENTAL) ......|    4,589,569  |    4,744,074  |    4,925,421
  ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY .....................|      601,340  |      616,082  |      639,947
  AGRICULTURAL ..............................|      790,350  |      787,838  |      763,284
  MEDICAL ...................................|    4,741,292  |    4,921,369  |    4,998,714
  LIFE SCIENCES, N.E.C ......................|      356,199  |      331,559  |      335,488
                                             |               |               |
PSYCHOLOGY, TOTAL ...........................|      550,221  |      581,797  |      584,514
  BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS ........................|       46,920  |       57,664  |       50,741
  SOCIAL ASPECTS ............................|      116,691  |      121,645  |      116,020
  PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|      386,610  |      402,488  |      417,753
                                             |               |               |
PHYSICAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ....................|    6,792,699  |    5,988,193  |    6,252,974
  ASTRONOMY .................................|    3,539,347  |    2,542,846  |    2,770,584
  CHEMISTRY .................................|      830,818  |      866,612  |      859,439
  PHYSICS ...................................|    2,231,239  |    2,379,420  |    2,434,429
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .................|      191,295  |      199,315  |      188,522
                                             |               |               |
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ...............|    2,031,970  |    1,941,104  |    2,054,634
  ATMOSPHERIC ...............................|      584,291  |      573,420  |      611,468
  GEOLOGICAL ................................|      668,718  |      640,309  |      675,728
  OCEANOGRAPHY ..............................|      384,221  |      353,325  |      380,937
  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|      394,740  |      374,050  |      386,501
                                             |               |               |
MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, TOTAL ......|    1,242,278  |    1,498,673  |    1,564,829
  MATHEMATICS ...............................|      339,033  |      357,815  |      362,269
  COMPUTER SCIENCES .........................|      803,280  |    1,029,090  |    1,097,657
  MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...|       99,965  |      111,768  |      104,903
                                             |               |               |
ENGINEERING, TOTAL ..........................|    4,023,272  |    4,536,886  |    4,290,782
  AERONAUTICAL ..............................|      221,293  |      237,398  |      232,247
  ASTRONAUTICAL .............................|       90,543  |      120,065  |      108,157
  CHEMICAL ..................................|      234,654  |      322,066  |      296,727
  CIVIL .....................................|      297,495  |      355,115  |      327,979
                                             |               |               |
  ELECTRICAL ................................|      699,025  |      761,208  |      730,707
  MECHANICAL ................................|      360,543  |      408,069  |      400,952
  METALLURGY & MATERIALS ....................|      810,636  |      839,143  |      868,771
  ENGINEERING, N.E.C. .......................|    1,309,083  |    1,493,822  |    1,325,242
                                             |               |               |
SOCIAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ......................|      655,037  |      740,768  |      740,703
  ANTHROPOLOGY ..............................|       16,855  |       17,470  |       17,168
  ECONOMICS .................................|      195,270  |      210,236  |      215,858
  POLITICAL SCIENCE .........................|       28,512  |       25,721  |       25,975
  SOCIOLOGY .................................|       69,140  |       73,527  |       78,182
  SOCIAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      345,260  |      413,814  |      403,520
                                             |               |               |
OTHER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ......................|    1,066,125  |    1,115,525  |    1,119,609
                                             |               |               |
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NOTE:     DATA FOR ONLY THOSE AGENCIES THAT HAD OBLIGATIONS IN THE
    VARIABLES REPRESENTED BY THIS TABLE APPEAR IN THE TABLE.  FOR A COMPLETE
    LIST OF THE FEDERAL AGENCIES THAT HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN THE FEDERAL FUNDS
    SURVEY, REFER TO APPENDIX A.
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