The Resource Modifying the weather : case of man-made desert, ITV Productions, (evideo)

Modifying the weather : case of man-made desert, ITV Productions, (evideo)

Label
Modifying the weather : case of man-made desert
Title
Modifying the weather
Title remainder
case of man-made desert
Statement of responsibility
ITV Productions
Title variation
Case of man-made desert
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
By building roads, watering crops, and grazing cattle, we are constantly changing the climate. We may also modify the weather by cloud seeding, though there is no scientifically accepted proof that rain or snow would not have occurred naturally in cases where seeding appears to have been successful. This program shows how migration in the Sahel has altered regional climate; examines the tomorrow-be-damned policy of water usage in Arizona; and investigates the drastic miscarriage of good intentions in Central Asia, where efforts to irrigate the desert turned into the worst climatic disaster in the history of the Soviet Union: the drying up of the Aral Sea, once the world's fourth-largest lake. The program details how this catastrophe happened and reveals its consequences for the population, the physical geography, and the climate of the area
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
  • Atmosphere
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Climatology
  • Weather
Technique
live action
Label
Modifying the weather : case of man-made desert, ITV Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=2404
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
Cloud Seeding (3:32) -- Cities Modify the Weather (1:50) -- Overgrazing and Drought in Poor Countries (3:51) -- Over-Consumption of Water in Rich Countries (3:15) -- Death of the Aral Sea (5:42) -- Effects of the Aral Sea Disaster (4:38)
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
  • 2404
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
  • 100002404
  • 100002404
  • (OCoLC)707964554
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Modifying the weather : case of man-made desert, ITV Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=2404
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
Cloud Seeding (3:32) -- Cities Modify the Weather (1:50) -- Overgrazing and Drought in Poor Countries (3:51) -- Over-Consumption of Water in Rich Countries (3:15) -- Death of the Aral Sea (5:42) -- Effects of the Aral Sea Disaster (4:38)
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
  • 2404
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
  • 100002404
  • 100002404
  • (OCoLC)707964554
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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