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

Detailed Statistical Tables

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


 TABLE C-40.  FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS FOR APPLIED 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 .........................|  13,887,494   |  14,234,781   |  14,233,548
                                             |               |               |
LIFE SCIENCES, TOTAL ........................|   4,648,975   |   4,790,091   |   4,817,388
  BIOLOGICAL (EXCLUDING ENVIRONMENTAL) ......|   1,495,357   |   1,544,509   |   1,592,471
  ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY .....................|     382,600   |     389,998   |     401,458
  AGRICULTURAL ..............................|     419,538   |     411,916   |     389,380
  MEDICAL ...................................|   2,148,633   |   2,248,288   |   2,248,103
  LIFE SCIENCES, N.E.C ......................|     202,847   |     195,380   |     185,976
                                             |               |               |
PSYCHOLOGY, TOTAL ...........................|     302,861   |     321,880   |     320,386
  BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS ........................|      23,317   |      32,277   |      25,450
  SOCIAL ASPECTS ............................|     100,439   |     103,583   |      98,578
  PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|     179,105   |     186,020   |     196,358
                                             |               |               |
PHYSICAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ....................|   3,143,521   |   2,692,674   |   2,805,390
  ASTRONOMY .................................|   1,754,764   |   1,195,927   |   1,358,785
  CHEMISTRY .................................|     328,230   |     343,033   |     334,812
  PHYSICS ...................................|     940,938   |   1,030,896   |     991,451
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .................|     119,589   |     122,818   |     120,342
                                             |               |               |
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ...............|   1,034,800   |     941,721   |   1,039,581
  ATMOSPHERIC ...............................|     234,224   |     220,189   |     240,652
  GEOLOGICAL ................................|     325,869   |     316,220   |     344,652
  OCEANOGRAPHY ..............................|     224,403   |     193,921   |     215,161
  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|     250,304   |     211,391   |     239,116
                                             |               |               |
MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, TOTAL ......|     738,670   |     951,056   |     995,765
  MATHEMATICS ...............................|      94,639   |      93,693   |      93,603
  COMPUTER SCIENCES .........................|     566,673   |     781,148   |     834,305
  MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...|      77,358   |      76,215   |      67,857
                                             |               |               |
ENGINEERING, TOTAL ..........................|   2,961,570   |   3,379,291   |   3,117,673
  AERONAUTICAL ..............................|     138,045   |     153,085   |     149,148
  ASTRONAUTICAL .............................|      78,415   |     102,775   |      89,259
  CHEMICAL ..................................|     167,146   |     252,284   |     229,758
  CIVIL .....................................|     240,851   |     287,810   |     262,854
                                             |               |               |
  ELECTRICAL ................................|     523,192   |     575,840   |     526,077
  MECHANICAL ................................|     231,314   |     259,139   |     248,036
  METALLURGY & MATERIALS ....................|     494,242   |     509,064   |     523,791
  ENGINEERING, N.E.C. .......................|   1,088,365   |   1,239,294   |   1,088,750
                                             |               |               |
SOCIAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ......................|     463,347   |     538,943   |     533,599
  ANTHROPOLOGY ..............................|       6,568   |       6,362   |       5,508
  ECONOMICS .................................|     154,949   |     167,752   |     173,153
  POLITICAL SCIENCE .........................|      20,622   |      17,804   |      17,882
  SOCIOLOGY .................................|      54,961   |      58,723   |      63,320
  SOCIAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|     226,247   |     288,302   |     273,736
                                             |               |               |
OTHER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ......................|     593,750   |     619,125   |     603,766
                                             |               |               |
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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