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Can the Gulf Survive? [electronic resource]: National Geographic Explorer

National Geographic Television & Film
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
With cutting-edge science and never-before-seen footage, this episode of Explorer goes deep inside the world of British Petroleum to uncover what really happened to the 4.9 million barrels of crude released into the Gulf of Mexico. Viewers are taken to the front lines with those who were tasked to fight the growing catastrophe. But is the disaster now over, or is it just beginning?
Performers
Narrated by actor Peter Coyote.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
50 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 24, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
National Geographic Explorer
Related Title
Explorer (Television program)
Contents
  • Capping Deepwater Horizon (2:28)
  • Gulf Oil Mystery (2:03)
  • Deepwater Horizon Disaster (2:52)
  • Inadequate Disaster Plan (3:19)
  • Responding to Deepwater Horizon (2:53)
  • Concealing Deepwater Horizon's Scope (2:06)
  • Experimental Oil Cleanup Methods (5:04)
  • Underwater Spill Challenges (1:46)
  • Oil Dispersant Strategy (3:11)
  • Sub-Surface Dispersant (2:46)
  • BP's Scientific Assumptions (1:21)
  • Investigating the Gulf Spill (3:48)
  • Underwater Spill Data (2:46)
  • Discovering Oil Plumes (3:28)
  • Deepwater Horizon Damage Debate (2:07)
  • Impact on Marine Life (5:12)
  • Sacrificing Nature for Petroleum (2:09)
  • Credits: Can the Gulf Survive? National Geographic Explorer (0:23)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2010.
Publisher no.
52898 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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