Geography


Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding 32 min.

With climate change, extreme storms are becoming ever more frequent. In December 2013, a giant storm surge hit the East Coast of England, the like of which hadn't been seen for 60 years. It caused millions of dollars worth of damage to people, homes and wildlife. This program looks at the causes and impacts and assesses how best to protect this vulnerable stretch of coastline against extreme weath...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Extreme Weather: Somerset Flooding 29 min.

In the winter of 2013/2014 the UK was hit by a succession of 13 low-pressure weather systems causing extreme flooding across the South West. This program looks at the human and physical causes of the floods and explores the impacts on property and lives through the first hand accounts of local residents and businesses. It also assesses examples of both hard and soft engineering and shows how they...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Glaciation in the UK 26 min.

The UK provides fabulous examples of glaciated landscapes. This program provides illustrations and explanations for the different landforms and features associated with glaciation in the UK. The key processes of erosion, transportation and deposition area all explored, using examples filmed in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, and Snowdonia.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The UK’s Changing Landscapes 29 min.

This program provides a fantastic overview of the formation, distribution, geology and key features of the UK's areas of upland and lowland landscapes. Through the use of diverse case studies from Malham Cove to the Jurassic Coast, the Lakes to the South Downs, this program contextualizes how tectonics, climate, geology and human activity work together in combination with geomorphic processes over...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Life on the Edge: Wild Patagonia 52 min.

Patagonia invites you into a rarely seen South American wilderness, home to surprising creatures who survive in environments that range from the mighty Andes Mountains to Cape Horn. This is the story of an awe-inspiring coastline 4,000 miles long. From the cold, fearsome waters of Cape Horn, where brave rockhopper penguins overcome huge challenges to raise their young, to the far north, with huge...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Fire and Ice: Wild Patagonia 52 min.

Patagonia invites you into a rarely seen South American wilderness, home to surprising creatures who survive in environments that range from the mighty Andes Mountains to Cape Horn. Discover the secret lives of pumas and hummingbirds. Soar with condors over glacial peaks and explore monkey puzzle forests from the time of dinosaurs. Ride with extreme kayakers over raging waterfalls and with Patagon...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Heat and Dust: Wild Patagonia 51 min.

Patagonia invites you into a rarely seen South American wilderness, home to surprising creatures who survive in environments that range from the mighty Andes Mountains to Cape Horn. From the Andes peaks, we follow the path of the relentless wind, sweeping east through Patagonia's dry desert. We discover a weird world of maras—giant guinea pigs—and desert-dwelling penguins, and witness the first fa...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Wild Patagonia 150 min.

Patagonia - a mysterious and intangible place at the southern tip of South America, stretching across Chile and Argentina, made up of strange landscapes, huge mountain ranges and windswept plains. This series brings this little-known region and its surprising wildlife to the screens. It reveals how life survives and flourishes in these environments, like the ducklings that fling themselves into gl...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015

Human: Part 3—Making North America 55 min.

Host Kirk Johnson, Director of Smithsonian??? National Museum of Natural History, journeys on a spectacular road trip through a tumultuous deep past exploring three fundamental questions: How was the continent built? How did life evolve here? And how has the continent shaped us? In episode three of this three-part series, from Ice Age to oil boom, discover the challenges faced and the wealth uncov...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Life: Part 2—Making North America 55 min.

Host Kirk Johnson, Director of Smithsonian?? National Museum of Natural History, journeys on a spectacular road trip through a tumultuous deep past exploring three fundamental questions: How was the continent built? How did life evolve here? And how has the continent shaped us? In episode two of this three-part series, discover the surprising intertwined story of life and the landscape in North Am...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015