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Earth : the biography

Author: Jonathan RenoufIain S StewartBritish Broadcasting Corporation.National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)2 Entertain (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Earth is an incredible, exceptional planet with an amazing life story full of cataclysmic disasters, eleventh-hour coincidences that save it from extinction, and an astonishing power to continually regenerate. This ... series uses breathtaking footage and specialist imaging to tell the story of the great forces that shape the planet - volcanoes, the ocean, the atmosphere and ice. Traveling from Ethiopia's unique  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Renouf; Iain S Stewart; British Broadcasting Corporation.; National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.); 2 Entertain (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
ISBN: 1419869922 9781419869921
OCLC Number: 226433935
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the BBC in 2007.
Credits: Volcanoes : Producer/Director, Paul Olding ; editors, Louise Salkow, Lee Sutton ; composer, Ty Unwin.
Atmosphere : Producer/Director, Annabel Gillings ; editors, Orly Dannon, Lee Sutton, Jonathon Rowdon ; composer, Ty Unwin.
Ice : Producer/Director, Sophie Harris ; editors, Gerard Evans, Lee Sutton ; composer, Ty Unwin.
Oceans : Producer/Director, Matthew Gyves ; editor, Lee Sutton ; composer, Ty Unwin.
Rare planet : Producer/Director, Ben Wilson ; editors, Ben Giles, Lee Sutton ; composer, Ty Unwin.
Performer(s): Narrator, Iain Stewart.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 225 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DVD-9, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1: Volcanoes (45 min.) --
Atmosphere (45 min.) --
Ice (45 min.) ; Disc 2: Oceans (45 min.) --
Rare planet (45 min.).
Other Titles: Earth, the biography, the story of our world
Story of our world
Responsibility: a 2 Entertain ; produced by the BBC for the National Geographic Channel ; series producer, Jonathan Renouf.

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"Earth is an incredible, exceptional planet with an amazing life story full of cataclysmic disasters, eleventh-hour coincidences that save it from extinction, and an astonishing power to continually regenerate. This ... series uses breathtaking footage and specialist imaging to tell the story of the great forces that shape the planet - volcanoes, the ocean, the atmosphere and ice. Traveling from Ethiopia's unique lava lake to an ice cave under a glacier in Greenland and a host of amazing locations in between, examine the forces that have helped create and foster life on Earth ..."--Container.

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