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Streaming video

Title Avalanches
Published Green Planet Films, 2017
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (52 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Summary Anywhere on the planet where there is snow, no mountain is spared. Depending on the type of snow, the weather and the slope, an avalanche can reach incredible speeds: more than 300km per hour. A small avalanche can exert the same amount of pressure as a cyclone. Researchers and security experts have set up techniques to detect dangerous areas and limit their impact
Notes Title from title frames
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Event Originally produced by Green Planet Films in 2017
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In English
Subject Environment
Environmental sciences
Documentary films
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Form Streaming video
Author Green Planet Films (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.