ERIC Number: ED216887
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
The 5-Year Outlook on Science and Technology 1981. Source Materials Volume 1.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
This is the first of two volumes of source documents commissioned by the National Science Foundation in preparing the second 5-Year Outlook on Science and Technology for transmission to the Congress. This volume consists of 17 chapters prepared by the National Research Council about human resources, natural resources and the environment, research frontiers, research systems, and new technologies. These chapters offer the views and opinions of individuals who are actively engaged in research. This volume, along with Volume II, complement the 5-Year Outlook by providing indepth discussion and supporting evidence and argument for highlighted topics. (Author/SLH)
Descriptors: Engineering, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Long Range Planning, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Problems, Sciences, Scientific Personnel, Technological Advancement, Technology
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.