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The habitable planet : a systems approach to environmental science

Author: Anna LewickeNancy FinkelsteinAlex GriswoldMatthew H SchnepsMark CaneAll authors
Publisher: [S. Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg Media], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The multimedia course explores the natural functions of Earth's systems: geophysical, atmospheric, oceanic, and ecosystems; Earth's ability to sustain life, especially human life; and the effects that human actions have had on the different natural systems. Components include 13 half-hour video programs featuring two documentary case studies describing current environmental science research, and an extensive Web  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Lewicke; Nancy Finkelstein; Alex Griswold; Matthew H Schneps; Mark Cane; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.; Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Science Media Group.; Harvard University. Center for the Environment.; Annenberg Media.
ISBN: 1576808831 9781576808832 1576808858 9781576808856
OCLC Number: 190870423
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from title screen.
Credits: Project manager: Nancy Finkelstein ; executive producer: Alex Griswold ; executive director: Dr. Matthew H. Schneps ; featured scientists: Mark Cane ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narration: Anna Lewicke.
Description: 4 videodiscs (390 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1. program 1, Many planets, one earth. program 2, Atmosphere. program 3, Oceans. program 4, Ecosystems --
Disc 2. program 5, Human population dynamics. program 6, Risk, exposure, and health. program 7, Agriculture. program 8, Water resources --
Disc 3. program 9, Biodiversity decline. program 10, Energy challenges. program 11, Atmospheric pollution --
Disc 4. program 12, Earth's changing climate. program 13, Looking forward : our global experiment. Course overview.
Other Titles: Systems approach to environmental science
Responsibility: Science Media Group ; produced by Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics ; in association with the Harvard University Center for the Environment.
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"The multimedia course explores the natural functions of Earth's systems: geophysical, atmospheric, oceanic, and ecosystems; Earth's ability to sustain life, especially human life; and the effects that human actions have had on the different natural systems. Components include 13 half-hour video programs featuring two documentary case studies describing current environmental science research, and an extensive Web site providing content, activities, and resources to help educators deepen and extend their understanding of environmental science"--Container label.

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<erm>The Habitable Planet is a multimedia course, divided in to 13 units, covering earth’s geophysical, atmospheric, and oceanic ecosystems. The first 4 units provide a background for each system, followed by 2 units introducing humans as part of the ecosystem and examine what is exactly needed...
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