Water Resources Research Center, University of Minnesota
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Total annual water resources research effort in Minnesota in terms of number of ongoing projects increased from 65 in 1963 to 149 in 1971 and was 140 in 1972. The estimated annual man-years of effort rose from 41.1 in 1963 to 200.1 in 1972. Total annual expenditures increased from $620,000 in 1963 to $3,900,000 in 1972.
In 1972, Federal agencies conducted the greatest amount (50 percent of total) water resources research with the University of Minnesota, Consultants, Private organizations, State and Private Colleges and State agencies following in that order. The percentages of the total research conducted by individual Federa1 agencies were as follows: Environmental Protection Agency (National Water Quality Laboratory) -42, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Agricultural Resea\rch Service) -4, U. S. Department of Agriculture (Forest Service) -2, and U.S. Department of the Interior (Geologjcal Survey) -2. Organizations funding the greatest amounts of water resources research in 1972 were: Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of the Navy, National Science Foundation, Atomic Energy Commission, Northern States Power Company, Department of Defense and State agencies.
In 1972, approximately 76 percent of expenditures for water resources
research were Federal funds and about 24 percent were non-Federal funds.
Expenditures for water resources research constituted about 3.5 percent
of the total Federal and Slate outlays for water and related land resources
programs in Minnesota. About 485 water resources research projects were
completed during the period 1963 through 1972.
Walton, William C. 1973. Inventory of Water Resources Research Conducted in Minnesota 1963 through 1972. Water Resources Research Center.
Water Resources Research Center
Walton, William C..
Inventory of Water Resources Research Conducted in Minnesota 1963 through 1972.
Water Resources Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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