White House Office of Records Management Subject Files: Science (SC)

File Code Description Research
Availability
SC

Science  (3.9 ft; Box 1-10)
This primary subject category contains materials relating to tax credits and federal policies encouraging research and development and in the development of new technologies, government cooperation with the private sector, the role of federal laboratories, the Superconductivity Competitiveness Act and issues regarding the competitiveness of US high technology industries, international cooperation in science and technology and technology transfer issues, high tech and space defense systems, the federal role in science and math education, issues affecting computer industries and semiconductors, the process of selecting a site for the Superconducting Supercollider, issues and legislation regarding biotechnology, annual Science and Technology reports, proposals regarding daylight savings time, alternative fuels, life sciences, and private  proposals involving technology use and inventions.  There is also a small amount of material regarding the First Lady's use of astrology.

Open
SC001

Meteorology (0.7 l.ft; Box 10-12)
This secondary subject category contains materials relating to weather services, the transferring of weather and land satellites to the private sector, annual reports of National Climate Programs, global climate change and weather forecasts for the President for some of 1987 and 1988.

Open
SC002

Oceanography (0.5 l. ft; Box 12-13)
This secondary subject category contains materials relating to reports regarding ocean resources and management, the Coastal Zone Management Act, ocean mining and drilling, and the Ocean Principal's Group meetings.

Open
SC003

Solar Energy (0.1 l. ft; Box 13)
This secondary subject category contains materials relating to solar energy programs and proposals, the Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Bank, and geothermal energy programs.

Open
SC004

Weights and Measure (0.2 l. ft; Box 13-14)
This secondary subject category contains materials relating to the use of and effects of conversion to the metric system.

Open

Research Availability:
Open - all records in the subject category have been processed and are available for research
Partial - some of the records in the subject category have been processed and available for research
None - no records in the subject category have been processed nor made available for research