ERIC Number: ED243678
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
National Science Foundation Thirty-Second Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1982.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Discussions of research efforts in areas supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) are presented. These areas include: (1) mathematical and physical sciences (mathematical sciences, computer science, physics, chemistry, and materials research); (2) engineering (electrical, computer, and systems engineering, chemical and process engineering, civil and environmental engineering, mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, and interdisciplinary research); (3) biological, behavioral, and social sciences (physiology, cellular, and molecular biology, environmental biology, behavioral and neural sciences, social and economic sciences, and information science and technology); (4) astronomical, atmospheric, earth, and ocean sciences, including United States arctic and antarctic research activities; (5) scientific, technological, and international affairs (industrial science and technological innovation, intergovernmental and public-service science and technology, international scientific cooperative activities, policy research and analysis, and Science Resources Studies); (6) scientific and engineering personnel and education; (7) coordinated agency-wide research activities; and (8) ocean drilling. Also included in appendices is a summary of the NSF financial report for fiscal year 1982, a list of NSF advisory committees and panels, a list of patents and inventions resulting from NSF-supported activities, and a list of National Research Center contractors. (JN)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Budgets, Engineering, Engineering Education, Federal Programs, Government Role, International Cooperation, Mathematics, Science Education, Sciences, Scientific Research, Technology
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.