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Mediterranean on the Rocks [electronic resource]

written, produced, and directed by David Huntley, John Angier ; [produced by] Chedd-Angier ; presented by Connecticut Public Television ; produced in association with Scientific American magazine
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Alan Alda travels to the Mediterranean Sea and investigates: how ancient peoples built papyrus boats; why an invasive species of algae, Caulerpa taxifola, threatens the environmental health of the area; how copper was made at a 2,500 year-old archaeological site in Cyprus; how scientist track the finback whale and treat and release injured sea turtles back to the sea.
Director
David Huntley; John Angier
Performers
Host, Alan Alda.
Release Date
2000
Run Time
57 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally produced in 2000.
Related Title
Scientific American frontiers (Television program)
Scientific American.
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Photography, Peter Hoving.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2000].
Publisher no.
pbs_saf036 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions.
Related Resources
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Description
1 streaming video file (57 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet
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