The FY 2013 budget request for USGCRP programs is $2.7 billion—an increase of approximately 7 percent over the 2012 enacted level. This increase reflects the needs of the Program and represents a commitment by the Administration to ensure that USGCRP can fulfill its responsibilities under the law.
It is important to remember that the budget crosscut table below represents those funds self-identified by the USGCRP agencies as their contributions to the USGCRP. The budget crosscut does not include the costs of many agency investments that are directly relevant, indeed necessary, to the ability of the USGCRP to address national objectives related to climate and global change (e.g., many of the observing networks and satellite systems so critical to documenting trends were originally carried out by their sponsoring agencies for current operational purposes, and those are not typically included in the budget crosscut).
The USGCRP budget crosscut, by agency: