R & D funding in 1981
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 62, Issue 3, pages 25–27, 20 January 1981
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1981), R & D funding in 1981, Eos Trans. AGU, 62(3), 25–27, doi:10.1029/EO062i003p00025-03.(
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Although it is widely accepted that federal budgets will be cut during the next year, it is apparent now that R & D support will remain strong for FY 1981. The National Science Foundation's overall budget has been increased by 8% for FY 1981. NASA R & D has gained 7% on its budget. The Department of Commerce R & D budget has been increased by 6%. The huge increases are among the military and defense agencies, some amounting to as much as 37% (Air Force), with an average DOD R & D increase of 19%. The table lists the increases by agency.