U.S. Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Geology Program FY99 Funding to Science Projects by Theme

Theme

Subtheme

Costs ($ million)

Theme Total ($ million)

Theme 1—Environmental Quality and Preservation

Pollution and Waste Disposal

3.1

 

 

Fragile Environments

1.2

 

 

Marine Reserves and Habitats

1.8

 

 

Fundamental Environment

1.0

7.1

Theme 2—Natural Hazards and Public Safety

Coastal and Nearshore Erosion

3.3

 

 

Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Landslides

2.4

 

 

Fundamental Studies

0.7

6.4

Theme 3—Natural Resources

Water Resources

0.2

 

 

Marine Mineral Resources

0.7

 

 

Energy Resources

1.1

 

 

Fundamental Resources

0.03

2.03

Theme 4—Information and Technology

Mapping of the Coast and Seafloor

0.9

 

 

Information Bank

0.6

 

 

Assessments

0.2

 

 

Technology and Facilities

0.7

2.4

TOTAL

 

 

17.9

Bureau Context: Funding USGS Appropriation FY99

Bureau

Funding ($ million)

Percent

Biological Resources

162.5

21

National Mapping

138.3

17

General Administration

27.3

3

Facilities

21.5

3

Geologic

201.2

25

Coastal and Marine Geology Program

38.2

5

Water Resources

209.0

26

TOTAL

798.0

100



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