Extreme Environments: Atmosphere Video
Atmosphere
Next up...

Start your 10 day free trialStart your Gaiam TV free trialWatch the full video - and many others - now with your Gaiam TV subscription!

Extreme Environments: Atmosphere (2008)

Episode 4
Available worldwide
(23:00)
3

Although we can’t see it, air is vital to our existence. It serves as a blanket that retains warmth from the sun, supports all life on earth, and holds the clouds and water vapor that produce rain. More than 40,000 thunderstorms occur around the world each day. The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program has equipment in three locations of vastly different climates around the world.

Evan Clark
English

Episodes

Ocean Video
2.666665
Episode 1 Ocean
Ocean (2008)
Episode 1
, 24 minutes
Seventy percent of the planet’s surface is covered by oceans, and, thanks in part to global warming, they are changing rapidly.
Available worldwide
Desert Video
0
Episode 2 Desert
Desert (2008)
Episode 2
, 24 minutes
Some parts of our planet receive so little rain they can only support specially adapted plants and animals.
Available worldwide
Ice Video
0
Episode 3 Ice
Ice (2008)
Episode 3
, 23 minutes
The frigid zones play a vital role in the planet’s climatic system in ways we are only just beginning to glimpse.
Available worldwide
Atmosphere Video
3
Episode 4 Atmosphere
Atmosphere (2008)
Episode 4
, 23 minutes
Our planet is covered by a vast ocean of air – a layer of gasses that supports all life on earth.
Available worldwide

People who watched this also watched

Be The First One To Comment

Login or sign upsign up to add a comment
3.5.0.6e
Password is case sensitive.