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

Detailed Statistical Tables

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


  TABLE C-29.  FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS FOR BASIC 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 .........................|  13,552,858   |  13,569,087   |  14,037,351
                                             |               |               |
LIFE SCIENCES, TOTAL ........................|   6,429,775   |   6,610,831   |   6,845,466
  BIOLOGICAL (EXCLUDING ENVIRONMENTAL) ......|   3,094,212   |   3,199,565   |   3,332,950
  ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY .....................|     218,740   |     226,084   |     238,489
  AGRICULTURAL ..............................|     370,812   |     375,922   |     373,904
  MEDICAL ...................................|   2,592,659   |   2,673,081   |   2,750,611
  LIFE SCIENCES, N.E.C ......................|     153,352   |     136,179   |     149,512
                                             |               |               |
PSYCHOLOGY, TOTAL ...........................|     247,360   |     259,917   |     264,128
  BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS ........................|      23,603   |      25,387   |      25,291
  SOCIAL ASPECTS ............................|      16,252   |      18,062   |      17,442
  PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|     207,505   |     216,468   |     221,395
                                             |               |               |
PHYSICAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ....................|   3,649,178   |   3,295,519   |   3,447,584
  ASTRONOMY .................................|   1,784,583   |   1,346,919   |   1,411,799
  CHEMISTRY .................................|     502,588   |     523,579   |     524,627
  PHYSICS ...................................|   1,290,301   |   1,348,524   |   1,442,978
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .................|      71,706   |      76,497   |      68,180
                                             |               |               |
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ...............|     997,170   |     999,383   |   1,015,053
  ATMOSPHERIC ...............................|     350,067   |     353,231   |     370,816
  GEOLOGICAL ................................|     342,849   |     324,089   |     331,076
  OCEANOGRAPHY ..............................|     159,818   |     159,404   |     165,776
  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|     144,436   |     162,659   |     147,385
                                             |               |               |
MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, TOTAL ......|     503,608   |     547,617   |     569,064
  MATHEMATICS ...............................|     244,394   |     264,122   |     268,666
  COMPUTER SCIENCES .........................|     236,607   |     247,942   |     263,352
  MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...|      22,607   |      35,553   |      37,046
                                             |               |               |
ENGINEERING, TOTAL ..........................|   1,061,702   |   1,157,595   |   1,173,109
  AERONAUTICAL ..............................|      83,248   |      84,313   |      83,099
  ASTRONAUTICAL .............................|      12,128   |      17,290   |      18,898
  CHEMICAL ..................................|      67,508   |      69,782   |      66,969
  CIVIL .....................................|      56,644   |      67,305   |      65,125
                                             |               |               |
  ELECTRICAL ................................|     175,833   |     185,368   |     204,630
  MECHANICAL ................................|     129,229   |     148,930   |     152,916
  METALLURGY & MATERIALS ....................|     316,394   |     330,079   |     344,980
  ENGINEERING, N.E.C. .......................|     220,718   |     254,528   |     236,492
                                             |               |               |
SOCIAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ......................|     191,690   |     201,825   |     207,104
  ANTHROPOLOGY ..............................|      10,287   |      11,108   |      11,660
  ECONOMICS .................................|      40,321   |      42,484   |      42,705
  POLITICAL SCIENCE .........................|       7,890   |       7,917   |       8,093
  SOCIOLOGY .................................|      14,179   |      14,804   |      14,862
  SOCIAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     119,013   |     125,512   |     129,784
                                             |               |               |
OTHER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ......................|     472,375   |     496,400   |     515,843
                                             |               |               |
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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