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The Future of the Planet [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The use of technology to improve or repair our environment may be the least controversial area of research. Who can argue with clean water and saving endangered species? This film explores the technology that may be used to improve our understanding of the environment and conquer the destructive powers of nature as well as enhance its beauty.
Release Date
2000
Run Time
23 min.
Language
English
Rating
3-11
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
The Future of... (Series 1)
Future of
Series Statement
Future Of... ; Series 1
Contents
  • Central America's Youngest Volcano (1:43)
  • Cloud Seeding in Mexico (2:03)
  • Hail Flying in Germany (1:07)
  • Venice, Italy (2:05)
  • Underwater Barriers in Venice (1:44)
  • Nicaraguan Damage (1:23)
  • Types of Volcanic Activity (1:12)
  • Fire Detection- Beetles (1:29)
  • Fire Detection- Electronic Nose (2:16)
  • Living with Natural Disasters (1:52)
  • Life Suit for Ship Passengers (1:45)
  • Surviving Avalanches (2:08)
  • Managua Seismograph (1:03)
  • Credits: The Future of the Planet: The Future of... (Series 1) (0:20)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2000.
Publisher no.
  • 55029s Films Media Group
  • 55033 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (23 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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