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Jampel, Barbara

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Most widely held works by Barbara Jampel
In the shadow of Vesuvius by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the days of the Roman empire, the numerous eruptions of Italy's Mount Vesuvius have devastated whole cities and towns, also destroying Pompeii and Herculaneum in A.D. 79. Describes how the volcano affects the lives of the two million people who live in its shadow
Gorilla by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative and engaging look at the mysterious mountain gorilla of central Africa ; a species once numbering in the thousands that has now dwindled to a precious few
Among the Wild Chimpanzees by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at two landmark decades of Jane Goodall's work, including her dramatic discovery of chimpanzees making and using tools
Mysteries of mankind by National Geographic( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and French and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduvai Gorge, Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating, and the search for a common ancestor
Amazon : land of the flooded forest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Amazon River carves its way through a jungle of staggering beauty. Here, torrential rains annually transform the dry forest floor into a watery world where some of the most extraordinary and uncommon wildlife flourish, in what has been described as the greatest evolutionary theater in the world
Cats and dogs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic explores the genetic journey of cats and dogs and examines the amazing relationship that has evolved over the years between people and these animals
Those wonderful dogs( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the many abilities of these devoted creatures
Cats : caressing the tiger by National Geographic( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the domestic cat. One of the most popular of pets, the cat retains many behavior traits closely resembling the traits of the lion, the tiger and other larger wild felines
National Geographic : best of 125 years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic celebrates 125 years of amazing discoveries and memorable moments with this 2-disc collection of programming. Featuring some of the best National Geographic films from the 125 years DVD collection, this compilation highlights legendary discoveries, human stories, and historical milestones
Braving Alaska( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Alaska's people and how they cope with the sometimes rigorous elements of weather and country
Rain forests by Scope( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

#1: Venture beyond the dense green curtain into the rain forest that thrives in splendid isolation on a Panamanian island, Marvel at the complex interactions among the exotic species that live, feed, breed and die here. #2: Journey into a tropical jungle where torrential rains annually transform the dry forest floor into a watery world. Watch river dolphins navigate the flooded treetops and the masterful hunting techniques of the electric eel and notorious piranha
The Jacques Cousteau odyssey by Jacques Cousteau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time bomb at 50 fathoms: Off Italy's southern coast, two ships collide, and the sunken one at sea bottom has a cargo of 900 drums of toxin. Before the metal barrels disintegrate and release their poisons, a team of experts forms to execute an exhaustive recovery plan to stave off catastrophe. Using the pioneering work of Jacques Cousteau's Comshelf experiments, which demonstrated that divers could live and work efficiently for a significant period of submersion, hundreds risk their lives in a race against a deadly toxic time bomb. Mediterranean, cradle or coffin?: Decades ago, Jacques cousteau found the water of Veyron near Marseilles teeming with marine life. Returning years later, he discovered the same sea floor to be a desert, virtually devoid of fish. Appalled at the ravages of pollution, Cousteau and crew seek scientific weapons to combat the horrors of urban wastes pouring into the Mediterranean. The explorers find that not only is pollution to blame, man's industrial might encroaches upon the sea's most vulnerable point, shallow coastal areas that serve as natural habitats
Sex role development by Clyde C Robinson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines male and female sex roles, focusing on how stereotypes are formed
Mediterranean, cradle or coffin?( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onderzoek naar de oorzaken van de afbraak van het onderwatermilieu in de Middellandse Zee
Alaska, into the wilderness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bear island. Researcher LaVern Beier attempts to deploy National Geographic's Crittercam, presenting the opportunity to walk vicariously with brown bears in their Alaskan habitat
Prenatal Development by Genevieve Clapp( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the formation and development of the human embryo/fetus focusing on the influence the prenatal environment can have on the developing human being
Infancy( Visual )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of physical, perceptual, emotional, social, linguistic, and cognitive development of human infants from birth to 18 months of age, presenting experiments which show that babies are born with sophisticated perceptual mechanisms
Time bomb at 50 fathoms( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the pioneer work of Cousteau's Comshelf experiments--which demonstrated that divers could live and work efficiently for a significant period while submerged--hundreds of dedicated scientists risk their lives in a race against a deadly toxic time bomb
The Passion of the saints( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines religion, history and psychology to present the stories of Christian saints whose heroism and extreme self-denial continue to fascinate us today. Includes reenactments, scholarly commentary, visits to shrines, churches and sanctuaries, and a behind-the-scenes look at the process of canonization in the Vatican
Lion : Africa's king of the beasts( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographers spent an entire year living among a lion pride in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania where three generations--cubs, adolescents, and leaders--revealed their fascinating characteristics
 
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