The Resource Civilization and climate, ITV Productions, (evideo)

Civilization and climate, ITV Productions, (evideo)

Label
Civilization and climate
Title
Civilization and climate
Statement of responsibility
ITV Productions
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Changing climate probably played the decisive role in drawing hominids out of the trees, up on their hind legs, and off in search of food whose supply had been dispersed by the replacement of rainforests by grasslands. Migrations were motivated by the search for food; during ice ages, when sea levels dropped, new areas became accessible and populations spread. Links between climatic changes and emerging civilizations have also been postulated; the collapse of civilizations confronted with climatic challenges to which they could not or would not adapt is clearly documented: the Indus River civilization, the Viking settlement in Greenland, even the French Revolution. And Hitler's disastrous decision to invade Russia in 1941 was apparently based on inaccurate weather forecasting!
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • ITV Productions
Runtime
26
Series statement
Climate and Man
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatology
  • Human ecology
  • Nature
Technique
live action
Label
Civilization and climate, ITV Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=2403
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 28, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Humankind's Relationship with Climate (1:51) -- Climate and Evolution (2:59) -- Climate and Human Migration (2:18) -- The Birth of Civilization (2:12) -- Adapt to Climate Change or Perish (4:08) -- The Potato Famine and Irish Migration (2:29) -- Bad Weather and the French Revolution (1:05) -- Weather Helps Stop Hitler (5:50) -- The Butterfly Effect (3:16)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (26 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 2400s
  • 2403
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100002403
  • 100002403
  • (OCoLC)707964549
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Civilization and climate, ITV Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=2403
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 28, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Humankind's Relationship with Climate (1:51) -- Climate and Evolution (2:59) -- Climate and Human Migration (2:18) -- The Birth of Civilization (2:12) -- Adapt to Climate Change or Perish (4:08) -- The Potato Famine and Irish Migration (2:29) -- Bad Weather and the French Revolution (1:05) -- Weather Helps Stop Hitler (5:50) -- The Butterfly Effect (3:16)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (26 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 2400s
  • 2403
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100002403
  • 100002403
  • (OCoLC)707964549
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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