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
Committee on Solar-Terrestrial study, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and weather, area experiences Board, department on the earth and existence stories, department on Engineering and actual Sciences, nationwide learn Council
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Page breaks are true to the original; line lengths, word breaks, heading styles, and other typesetting-specific formatting, however, cannot be retained, and some typographic errors may have been accidentally inserted. Please use the print version of this publication as the authoritative version for attribution. 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.
Please use the print version of this publication as the authoritative version for attribution. 4 NSF and NASA research funding (in millions of constant 1982 dollars). 3). It might be expected that agencies whose main responsibility is to support research would allocate the majority of their resources to the university research community. On the other hand, agencies with strong mission and operational responsibilities may perform much of their research in-house. Using data from the NSF report on federal research expenditures , we find that for the past 15 years the ratio of in-house research obligations to total research obligations ranged from approximately 10 percent for the NSF, 30 to 50 percent for NASA and the Department of Defense (DoD), 70 to 80 percent for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
5 Space physics community survey age distribution. pertinent subdisciplines of research (cosmic and heliospheric physics; ionospheric, thermospheric and mesospheric physics; magnetospheric physics; and solar physics) is quite similar. As a whole, the median age is a few years higher than that of the AAS membership, largely due to the greater number of respondents over age 50. This trend is particularly noticeable for NASA employees, who represent some 10 percent of those under age 40, some 15 percent of those in the median 40 to 50 bracket, and some 20 percent of those over age 50.
A Space Physics Paradox: Why Has Increased Funding Been Accompanied by Decreased Effectiveness in the Conduct of Space Physics Research? 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