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Gifts from the earth

Author: Richard Kiley; Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Films Incorporated.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Films Inc., 1986.
Series: Planet earth, episode 5.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the past decade, mankind has been made increasingly aware that earth is a closed system and its resources are finite. What treasures lay hidden beneath the Red Sea and the Antarctic ice cap? How has the theory of plate tectonics revolutionized the search for minerals and energy? How are the bottom of the sea and outer space our next frontiers for recovering riches from the earth. Are we running out of water?
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Genre/Form: Electronic videos
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kiley; Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Films Incorporated.
ISBN: 9781897767269 1897767269
OCLC Number: 17864091
Credits: Series producer, Gregory Andorfer ; music, Jack Tillar ; photography, Norris Brock.
Performer(s): Richard Kiley.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: prog. 9. Mineral resources --
prog. 10. Energy resources.
Series Title: Planet earth, episode 5.
Responsibility: produced by WQED Pittsburgh in association with the National Academy of Sciences.
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In the past decade, mankind has been made increasingly aware that earth is a closed system and its resources are finite. What treasures lay hidden beneath the Red Sea and the Antarctic ice cap? How has the theory of plate tectonics revolutionized the search for minerals and energy? How are the bottom of the sea and outer space our next frontiers for recovering riches from the earth. Are we running out of water?

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