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United Arab Emirates : oil and water resources

Author: Agency for Instructional Technology.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], ©2002.
Series: Voyageur experience in global geography.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The UAE's oil is plentiful and readily consumed by an energy-thirsty world; meanwhile, the nation struggles with its own thirst for water. This program documents the history of the wealthy Arab nation and how it deals with water scarcity and an abundance of petroleum. Detailed discussions of the oil drilling and seawater desalinization processes, conversations with young UAE citizens, and a stroll through a souk, or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Agency for Instructional Technology, 2005
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Agency for Instructional Technology.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 827509880
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 23, 2005.
Description: 1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Contents: United Arab Emirates: Land of Contrast (5:45) --
Oil in the United Arab Emirates (4:16) --
Impact of Oil in the UAE (3:47) --
Water in the UAE (3:57) --
Fresh Water and a Camel Ride (4:06) --
Future Oil Reserves (1:24)
Series Title: Voyageur experience in global geography.
Other Titles: Oil and water resources
Responsibility: Agency for Instructional Technology.

Abstract:

The UAE's oil is plentiful and readily consumed by an energy-thirsty world; meanwhile, the nation struggles with its own thirst for water. This program documents the history of the wealthy Arab nation and how it deals with water scarcity and an abundance of petroleum. Detailed discussions of the oil drilling and seawater desalinization processes, conversations with young UAE citizens, and a stroll through a souk, or public market, vividly illustrate cultural and economic aspects of this Persian Gulf country.

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