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NOVA; Volcano

08/28/1987


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Series
NOVA
Program
Volcano
Program Number

1416

Series Description

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

Program Description

NOVA accompanies scientists who are developing new techniques to predict when and how explosively volcanoes will erupt. Standing on the slopes of a volcano in Central America, British geologist Geoff Brown compares its possible eruption with that of Mount St. Helens in 1980.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Volcano,” 08/28/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F715855E8547431BB83B8888A1902DE9.
MLA: “NOVA; Volcano.” 08/28/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F715855E8547431BB83B8888A1902DE9>.
APA: NOVA; Volcano. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F715855E8547431BB83B8888A1902DE9
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