40     PHYSICAL SCIENCES

40 .01

   

Physical Sciences
40 .0101 .00    02 Physical Sciences

40 .02

   

Astronomy and Astrophysics
40 .0201 .00    02 Astronomy
40 .0202 .00    02 Astrophysics
40 .0203 .00    02 Planetary Astronomy and Science

40 .04

   

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
40 .0401 .00    02 Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
40 .0402 .00    02 Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology
40 .0403 .00    02 Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics
40 .0404 .00    02 Meteorology

40 .05

   

Chemistry
40 .0501 .00    02 Chemistry, General
40 .0502 .00    02 Analytical Chemistry
40 .0503 .00    02 Inorganic Chemistry
40 .0504 .00    02 Organic Chemistry
40 .0506 .00    02 Physical Chemistry
40 .0507 .00    02 Polymer Chemistry
40 .0508 .00    02 Chemical Physics
40 .0509 .00    02 Environmental Chemistry
40 .0510 .00    02 Forensic Chemistry
40 .0511 .00    02 Theoretical Chemistry
40 .0599 .10    02 Applied Chemistry
    The study of the principles of chemistry which have application to industry.
40 .0599 .11    02 Forensic Chemistry          Deleted - use 40.0510.00

40 .06

   

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
40 .0601 .00    02 Geology/Earth Science, General
40 .0601 .30    02 Marine Geology          Deleted - use 40.0607.00
40 .0602 .00    02 Geochemistry
40 .0603 .00    02 Geophysics and Seismology
40 .0604 .00    02 Paleontology
40 .0605 .00    02 Hydrology and Water Resources Science
40 .0606 .00    02 Geochemistry and Petrology
40 .0607 .00    02 Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
40 .0699 .01    02 Engineering Geology
    The study of the principles of rock, soil, and fluid mechanics which have application to engineering problems.
40 .0699 .02    02 Geoinformatics
    A study of the application of computer-based technologies and services to research in earth sciences, such as geology, meteorology and oceanography. Including instruction in geographic information systems (including GPS, remote sensing, and analysis of spatial data), systems information, database management, operations management, and cartography with specific applications to natural resource management, land administration, environmental science, and other geotechnical fields.

40 .08

   

Physics
40 .0801 .00    02 Physics, General
40 .0801 .01    02 Applied Physics
40 .0802 .00    02 Atomic/Molecular Physics
40 .0804 .00    02 Elementary Particle Physics
40 .0805 .00    02 Plasma and High-Temperature Physics
40 .0806 .00    02 Nuclear Physics
40 .0807 .00    02 Optics/Optical Sciences
40 .0808 .00    02 Condensed Matter and Materials Physics.
40 .0809 .00    02 Acoustics
40 .0810 .00    02 Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
40 .0899 .01    02 Applied Physics          Deleted - use 40.0801.01

40 .10

   

Materials Sciences
40 .1001 .00    02 Materials Science
40 .1002 .00    02 Materials Chemistry