Item Details

The Blue Planet [electronic resource]

produced by WQED/Pittsburgh in association with the National Academy of Sciences
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Presents new revelations about the oceans, the last unexplored frontier on earth, from space by scientists aboard the space shuttle and by scientists diving to the depths of the middle ocean to examine rare life forms. Covers cycles of weather, aquatic weather, the Gulf Stream, concentrations of plankton and coral reefs. Introduces technological innovations that are used in studying the ocean and its creatures.
Performers
Narrated by Richard Kiley.
Release Date
1986
Run Time
57 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
junior high/high school/college
7-12+
Series
Planet Earth
Series Statement
Planet earth ; 2
ISBN
1897767268 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1986.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details
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