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The Resource Deserts, producer, Huw Cordey ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/NHK co-production ; series producer, Alastair Fothergill

Deserts, producer, Huw Cordey ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/NHK co-production ; series producer, Alastair Fothergill

Label
Deserts
Title
Deserts
Statement of responsibility
producer, Huw Cordey ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/NHK co-production ; series producer, Alastair Fothergill
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Voyage to the world's harshest environments and learn how life manages to keep a precarious hold in every desert. From the frigid expanses of Mongolia to the blistering craters of California's Death Valley, the program examines the incredible physical and behavioral adaptations that allow creatures to survive unimaginable conditions governed by sand storms, droughts, flash floods, and extreme temperatures
Member of
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Dave Pearce ; music composed by George Fenton
Dewey number
577.54
Intended audience
Grades 3-12
PerformerNote
Narrator, Sigourney Weaver
Runtime
42
Series statement
Planet earth
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
live action
Label
Deserts, producer, Huw Cordey ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/NHK co-production ; series producer, Alastair Fothergill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: behind-the-scenes featurette; teacher's materials (on CD-ROM), including teacher's guides, writing prompts, animal guide, posters
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • other
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • cz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
  • other
Edition
Education ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 42 min.)
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9781602882645
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
743252203057
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • optical disk
  • videodisc
System control number
ocn262693713
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (16:9 anamorphic), 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Deserts, producer, Huw Cordey ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/NHK co-production ; series producer, Alastair Fothergill
Publication
Note
Special features: behind-the-scenes featurette; teacher's materials (on CD-ROM), including teacher's guides, writing prompts, animal guide, posters
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • other
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • cz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
  • other
Edition
Education ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 42 min.)
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9781602882645
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
743252203057
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • optical disk
  • videodisc
System control number
ocn262693713
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (16:9 anamorphic), 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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