The Resource Hunt for the supertwister, (electronic resource)

Hunt for the supertwister, (electronic resource)

Label
Hunt for the supertwister
Title
Hunt for the supertwister
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful tornado is a terrifying phenomenon that continues to defy decades of scientific efforts to predict it. During one of the worst tornado seasons on record, a NOVA camera team chased across the Midwest, capturing hair-raising footage of highly destructive twisters in action. But HUNT FOR THE SUPERTWISTER is much more than just another "extreme weather" show. Our story focuses on the efforts of two scientists at the University of Oklahoma to develop radically different approaches to forecasting twisters: one relies on "virtual tornados" created inside supercomputers, while the other involves hunting down real-life storms to collect data firsthand (the method that inspired the movie Twister). With jaw-dropping 3-D graphics generated by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, NOVA's show features spectacular footage of these terrifying twisters. HUNT FOR THE SUPERTWISTER gives viewers a front-row seat to the risky and thrilling art of storm chasing, complete with the latest research findings and state-of-the-art visual effects
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Intended audience
Rated PG
PerformerNote
Narrator, Gene Galusha; interviews with: Tim Marshall, Gary England, Steve Weiss, Barbara Watson, Kelvin Droegemeier, Howie Bluestein, John Wurman, Lou Wicker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lucas, Thomas
  • Cort, Julia
  • Marshall, Tim
  • England, Gary
  • Weiss, Steve
  • Watson, Barbara
  • Droegemeier, Kelvin Kay
  • Bluestein, Howard B
  • Wurman, Joshua
  • Wicker, Louise
  • Lerner, Richard
  • Galusha, Gene
  • Zumwalt, Lise
  • Bacon, Michael
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tornadoes
  • Weather forecasting
  • Meteorology
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Hunt for the supertwister, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11867379
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11867379
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11867379
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11867379
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Hunt for the supertwister, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11867379
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11867379
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11867379
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11867379
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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