NOVA: Hunt For the Supertwister

NOVA: Hunt For the Supertwister

Director: Thomas Lucas

Cast: Thomas Lucas

     
 
This documentary follows meteorologists as they face the danger of "going into the field" -- chasing down massive F5 tornadoes in order to study them. Scientists who are experts in this specific field illustrate the forces that create such destructive forces of nature and explore the elements that remain unknown.

Overview

This documentary follows meteorologists as they face the danger of "going into the field" -- chasing down massive F5 tornadoes in order to study them. Scientists who are experts in this specific field illustrate the forces that create such destructive forces of nature and explore the elements that remain unknown.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/29/2004
UPC:
0783421379091
Original Release:
2004
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
74,832

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Access to the Hunt for the Supertwister website

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Anatomy of a Tornado [11:35]
2. The Need for Early Warning [9:49]
3. What Causes Tornadoes? [9:39]
4. Storm Chasers and Tornado Tourists [15:27]
5. Is the Goal of Prediction Near? [9:40]

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