The Resource The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, Professor Michael E. Wysession

The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, Professor Michael E. Wysession

Label
The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites
Title
The world's greatest geological wonders
Title remainder
36 spectacular sites
Statement of responsibility
Professor Michael E. Wysession
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjP
Characteristic
videorecording
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Wysession, Michael
LC call number
QE26.3
LC item number
.W973 2013
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Runtime
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Series statement
The Great courses Science & mathematics. Earth science
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  • Geology
  • Earth sciences
Target audience
adult
Technique
unknown
Label
The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, Professor Michael E. Wysession
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course No. 1712."
  • 36 30-minute lectures on 6 discs
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: 1. Santorini: impact of volcanic eruptions -- 2. Mount Fuji: steeping power -- 3. Galapagos Rift: wonders of mid-ocean ridges -- 4. African Rift Valley: cracks into the Earth -- 5. Arta Ale: compact fury of lava lakes -- 6. Burgess Shale: rocks and the keys to life -- disc 2: 7. The Grand Canyon: Earth's layers -- 8. The Himalayas: mountains at Earth's roof -- 9. The Ganges delta: earth's fertile lands -- 10. The Amazon Basin: lungs of the planet -- 11. Iguazu Falls: thundering waterfalls -- 12. Mammoth Cave: worlds underground -- disc 3: 13. Cave of Crystals: exquisite caves -- 14. Great Blue Hole: coastal symmetry in sinkholes -- 15. Ha Long Bay: dramatic karst landscapers -- 16. Bryce Canyon: creative carvings of erosion -- 17. Uluru/Ayers Rock: sacred nature of rocks -- 18. Devils Tower: igneous enigmas -- disc 4: 19. Antarctica: a world of ice -- 20. Columbia Glacier: unusual glacier cycles -- 21. Fiordland National Park: majestic fjords -- 22. Rock of Gibraltar: catastrophic floods -- 23. Bay of Fundy: inexorable cycle of tides -- 24. Hawaii: volcanic island beauty -- disc 5: 25. Yellowstone: geysers and hot springs -- 26. Kawah Ijen: world's most acid lake -- 27. Iceland: where fire meets ice -- 28. The Maldives: geologic paradox -- 29. The Dead Sea: sinking and saintly -- 30. Salar de Uyuni: flattest place on Earth -- disc 6: 31. Namib/Kalahari Deserts: sand mountains -- 32. Siwa Oasis: paradise amidst desolation -- 33. Auroras: light shadows on the edge of space -- 34. Arizona Meteor Crater: visitors from outer space -- 35. A Montage pg geologic mini wonders -- 36. Planetary wonders: out of this world
Dimensions
4 3/4 in + 1 course guidebook (256 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (1080 min.)
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)856984677
  • 1062960
  • (OCoLC)ocn856984677
  • (Pol)1062960
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, Professor Michael E. Wysession
Publication
Note
  • "Course No. 1712."
  • 36 30-minute lectures on 6 discs
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: 1. Santorini: impact of volcanic eruptions -- 2. Mount Fuji: steeping power -- 3. Galapagos Rift: wonders of mid-ocean ridges -- 4. African Rift Valley: cracks into the Earth -- 5. Arta Ale: compact fury of lava lakes -- 6. Burgess Shale: rocks and the keys to life -- disc 2: 7. The Grand Canyon: Earth's layers -- 8. The Himalayas: mountains at Earth's roof -- 9. The Ganges delta: earth's fertile lands -- 10. The Amazon Basin: lungs of the planet -- 11. Iguazu Falls: thundering waterfalls -- 12. Mammoth Cave: worlds underground -- disc 3: 13. Cave of Crystals: exquisite caves -- 14. Great Blue Hole: coastal symmetry in sinkholes -- 15. Ha Long Bay: dramatic karst landscapers -- 16. Bryce Canyon: creative carvings of erosion -- 17. Uluru/Ayers Rock: sacred nature of rocks -- 18. Devils Tower: igneous enigmas -- disc 4: 19. Antarctica: a world of ice -- 20. Columbia Glacier: unusual glacier cycles -- 21. Fiordland National Park: majestic fjords -- 22. Rock of Gibraltar: catastrophic floods -- 23. Bay of Fundy: inexorable cycle of tides -- 24. Hawaii: volcanic island beauty -- disc 5: 25. Yellowstone: geysers and hot springs -- 26. Kawah Ijen: world's most acid lake -- 27. Iceland: where fire meets ice -- 28. The Maldives: geologic paradox -- 29. The Dead Sea: sinking and saintly -- 30. Salar de Uyuni: flattest place on Earth -- disc 6: 31. Namib/Kalahari Deserts: sand mountains -- 32. Siwa Oasis: paradise amidst desolation -- 33. Auroras: light shadows on the edge of space -- 34. Arizona Meteor Crater: visitors from outer space -- 35. A Montage pg geologic mini wonders -- 36. Planetary wonders: out of this world
Dimensions
4 3/4 in + 1 course guidebook (256 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (1080 min.)
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)856984677
  • 1062960
  • (OCoLC)ocn856984677
  • (Pol)1062960
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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