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NOVA; Warnings From The Ice


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Warnings From The Ice
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

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Could the world be facing the next deluge -- a catastrophic rise in sea levels -- as a result of the rapid break-up of the huge Antarctic ice sheets? The ice sheets hold 70 percent of the world's fresh water in a deep freeze cold enough to shatter steel, but now scientists are racing to understand whether the recent detachment of a Connecticut- sized iceberg signals the beginning of a giant meltdown.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Warnings From The Ice,” 04/01/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C1B2A7265794C59A5AE35442EFA663D.
MLA: “NOVA; Warnings From The Ice.” 04/01/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C1B2A7265794C59A5AE35442EFA663D>.
APA: NOVA; Warnings From The Ice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C1B2A7265794C59A5AE35442EFA663D
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