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USGS FY 2005 Budget

USGS Budget FY 2005
President's Budget Request and Congressional Action

Funding for the USGS is contained in the annual Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill.

The table below displays the USGS funding at the Activity, Subactivity, and Program Element levels for Fiscal Year 2004 (Enacted), Fiscal Year 2005 President's Budget, and the Fiscal Year 2005 Congressional actions to date.  Upon receipt of the President's Budget Request, major steps in the Congressional Appropriations process are shown below.  Congressional action regarding the Fiscal Year 2005 Appropriation will be displayed as events occur.

  1. Separate markups by the Interior Appropriations Subcommitees in the House and in the Senate.

  2. Separate markups by the Full Appropriations Committees in the House and in the Senate.

  3. Separate passage of a bill by the House and the Senate.

  4. Agreement by a Conference Committee consisting of House and Senate members to resolve their differences.

  5. Passage of this Conference agreement by both the House and Senate.

  6. Presentation of this House-Senate agreement to the President for his signature or veto.

Activity/Subactivity/Program Element FY 2004
Enacted
FY 2005
President's Budget
House
floor
Recomm.1
Senate
Full
Appropriations
Committee
Action
MAPPING, REMOTE SENSING, AND GEOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATIONS        
Cooperative Topographic Mapping 80,843 71,048 74,731 71,999
Land Remote Sensing 33,678 33,132 33,191 33,191
Geographic Analysis and Monitoring 15,238 14,761 14,834 14,834

TOTAL 129,759 118,941 122,756 119,824

GEOLOGIC HAZ., RESOURCES, & PROC.        
Geologic Hazard Assessments        
Earthquake Hazards 47,401 46,539 48,022 46,732
Volcano Hazards 19,785 18,509 18,165 19,507
Landslide Hazards 2,620 2,576 3,336 2,586
Global Seismographic Network 3,434 3,374 3,382 3,382
Geomagnetism 2,043 2,009 2,017 2,017
 
Subtotal 75,283 73,007 74,922 74,224
 
Geologic Landscape & Coastal Assessments        
Earth Surface Dynamics 14,022 13,529 13,828 13,578
National Cooperative Geologic Mapping 25,901 25,431 25,518 25,540
Coastal and Marine Geology 38,428 36,270 37,947 36,385
 
Subtotal 78,351 75,230 77,293 75,503
 
Geologic Resource Assessment        
Mineral Resources 55,481 48,043 54,736 54,809
Energy Resources 25,068 24,474 23,828 23,678
 
Subtotal 80,549 72,517 78,564 78,487

TOTAL 234,183 220,754 230,779 228,214

WATER RESOURCES INVESTIGATIONS        
Hydrologic Monitoring, Assessments & Research        
Ground-Water Resources Program 5,967 6,688 7,731 5,911
National Water-Quality Assessment 63,285 62,506 62,339 62,675
Toxic Substances Hydrology 14,902 12,638 12,645 14,767
Hydrologic Research & Development 17,112 14,333 15,683 16,004
National Streamflow Information Program 14,179 14,018 13,974 14,044
Hydrologic Networks and Analysis 29,852 29,492 28,639 29,669
 
Subtotal 145,297 139,675 141,011 143,070
 
Cooperative Water Program 63,995 63,007 63,065 63,378
Water Resources Research Act Program 6,421 0 6,500 6,500

TOTAL 215,713 202,682 210,576 212,948

BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH        
Biological Research and Monitoring 135,110 129,226 132,309 133,819
Biological Information Management & Delivery 24,662 24,265 24,337 24,337
Cooperative Research Units 14,757 14,113 14,890 14,665

TOTAL 174,529 167,604 171,536 172,821

ENTERPRISE INFORMATION
Enterprise Information Security and Technology 22,498 22,248 23,339
Enterprise Information Resources 17,233 17,164 17,168
Federal Geographic Data Coordination 5,416 4,736 4,726

TOTAL

0 45,147 44,148 45,233

SCIENCE SUPPORT        
Bureau Operations 89,849 67,754 66,546 64,473
Payments to the National Business Center 962 962 962 962

TOTAL 90,811 68,716 67,508 65,435

FACILITIES        
Rental Payments 68,899 72,373 72,373 71,967
Operations & Maintenance 19,959 20,099 20,099 20,099
Deferred Maintenance & Capital Improvement 4,131 3,472 3,472 2,945

TOTAL 92,989 95,944 95,944 95,011

 
SIR, TOTAL 937,984 919,788 943,247 939,486

1 A House Floor amendment reduced DOI Fleet funding by $13.5 million. The USGS share of the DOI reduction was $1.251 million, which has been distributed within the House Floor Recommendation column.


Contact: Ike Kelley, Budget Officer


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