Chart for FY 2001 Geoscience Appropriations (2-23-00)

Appropriations Bill/Program FY2000  FY01 Request % Change
VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies      
  National Science Foundation (NSF) $3.9 billion $4.6 billion + 17.1%
  -- Geoscience Directorate $487.8 million $583.0 million + 19.5%
      - Atmospheric Science $164.8 million $194.0 million + 17.7%
      - Earth Science $101.7 million $118.5 million + 16.6%
      - Ocean Science $221.3 million $270.5 million + 22.2%
  -- Major Reserach Equipment $93.5 million $138.5 million + 48.2%
      - Earthscope   $17.0 million  
       
 NASA $13.6 billion $14.0 billion + 3.2%
  -- Office of Earth Science Enterprise $1.4 billion $1.4 billion - 2.6%
       
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) $7.6 billion $7.3 billion - 3.8%
 
Interior and Related Agencies      
 Department of the Interior $8.3 billion $9.2 billion + 11.9%
  -- US Geological Survey $813.4 million $895.4 million + 10.1%
      - National Mapping Program $126.7 million $155.3 million + 22.5%
      - Geologic Hazards, Resources & Processes $211.2 million $224.8 million + 6.4%
      - Water Resource Investigations $185.8 million $197.6 million + 6.3%
      - Biological Research $136.9 million $158.8 million + 16.0%
      - Science Support $67.1 million $70.9 million + 5.6%
      - Facilities $85.6 million $88.0 million + 2.8%
  -- Minerals Management Service $240.3 million $247.7 million + 3.1%
  -- Office of Surface Mining $291.7 million $309.2 million + 6.0%
  -- National Park Service $1.8 billion $2.0 billion + 12.9%
  -- Bureau of Land Management $1.2 billion $1.4 billion + 10.4%
  -- Bureau of Reclamation $768.0 million $801.0 million + 4.3%
       
 Department of Energy -- Fossil Energy $379.3 million $406.6 million + 7.2%
      - Coal & Power Systems $212.4 million $193.8 million - 8.8%
      - Natural Gas $31.6 million $38.8 million + 22.6%
      - Petroleum $57.3 million $52.6 million - 8.2%
      - Strategic Petroleum Reserve $146.4 million $151.0 million + 3.1%
 
Energy and Water      
 Department of Energy $17.4 billion $18.9 billion + 9.1%
  -- Energy Supply $643.8 million $764.9 million +18.8%
  -- Non-Defense Environmental Management $332.4 million $286.0 million -13.9%
  -- Science $2.8 billion $3.2 billion +13.0%
      - Basic Energy Sciences $771.6 million $1.0 billion +31.7%
          *Geosciences Research $21.8 million $22.0 million +1.0%
 
Commerce, State, Justice, Judiciary      
 National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration $2.4 billion $2.9 billion + 20.3%
  -- Operations, Research & Facilities $1.7 billion $1.9 billion + 12.5%
      - Oceanic & Atmospheric Research $297.6 million $302.5 million + 3.4%
      - National Weather Service $601.4 million $634.9 million + 6.8%
 
Agriculture      
US Department of Agriculture $105.4 billion $100.2 billion - 4.9%
  -- Natural Resources Conservation Service $1.2 billion $2.2 billion + 83.3%
  -- Forest Service $3.5 billion $3.9 billion + 10.5%
 
Education      
US Department of Education $35.6 billion $40.1 billion + 12.6%
  -- Teaching to High Standards State Grants    $690.0 million  


Sources: Agency Budget Requests and the Office of Management and Budget

Please send any comments or requests for information to the AGI Government Affairs Program at govt@agiweb.org.

Contributed by Margaret Baker, AGI Government Affairs Program

Posted February 23, 2000


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