The Resource A new history of life, Stuart Sutherland ; producer Anna Davalos ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen

A new history of life, Stuart Sutherland ; producer Anna Davalos ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen

Label
A new history of life
Title
A new history of life
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Sutherland ; producer Anna Davalos ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen
Contributor
Production company
Speaker
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Do you like history, perhaps investigating where your family came from or learning what challenges your ancestry met and where they called home? This course traces some of the wanderings of our wider family, the biosphere, from its first appearance on Earth around 4 billion years ago through to the present day. This journey has been a fantastic one, whit many interesting twists and turns along the way, many high points and more than a few crises."--page 1 of course guidebook
Member of
Cataloging source
OEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Steven Maniglia, Isil Mengi
Dewey number
551.7
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Stuart Sutherland, the University of British Columbia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sutherland, Stuart
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics Biology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Paleontology
  • Evolution
  • Natural selection
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
A new history of life, Stuart Sutherland ; producer Anna Davalos ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course no. 1520
  • Program contains thirty-six lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-257) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • The shifting surface of a planet Earth
  • Lecture 6.
  • Earliest origins - formation of the planet
  • Lecture 7.
  • Origins of land, ocean, and air
  • Lecture 8.
  • The early chemical evolution of life
  • Lecture 9.
  • Hints of the first life forms
  • Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • How life transformed the early Earth
  • Lecture 11.
  • Snowball Earth - another crisis
  • Lecture 12.
  • Metazoans - life grows up
  • Lecture 13.
  • Incredible variety - the Cambrian explosion
  • Lecture 14.
  • Window to a lost world - the Burgess Shale
  • The interconnected Earth
  • Lecture 15.
  • The forgotten fossils in Earth's story
  • Lecture 16.
  • Introduction to the great mass extinctions
  • Lecture 17.
  • The collapse of Earth's first Eden
  • Lecture 18.
  • Making the break for land
  • Lecture 19.
  • Getting a backbone - the story of vertebrates
  • Lecture 2.
  • Lecture 20.
  • The evolution of jaws
  • Lecture 21.
  • These limbs were made for walking?
  • Lecture 22.
  • Tiktaalik - the search for a fishapod
  • Lecture 23.
  • Carboniferous giants and coal
  • Lecture 24.
  • Amniotes - the shape of things to come
  • The vast depths of Earth time
  • Lecture 25.
  • Permian extinction - life's worst catastrophe
  • Lecture 26.
  • Finding the killer - the greenhouse Earth
  • Lecture 27.
  • The dinosaurs take over
  • Lecture 28.
  • Letting the dinosaurs speak - Paleobehavior
  • Lecture 29.
  • Conquering the air - the evolution of flight
  • Lecture 3.
  • Lecture 30.
  • Monsters of the deep - Mesozoic oceans
  • Lecture 31.
  • The Cretaceous Earth - a tropical planet
  • Lecture 32.
  • The sky is falling - the end of dinosaurs
  • Lecture 33.
  • The collision of North and South America
  • Lecture 34.
  • The rise of mammals and the last Ice Age
  • Fossil clocks
  • Lecture 35.
  • The humble origins of human beings
  • Lecture 36.
  • The conscious Earth
  • Lecture 4.
  • Paleontologists as detectives
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 minutes)
Isbn
9781598039597
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1520
  • ID1520A-01
  • PB1520A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)856013415
  • 1343919
  • (OCoLC)ocn856013415
  • (Pol)1343919
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A new history of life, Stuart Sutherland ; producer Anna Davalos ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course no. 1520
  • Program contains thirty-six lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-257) in course guidebook
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • The shifting surface of a planet Earth
  • Lecture 6.
  • Earliest origins - formation of the planet
  • Lecture 7.
  • Origins of land, ocean, and air
  • Lecture 8.
  • The early chemical evolution of life
  • Lecture 9.
  • Hints of the first life forms
  • Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • How life transformed the early Earth
  • Lecture 11.
  • Snowball Earth - another crisis
  • Lecture 12.
  • Metazoans - life grows up
  • Lecture 13.
  • Incredible variety - the Cambrian explosion
  • Lecture 14.
  • Window to a lost world - the Burgess Shale
  • The interconnected Earth
  • Lecture 15.
  • The forgotten fossils in Earth's story
  • Lecture 16.
  • Introduction to the great mass extinctions
  • Lecture 17.
  • The collapse of Earth's first Eden
  • Lecture 18.
  • Making the break for land
  • Lecture 19.
  • Getting a backbone - the story of vertebrates
  • Lecture 2.
  • Lecture 20.
  • The evolution of jaws
  • Lecture 21.
  • These limbs were made for walking?
  • Lecture 22.
  • Tiktaalik - the search for a fishapod
  • Lecture 23.
  • Carboniferous giants and coal
  • Lecture 24.
  • Amniotes - the shape of things to come
  • The vast depths of Earth time
  • Lecture 25.
  • Permian extinction - life's worst catastrophe
  • Lecture 26.
  • Finding the killer - the greenhouse Earth
  • Lecture 27.
  • The dinosaurs take over
  • Lecture 28.
  • Letting the dinosaurs speak - Paleobehavior
  • Lecture 29.
  • Conquering the air - the evolution of flight
  • Lecture 3.
  • Lecture 30.
  • Monsters of the deep - Mesozoic oceans
  • Lecture 31.
  • The Cretaceous Earth - a tropical planet
  • Lecture 32.
  • The sky is falling - the end of dinosaurs
  • Lecture 33.
  • The collision of North and South America
  • Lecture 34.
  • The rise of mammals and the last Ice Age
  • Fossil clocks
  • Lecture 35.
  • The humble origins of human beings
  • Lecture 36.
  • The conscious Earth
  • Lecture 4.
  • Paleontologists as detectives
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 minutes)
Isbn
9781598039597
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1520
  • ID1520A-01
  • PB1520A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)856013415
  • 1343919
  • (OCoLC)ocn856013415
  • (Pol)1343919
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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