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FY 1999

FY 1999

FY 1999

FY 1999

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NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE
Navigation Services:          
Mapping and Charting

30,100

30,100

31,000

32,000

34,260

Address Survey Backlog/Contracts

13,900

8,500

16,000

8,500

14,000

Subtotal

44,000

38,600

47,000

40,500

48,260

Geodesy

20,700

19,159

19,159

20,659

19,659

Tide and Current Data

11,350

11,000

12,000

11,000

12,000

Acquisition of Data

14,546

14,546

14,546

14,546

14,546

Total, Navigation Services

90,596

83,305

92,705

86,705

94,465

           
Ocean Resources Conservation &          
Assessment:          
Estuarine and Coastal Assessment

2,674

2,674

2,674

2,674

 
Ocean Assessment Program

34,850

33,075

33,861

42,201

42,611

GLERL  

6,025

 

6,825

 
Beauford/Oxford Lab  

2,236

 

2,236

 
Damage Assessment

3,000

4,500

4,000

   
Transfer from Damage Assessment

6,915

5,683

5,683

5,683

5,683

Oil Pollution Act of 1990

1,000

1,000

1,000

   
Ocean Services

2,500

       
Response and Restoration      

9,174

8,774

Oceanic & Coastal Research

7,910

7,410

7,410

7,410

7,410

Subtotal -- Estuarine & Coastal Assessment

58,849

62,603

54,628

76,203

64,478

           
Coastal Ocean Science          
Coastal Ocean Program

17,200

17,800

19,000

17,800

18,400

(South Florida Ecosystems)

0

0

1,300

1,300

1,300

Total, Ocean Res. Conserv. & Assess.

76,049

80,403

73,628

94,003

82,878

           
Ocean and Coastal Management:          
Coastal Management          
CZM Grants

49,700

49,700

52,700

49,700

53,700

CZM 309 Enhancement Grants  

6,000

 

6,000

 
National Estuarine Research Reserve

5,650

4,300

5,300

10,500

4,300

Nonpoint Pollution Control

1,000

6,000

2,000

2,113

4,000

Coastal Zone Management

-7,800

-4,000

     
Program Administration

4,500

4,500

4,500

4,500

4,500

Subtotal

53,050

66,500

64,500

72,813

66,500

           
Marine Sanctuary Program

14,000

13,200

15,000

14,250

14,350

           
Total, Ocean and Coastal Management

67,050

79,700

79,500

87,063

80,850

           
TOTAL, NOS

233,695

243,408

245,833

267,771

258,193

           
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE          
Information Collection & Analyses          
Resources Information

98,850

92,714

94,741

106,419

106,675

Antarctic research

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

Chesapeake Bay Studies

1,890

1,500

1,890

1,890

1,890

Right Whale Research

400

200

250

200

350

MARFIN

3,500

3,000

3,000

3,000

3,000

SEAMAP

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

Alaska groundfish surveys

950

661

661

961

900

Bering Sea pollock research

945

945

945

945

945

West Coast groundfish

780

780

780

900

800

New England stock depletion

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,000

Hawaii stock management plan

500

0

 

500

500

Yukon River chinook salmon

700

700

700

1,075

700

Atlantic salmon research

710

710

710

710

710

Gulf of Maine groundfish survey

567

567

567

567

567

Dolphin/Yellowfin Tuna Research

250

250

250

250

250

Habitat Research/Evaluation (Beaufort Lab)

450

       
Pacific salmon treaty program

5,587

5,587

5,587

7,471

7,444

Hawaiian monk seals

550

500

550

1,000

700

Stellar sea lion recovery plan

2,770

1,440

1,770

4,770

2,520

Hawaiian sea turtles

248

248

248

300

275

Bluefsh/Striped Bass

800

 

1,000

 

1,000

Halibut/sablefish

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

Shrimp Pathogens      

500

 
Lobster Sampling      

100

 
Subtotal

125,047

114,402

118,249

136,158

133,826

           
Fishery Industry Information          
Fish Statistics

13,000

14,500

13,000

14,500

13,000

Alaska groundfish monitoring

5,500

5,200

5,200

6,100

5,500

PACFIN/catch effort data

4,700

3,000

4,700

4,700

4,700

Recreational fishery harvest monitoring

3,900

3,100

3,900

3,900

3,900

GULF FIN Data Collection Effort    

3,000

 

3,000

Subtotal

27,100

25,800

29,800

29,200

30,100

           
Information Analyses & Dissemination

20,900

20,900

20,900

20,900

20,900

Computer hardware and software

4,000

4,000

4,000

4,000

4,000

Subtotal

24,900

24,900

24,900

24,900

24,900

           
Acquisition of Data

25,098

25,098

25,098

25,098

25,098

           
Total, Information, Collection, & Analyses

202,145

190,200

198,047

215,356

213,924

           
Conservation and Management Operations          
Fisheries Management Programs

34,250

34,400

25,450

34,400

29,900

Federal Ship Financing Fund

(1,700)

       
Columbia River hatcheries

12,055

10,300

10,300

15,395

13,600

Columbia River endangered Species studies

288

288

288

288

288

Salmon marking      

1,800

 
Regional councils

11,900

12,800

12,800

13,200

13,000

International fisheries commissions

400

400

400

400

400

Management of George's Bank

478

478

478

478

478

Beluga whale committee

200

200

200

   
Pacific Tuna Management

2,300

1,250

1,250

2,900

2,300

Subtotal

60,171

60,116

51,166

68,861

59,966

           
Protected Species Management

6,200

6,200

6,200

6,950

6,200

Driftnet Act implementation

3,278

3,278

3,278

3,428

3,378

Marine Mammal Protection Act

9,500

9,500

9,500

7,583

7,583

Endangered Species Act recovery plan

20,200

30,450

20,200

30,200

28,000

Dolphin Encirclement  

3,300

3,300

3,300

3,300

Native marine mammals      

800

750

Southeastern sea turtles      

400

 
Observers/training      

2,650

2,650

Fishery observer training

417

 

417

   
East Coast observers

350

350

350

   
Subtotal

39,945

53,078

43,245

55,311

51,861

           
Habitat Conservation

8,500

10,700

8,400

10,700

9,000

Enforcement & Surveillance

17,600

18,500

17,600

18,500

17,775

Total, Conservation and Management Operations

126,216

142,394

120,411

153,372

138,602

           
State and Industry Assistance Programs:          
Grants to States          
Interjurisdictional fisheries grants

2,600

2,600

2,600

3,500

2,600

Disaster research and prevention        

7,000

Anadromous grants

2,100

2,100

2,100

3,000

2,100

Anadromous fishery project  

258

     
Interstate fish commissions

6,750

4,000

6,750

8,500

7,750

Subtotal

11,450

8,958

11,450

15,000

19,450

           
Fisheries Development Program          
Product quality and safety

10,524

9,824

9,824

9,974

9,824

Hawaiian fisheries development

750

   

750

750

Subtotal

11,274

9,824

9,824

10,724

10,574

           
Total, State & Industry Assistance Prog.

22,724

18,782

21,274

25,724

30,024

           
TOTAL, NMFS

351,085

351,376

339,732

394,452

382,550

           
OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH          
Climate and Air Quality Research          
Interannual & Seasonal Climate Research

12,900

12,900

12,900

15,900

14,900

Climate and Global Change

60,000

62,000

60,000

67,000

63,000

GLOBE

5,000

6,000

 

5,000

2,500

Subtotal

77,900

80,900

72,900

87,900

80,400

           
Long-term climate and air quality research

29,402

30,387

29,757

30,387

30,000

High-performance computing

7,500

12,500

9,000

12,500

12,000

Subtotal

36,902

42,887

38,757

42,887

42,000

           
TOTAL, Climate and Air Quality

114,802

123,787

111,657

130,787

122,400

           
Atmospheric Programs          
Weather Research

37,413

34,613

34,613

36,613

36,100

Wind Profiler

4,350

4,350

4,350

4,350

4,350

Subtotal

41,763

38,963

38,963

40,963

40,450

           
Solar-Terrestrial services and research

5,700

6,000

6,000

6,000

6,000

TOTAL, Atmospheric Program

47,463

44,963

44,963

46,963

46,450

           
Ocean and Great Lakes Programs:          
Marine Environmental Research

22,976

15,251

19,501

23,401

26,801

GLERL

6,000

 

6,825

 

6,825

Sea Grant: Sea Grant College Program

56,000

50,182

59,000

56,000

57,500

           
NOAA Undersea Research Program

15,500

4,150

 

15,800

14,550

           
TOTAL, Ocean & Great Lake Programs

100,476

69,583

85,326

95,201

105,676

           
Acquisition of Data

15,000

12,884

12,884

12,884

12,884

           
TOTAL, OAR

277,741

251,217

254,830

285,835

287,410

           
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS)          
Operations and Research:          
Local Warnings and Forecasts

324,000

354,851

352,650

359,250

357,034

MARDI

73,674

64,036

64,036

64,036

64,036

Advanced Hydrological Prediction System  

4,200

 

4,000

 
Radiosonde Replacement

910

4,340

2,000

910

2,000

Susquehanna River Basin Flood System

1,120

619

1,250

1,000

1,250

Aviation forecasts

35,596

35,596

35,596

35,596

35,596

Subtotal

435,300

463,642

455,532

464,792

459,916

           
Central Forecast Guidance

29,543

35,574

31,000

35,574

35,574

Atmospheric and Hydrological Research

2,489

2,964

2,964

2,964

2,964

Total, Operations and Research

467,332

502,180

489,496

503,330

498,454

           
Systems Acquisition:          
Public Warning and Forecast Systems          
NEXRAD

39,591

38,346

38,346

38,346

38,346

ASOS

5,341

7,116

7,116

7,116

7,116

AWIPS/NOAAPort  

12,189

12,189

12,189

12,189

Computer Facility Upgrades

8,000

4,600

4,600

4,600

4,600

Total, System Acquisition

52,932

62,251

62,251

62,251

62,251

           
TOTAL, NWS

520,264

564,431

551,747

565,581

560,705

           
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SATELLITE,          
DATA, AND INFORMATION SERVICE (NESDIS)          
Satellite Observing Systems:          
Polar spacecraft and launching          
Polar convergence/IPO

34,000

       
Geostationary spacecraft and launch          
Ocean remote sensing

4,000

4,000

1,500

4,000

4,000

Environmental observing services

50,347

51,486

50,347

54,486

53,300

Total, Satellite Observing Systems

88,347

55,486

51,847

58,486

57,300

           
           
Environmental Data Management Systems (EDMS):          
Environmental Services & Data Information

27,500

28,550

33,550

27,500

33,550

Environmental Data System Modernization

16,335

16,335

16,335

16,335

16,335

(Regional Climate Centers)

2,500

 

2,500

3,000

2,750

Total, EDMS

46,335

44,885

52,385

46,835

52,635

           
TOTAL, NESDIS

134,682

100,371

104,232

105,321

109,935

           
PROGRAM SUPPORT          
Administration and Services:          
Executive direction and administration

19,200

19,200

19,200

19,200

19,200

System Acquisition Offices (SAO)

1,420

   

700

700

Subtotal

20,620

19,200

19,200

19,900

19,900

           
Central Administration Support

31,850

31,850

31,850

31,850

31,850

Retired Pay Commissioned Officer

8,000

7,000

7,000

7,000

7,000

Total, Administration and Services

60,470

58,050

58,050

58,750

58,750

           
Aircraft Services

10,400

10,500

10,500

10,500

10,500

Rent Savings

0

 

(4,656)

   
           
TOTAL, Program Support

70,870

68,550

63,894

69,250

69,250

           
Fleet Maintenance and Planning

13,500

9,600

6,300

11,600

11,600

           
Facilities          
NOAA Facilities Maintenance

1,800

1,800

1,800

1,800

1,800

Lafayette Laboratory Re[rogramming          
NOAA-wide Space Planning

900

735

 

735

 
Sandy Hook lease

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

Environmental Compliance

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

NEXRAD WFO Maintenance

1,000

5,400

3,000

5,400

3,000

Columbia River Facilities

4,465

4,465

4,465

4,465

4,465

Total, Facilities

12,165

16,400

13,265

16,400

13,265

           
Subtotal, Obligations

1,614,002

1,605,353

1,579,833

1,716,210

1,692,908

           
Resciussion - Unobligated Satellite Balance

-20,500

       
Undistributed Satellite Balance, per P.L. 105-18

-1,000

       
Rent Saving To Finance Goddard

-4,656

       
Offset for Fee Collection  

-22,281

     
Direct Obligations

1,587,846

1,583,072

1,579,833

1,716,210

1,692,908

           
Reimbursable Obligations

246,598

195,767

195,767

195,767

195,767

Navigation and Magnuson Fee Collection  

22,281

     
Offset for Fee Collections (data sales)

2,400

3,600

3,600

 

3,600

New offsetting Collections (fish fees/IFQ CDQ)        

4,000

Anticipated Offsetting Collections (aerocharts)

3,000

       
Subtotal, Reimbursables

251,998

221,648

199,367

195,767

203,367

           
TOTAL, Obligations

1,839,844

1,804,720

1,779,200

1,911,977

1,896,275

           
FINANCING:          
Deobligations

(24,000)

(28,527)

(31,327)

(28,527)

(33,000)

Unobligated Balance transferred, net

(1,642)

(969)

(969)

(969)

(969)

Federal Ship Financing Fund Expenses

(1,700)

 

(1,700)

   
Coastal Zone Management Fund

0

0

(7,800)

(4,000)

(4,000)

Offset for Fee Collections (data sales)

(2,400)

(22,281)

(3,600)

 

(3,600)

Anticipated offsetting collections

(3,000)

       
New Offsetting Collections (data sales)  

(3,600)

 

(3,000)

(4,000)

New Offsetting Collections (navigation fees)  

0

     
Federal funds

(145,901)

(134,927)

(134,927)

(134,927)

(134,927)

Non-federal funds

(98,997)

(60,840)

(60,840)

(60,840)

(60,840)

Subtotal, Financing

(277,640)

(251,144)

(241,163)

(232,263)

(241,336)

           
BUDGET AUTHORITY

1,562,204

1,553,576

1,538,037

1,679,714

1,654,939

           
FINANCING FROM:          
Promote and Develop American Fisheries

(62,381)

(62,381)

(63,381)

(63,073)

(63,381)

Damage Assess. & Restor. Revolving Fund

(5,273)

(4,714)

(4,714)

(4,714)

(4,714)

Disaster research and prevention        

-7000

APPROPRIATION, ORF

1,494,550

1,486,481

1,469,942

1,611,927

1,579,844

           
PROCUREMENT, ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION          
System Acquisition          
NEXRAD

6,377

9,170

6,377

9,170

7,000

ASOS

4,494

3,855

3,855

3,855

3,855

AWIPS

116,910

67,667

67,667

67,667

67,667

Central Computer Upgrade

5,000

9,900

5,000

9,900

9,900

Polar          
Polar K-N'

82,905

159,917

150,000

150,000

150,000

Polar Convergence  

64,698

40,000

50,000

49,917

GOES          
GOES I-M

105,139

99,634

99,634

75,634

88,134

GOES N-Q

110,861

190,508

149,810

183,550

177,008

Total, System Acquisition

431,686

605,349

522,343

549,776

553,481

           
Construction          
Boulder Laboratory

2,900

5,670

5,670

5,670

6,370

WFO Construction

13,823

9,526

9,526

9,526

9,526

Santa Cruz Research Laboratory

15,200

4,200

4,200

4,200

4,200

National Estuarine Research Reserves Construction

8,000

   

8,000

7,300

Charleston/Fort Johnson Lab      

3,000

3,000

Outer Banks Community Foundation      

1,500

750

Near Island/Kodiak      

1,500

 
Long Island Bay Shore Aquarium      

3,000

1,500

Botanical Gardens        

0

Gulf Coast Lab

5,000

       
Alaska Facilities

8,000

       
National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)  

850

 

850

850

Pribilof Islands Environmental Cleanup

5,000

   

900

700

Honolulu Fisheries Laboratory

2,000

       
Other Facilities    

700

   
Total, Construction

59,923

20,246

20,096

38,146

34,196

Fishermen's Health Care        

1,000

Deobligations  

-4,000

-4,000

-311

-4000

TOTAL, Capital Assets Acquisition B.A.

491,609

621,595

538,439

587,611

584,677

           
Other Accounts - Budget Authority          
Coastal Zone Management Fund

7,800

4,000

7,800

4,000

4,000

Offsetting Collections (Mandatory)

-4,736

-4,000

-7,800

-4,000

-4,000

Fishermen's Contingency Fund

953

953

952

953

953

Foreign Fishing Observer Fund

189

189

189

189

189

Promote and Develop Fisheries

3353

3353

3353

3353

3045

Federal Ship Finance Fund

700

       
Fisheries Financing Program Account

338

238

238

388

28,338

Damange Assessment Restoration revolving Fund

-1500

-1500

-4714

-4714

-1500

Total Other Accounts, B.A.

7,097

3,233

18

169

31,025

           
Total, NOAA BA

2,060,910

2,178,404

2,076,494

2,267,494

2,270,641

Less Mandatory

-61698

-61734

-65734

-66426

-62426

Total, NOAA Discretionary B.A.

1,999,212

2,116,670

2,010,760

2,201,068

2,208,215