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Geography DVDs Offered by Penn State Media Sales

Understanding Desert Landforms

Long-term drought and sudden rainstorms have produced exotic landscapes. This is a great introduction to the third of the earth that is arid or semi-arid. ©1991

Xochimilco: Floating Gardens

The people of the Valley of Mexico have long used artificial islands in their lake to meet agricultural needs and to escape urban congestion. ©1990

Mountains and the Forces that Build Them

Mountains illustrate the work of major earth processes that are related to plate tectonics, such as igneous activity, faulting, and folding. Examples from major mountain ranges are supplemented by animated and still graphics. ©1998

The Geospatial Revolution Episode One

The Geospatial Revolution Project is a public media examination of the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact. Episode 1 presents an explanation of what the Global Positioning System (GPS) is and how it works; a timeline of mapping and geospatial technology; and a look at how crisis mapping and global crowdsourcing was critical to aid and rescue during the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting. Spanish and English Subtitles included on DVD

The Geospatial Revolution Episode Two

The Geospatial Revolution Episode Two The Geospatial Revolution Project is a public media examination of the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact. Episode 2 explores how Portland uses GIS to create infrastructure that complements the environment and involves citizens; how geospatial technology has become the foundation of one company's sustainable business model; and how Philadelphia's Food Trust mapped the correlation between disease and the lack of healthy food sources to empower investment in neighborhood grocery stores. Produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting. Spanish and English Subtitles included on DVD.

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