NOVA: Volcano Above the Clouds

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 ...
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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.
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Special Features

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

  • Release Date: 2/24/2004
  • UPC: 783421377493
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Presentation: Letterbox
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 65,759

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jeremiah Kissel Voice Only
Technical Credits
Hugh Thomson Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Robert MacIver Executive Producer
Rolf Schlenker Executive Producer
Walter Sucher Executive Producer
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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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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Features
      DVD-ROM Features
      Other Products of Interest
      Request a Catalog
      DVD Credits
   Accessibility Options
      Play With Audio Description ON
      Play With Audio Description OFF
      What Is Audio Description?
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