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Author: Alan Alda; John Angier; Connecticut Public Television.; Chedd-Angier Production Company.; PBS Home Video.
Publisher: [Watertown, Mass.] : Chedd-Angier Production Co. : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2004.
Series: Scientific American frontiers.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically -- permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Alda; John Angier; Connecticut Public Television.; Chedd-Angier Production Company.; PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 57031382
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Hosted by Alan Alda.
Performer(s): Narrated by Alan Alda.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Scientific American frontiers.
Other Titles: Scientific American frontiers :
Scientific American frontiers (Television program)
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by John Angier ; presented by CPTV.

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Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically -- permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold.

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