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Wave that shook the world

Author: Martin WilliamsLara AcasterAlex WilliamsJoseph McMasterGene GalushaAll authors
Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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"NOVA tells the minute-by-minute story of the 2004 tsunami, featuring the testimony of lucky survivors and gripping eyewitness video footage. In an authoritative look at tsunami science, NOVA presents the first in-depth exploration of what made the waves so destructive. And with the help of a massive wave tank, scientists assess the risk that a similar (or even bigger) catastrophe might one day strike the U.S.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Films for people with visual disabilities
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Williams; Lara Acaster; Alex Williams; Joseph McMaster; Gene Galusha; Michael Dixon; Helen Lindley; Bryan Hall; James Bird; Nathan Hendrie; Pioneer Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Channel Four (Great Britain); WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593753616 9781593753610
OCLC Number: 60504528
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned. Audio-described.
Notes: Originally produced for British public television in 2005.
Includes DVD-ROM features.
Credits: Editors, Michael Dixon, Helen Lindley, Nathan Hendrie ; camera, Brian Hall [and others] ; music, James Bird.
Performer(s): Narrator, Gene Galusha.
Event notes: Originally aired as an episode of the documentary television program Nova in 2005.
Target Audience: Not rated
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Tsunami :
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: written and produced by Martin Williams ; directed by Lara Acaster, Alex Williams ; produced for Nova by Joseph McMaster ; a Pioneer Productions film for Nova/WGBH and Channel 4 ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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"NOVA tells the minute-by-minute story of the 2004 tsunami, featuring the testimony of lucky survivors and gripping eyewitness video footage. In an authoritative look at tsunami science, NOVA presents the first in-depth exploration of what made the waves so destructive. And with the help of a massive wave tank, scientists assess the risk that a similar (or even bigger) catastrophe might one day strike the U.S. coastline"--Container.

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