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Author: Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (Government Agency : U.S.); John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.?] : DANTES, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : National government publication   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Planet Earth examines the fundamentals of geophysics, using computer graphics, special effects and dramatic location footage. Internationally known scientists focus on current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets, as well as its prospects for the future.
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Andorfer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (Government Agency : U.S.); John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 25343303
Notes: Container title.
"505239DD."
"The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Credits: Series producer, Gregory Andorfer ; music, Jack Tillar ; photography, Norris Brock.
Performer(s): Richard Kiley.
Target Audience: Senior high school through college students and adults.
Description: 4 videocassettes (420 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [v. 1] Episode 101-102 The living machine ; The blue planet --
[v. 2] Episode 103-104 The climate puzzle ; Tales from other worlds --
[v. 3] Epsode 105-106 Gifts from the earth ; The solar sea --
[v. 4] Episode 107 Fate of the earth.
Other Titles: Living machine
Blue planet
Climate puzzle
Tales from other worlds
Gifts from the earth
Solar sea
Fate of the earth
Responsibility: produced by WQED Pittsburgh in association with the National Academy of Sciences.

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Planet Earth examines the fundamentals of geophysics, using computer graphics, special effects and dramatic location footage. Internationally known scientists focus on current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets, as well as its prospects for the future.

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