Budget Watch 1999

Budget Watch 1999
Selected Science Programs
For more detailed information, see the AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Project home page.
Program FY 1998 1999 Request House* Senate* Final
in millions
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Human Genome Project
Total new and competing grants
13,650

2550
218
7625

14,800

2780
240
8267

14,8601

27901
2461

National Science Foundation
Research
Education
3430

2550
633

3770

2850
683

37001

28201
6431

3640

2730
683

Department of Energy
Spallation Neutron Source
Large Hadron Collider
Stockpile Stewardship
Fusion Energy Sciences
16,600
23
35
4150
299
18,000
157
65
4500
228
17,0002
100
65
4140
232
17,3102
157
65
4450
232

NASA
Space Science
International Space Station
Life and Microgravity Research
13,640
1980
2440
214
13,470
2060
2270
242
13,3301
21001
21001
2641
13,620
2110
2300
242

Commerce Dept.
NIST
NOAA
673
2050
715
2180
6241
20101
6471
22001

Agriculture Dept.
National Research Initiative
Initiative for Future Agricultural Systems
97 130 1001
01
97
120

Environmental Protection Agency
Science and Technology

631

633

6571

643

U.S. Geological Survey 759 807 7751 7721
Food and Drug Administration
CBER

79

78

79

79

Department of Defense
Basic Research
Applied Research
1040
3000
1110
3020
10501
31301
11101
30901

Total Defense R&D
Total Civilian R&D
Total R&D
4040
3570
7620
4030
3780
7820
* Figure passed by House or Senate, unless otherwise noted.
1. Figure passed by the appropriations committee.
2. Combined figure from separate bills.
Table last updated on 24 July 1998

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