Geography


10 Homes that Changed America 55 min.

10 Homes that Changed America highlights ten architecturally adventuresome dwellings, which provided Americans with more than just a “roof over their heads”—these homes elevated living to an art form. Meet the talented architects who brought these buildings to life, along with their often-eccentric clients, and the lucky individuals who live in these historic homes today. A primer in domestic arch...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Greece with Simon Reeve 120 min.

Join Simon Reeve on a surprising journey through the most turbulent and beautiful country in Europe. Greece is a country rich in history, politics, sunshine and sheer drama – yet one in the midst of economic crisis. Simon dives in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean and visits stunning mountain landscapes as he travels from the beautiful islands to the bear-inhabited forests of northern Greece....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Greece with Simon Reeve: Episode 1 60 min.

Simon Reeve travels to Greece, one of the most beautiful, troubled, and extreme countries in Europe. Travelling from the Islands of the Aegean to the rugged and mountainous north, Simon gets behind the picture postcard image to learn more about Greece and the Greeks and why the country has faced a seemingly endless economic crisis. Along the way he encounters an extraordinary cast of characters fr...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Greece with Simon Reeve: Episode 2 60 min.

Simon Reeve travels from the Peloponnese peninsula to the rugged and mountainous north of the country. To learn more about Greece and the Greeks, he meets an extraordinary cast of characters, from a group of rebel monks to conservationists caring for an injured bear cub. Getting behind the picture postcard image of this beautiful country, he finds out how the Greeks are coming to terms with a seem...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding 32 min.

With climate change, extreme storms are becoming ever more frequent. In December 2013, a giant storm surge hit the East Coast of England, the like of which hadn't been seen for 60 years. It caused millions of dollars worth of damage to people, homes and wildlife. This program looks at the causes and impacts and assesses how best to protect this vulnerable stretch of coastline against extreme weath...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Extreme Weather: Somerset Flooding 29 min.

In the winter of 2013/2014 the UK was hit by a succession of 13 low-pressure weather systems causing extreme flooding across the South West. This program looks at the human and physical causes of the floods and explores the impacts on property and lives through the first hand accounts of local residents and businesses. It also assesses examples of both hard and soft engineering and shows how they...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Glaciation in the UK 26 min.

The UK provides fabulous examples of glaciated landscapes. This program provides illustrations and explanations for the different landforms and features associated with glaciation in the UK. The key processes of erosion, transportation and deposition area all explored, using examples filmed in the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, and Snowdonia.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The UK’s Changing Landscapes 29 min.

This program provides a fantastic overview of the formation, distribution, geology and key features of the UK's areas of upland and lowland landscapes. Through the use of diverse case studies from Malham Cove to the Jurassic Coast, the Lakes to the South Downs, this program contextualizes how tectonics, climate, geology and human activity work together in combination with geomorphic processes over...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Earth: The Inside Story 57 min.

Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, and extreme weather. Has Earth always been this way? Featuring footage of top geologic hot spots on every continent, the film traces the scientifically-based story of the 4.5 billion-year-old Earth, from the core to the crust and up into the atmosphere.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2015

Kolkata with Sue Perkins 53 min.

Comedian Sue Perkins explores the story of India through the life of its most beguiling and exuberant city - Kolkata. From its grand history as the seat of British Imperial power to its modern reincarnation as a center of commerce, the past, present and future of India co-exist here like nowhere else. The last rich kids of the Raj, the new property entrepreneurs, the 8,000 rickshaw men and an esti...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2015