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By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Space Studies Board, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Research

ISBN-10: 0309051770

ISBN-13: 9780309051774

Committee on Solar-Terrestrial learn, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and weather, house reports Board, department in the world and lifestyles experiences, department on Engineering and actual Sciences, nationwide learn Council

This ebook investigates and analyzes a number of aggravating developments in executive aid for house physics study during the last decade. The authors determine investment and administration difficulties that thwart expense potency inside this self-discipline, and recommend attainable options. the quantity additionally has broader implications for an individual engaged in study or within the investment and organizing of area physics examine.

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1Growth of space physics community within the American Geophysical Union. 2 Growth of American Astronomical Society's Solar Physics Division membership. Source: Karen Harvey, AAS/SPD Treasurer. time intervals over which data are available. 1. 1 shows that the growth in the size of the space physics field occurred at essentially the same rate as the funding increases experienced over the past 10 to 20 years. The growth in AGU membership presented above is also reflected in levels of activity over the same period.

Facilities costs include estimated capital expenditures for research facilities, including facilities constructed to house scientific apparatus. Data: National Science Foundation, Division of Policy Research and Analysis. Database: CASPAR. Some of the data within this data base are estimates, incorporated where there are discontinuities within data series or gaps in data collection. Primary data source: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Survey of Scientific and Engineering Expenditures at Universities and Colleges; National Institutes of Health; American Association of University Professors; National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.

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