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Science in Paradise [electronic resource]

Chedd-Angier ; presented by Connecticut Public Television ; produced in association with Scientific American magazine ; written, produced, and directed by John Angier, Andrew Liebman
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Host Alan Alda accompanies scientists in the Carribean tracking hawksbill turtles as part of a conservation project and working to save coral reefs afflicted with an unexpected disease. He visits Trinidad and learns to play that country's native instrument -- the steel pan -- and uncovers science stories in island sites from the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico to the Soufriere Hill Volcano on the island of Monserrat.
Director
John Angier; Andrew Liebman
Performers
Host: Alan Alda.
Release Date
2000
Run Time
60 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 ; editor, David Berenson ; music, Randy Roos.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2000].
Publisher no.
pbs_saf045 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions.
Related Resources
More information on this video:
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet
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