Extreme ice

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Summary

  • This videodisc focuses on climate change shown through time-lapse cameras set by internationally acclaimed photojournalist James Balog, who has placed equipment in more than two dozen glacial locations in the northern hemisphere in order to assess the impact of global warming on the cryosphere.

Notes

  • Originally produced for the PBS public television program Nova in 2009.
  • Special features include: printable materials for educators (requires Adobe Acrobat) and access to NOVA web site.
  • DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation (enhanced); Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
  • System requirements to access extra documents: DVD drive; Adobe Acrobat.
  • Closed captioned; described for the visually impaired.

Contents

  • Introduction -- In extremis -- Glacial pacemaker -- Doomed domes -- Greenland on defrost -- A slippery slope -- Inundation blues
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