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Cracking the ocean code

Author: David ConoverJ Craig VenterCharlie ParsonsPaul ChristieGeorge WatermanAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Discovery Communications, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Join genome pioneer Dr. J. Craig Venter as he scours the world's oceans for new life forms and genetic secrets that could help solve the planet's most urgent energy and climate challenges. From Nova Scotia to the Galapagos islands to Antarctica, Dr. Venter embarks on a mission to map the DNA of every microscopic organism in the ocean. Along the way, he discovers new species and new methods of tackling weather  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Conover; J Craig Venter; Charlie Parsons; Paul Christie; George Waterman; Nick Caloyianis; Science Channel (Television network); Discovery Channel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 82195729
Notes: On cover and disc: Discovery Channel.
Credits: Producer/director/writer, David Conover ; executive producer for the Science Channel, Charlie Parsons ; expedition photography, George Waterman and Nick Caloyianis ; researcher, Juliet Bennett ; scientist, Dr. J. Craig Venter
Performer(s): Narrator, Paul Christie.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: a presented by the Science Channel ; producer/director, David Conover.

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"Join genome pioneer Dr. J. Craig Venter as he scours the world's oceans for new life forms and genetic secrets that could help solve the planet's most urgent energy and climate challenges. From Nova Scotia to the Galapagos islands to Antarctica, Dr. Venter embarks on a mission to map the DNA of every microscopic organism in the ocean. Along the way, he discovers new species and new methods of tackling weather anomalies, ocean pollutants and even global warming." -- Discovery Channel Store, online product description.

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