© 2004 National Geographic Television & Film
Presenting the awesome spectacle of natures' most severe acts, this film follows three scientists at work: a meteorologist tangling with Midwestern tornadoes, a volcanologist studying gas-spewing giants in the Caribbean, and an earthquake specialist wielding GPS and sonar technologies in Turkey. Their main questions: how are natural disasters triggered, and what can we do to prepare for them?
All photographs copyright 2004 National Geographic Television & Film. All rights reserved. Forces of Nature made possible by Amica Insurance and funded in part by the National Science Foundation
Approximately 50 minutes
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Recommended for: Grades 3 – 12 and adults
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