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From page 317...
... To accomplish this, the staff conducted a survey of the agencies and departments of the U.S. federal government that were expected to have some level of research activity in the hydrologic sciences.
From page 318...
... This information is generally unavailable and unknown to the scientific community. The agencies were not asked for project details, but instead were asked to attempt to classify their efforts to the extent possible according to the eight contemporary categories of the hydrologic sciences adopted by the committee (e.g., earth crust, climatic processes, living communities, and so on)
From page 319...
... To provide additional perspective, the total federal budget for basic research in FY 1990 approximated $10 billion. Therefore, the total amount of funding for research in the hydrologic sciences (about $127 million)
From page 320...
... . 1vmg Communities 7 Chemical Processes 8 Additional Topics .

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