NOVA: Volcano Above the Clouds

NOVA: Volcano Above the Clouds

Director: Hugh Thomson

Cast: Hugh Thomson, Jeremiah Kissel

     
 
NOVA: Volcano Above the Clouds captures an expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Originally formed by volcanic eruptions thousands of years ago, the mountain shows evidence of another such explosion. NOVA follows the expedition of naturalists Robin Buxton and Michael Ngatolowa along with geologists Volker Lorenz and Kevin Docherty. The team

Overview

NOVA: Volcano Above the Clouds captures an expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Originally formed by volcanic eruptions thousands of years ago, the mountain shows evidence of another such explosion. NOVA follows the expedition of naturalists Robin Buxton and Michael Ngatolowa along with geologists Volker Lorenz and Kevin Docherty. The team struggles up to the glacier-topped summit in order to investigate the future of the world's tallest volcano. Originally aired on PBS in November 2003, the program comes to DVD from WGBH Boston Video with a widescreen transfer and Dolby Digital sound. Closed captions and audio descriptions are accessible. Extras include DVD-ROM features, printable materials for educators, and web links.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/24/2004
UPC:
0783421377493
Original Release:
2003
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Presentation:
[Letterbox]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
83,017

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Closed captions and video description; Access to the "Volcano Above the Clouds" website

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [2:39]
2. An Island in the Sky [10:11]
3. High Altitude Mountaineering [7:31]
4. Mists and Snow [8:59]
5. To the Summit [8:19]
6. The Great Crater [10:03]
7. A View From the Top [6:03]
8. Credits [2:09]

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