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Author: Graham BoothBrendan McGintyOliver Ledbury, (Composer)PBS Distribution (Firm),Terra Mater Factual Studios,All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2017] ©2015
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tornadoes or sandstorms take simple ingredients like air, earth and water and transform them into something spectacular, powerful and incredibly dangerous. And despite scientists studying it for thousands of years, we know far less about how weather works than anyone might expect. This, however, is about to change: by teaming up with maverick experts and renowned specialists from all around the world, a whole range  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Booth; Brendan McGinty; Oliver Ledbury, (Composer); PBS Distribution (Firm),; Terra Mater Factual Studios,; Oxford Scientific Films,; Open University,; Hamster's Wheel Productions,; PAAN Media Holdings,
ISBN: 9781531701611 1531701612
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
OCLC Number: 976437010
Notes: Title from title screen.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast in 2014.
Credits: Editors, Sam Rogers, Chris Hall, Rama Bowley, Stuart Davis ; photography, Brendan McGinty ; music composed by Oliver Ledbury.
Performer(s): Narrator information does not appear onscreen or on container art. Unknown sources list Sam Hazeldine as the narrator.
Target Audience: Rating: TVG.; 9-12.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo.
Contents: Wind : the invisible force --
Water : the shape shifter --
Temperature : the driving force.
Responsibility: produced & directed by Graham Booth ; a Terra Mater Factual Studios / Oxford Scientific Films / Open University co-production (in association with Hamster's Wheel and PAAN).

Abstract:

Tornadoes or sandstorms take simple ingredients like air, earth and water and transform them into something spectacular, powerful and incredibly dangerous. And despite scientists studying it for thousands of years, we know far less about how weather works than anyone might expect. This, however, is about to change: by teaming up with maverick experts and renowned specialists from all around the world, a whole range of fascinating new discoveries from the cutting edge of science will be revealed.
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