WorldCat Identities

Toft, Klaus

Overview
Works: 75 works in 135 publications in 2 languages and 958 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Author, Performer
Classifications: QC968.2, 994.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Klaus Toft
The navigators : Flinders vs Baudin : the race between Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin to discover the fabled passage through the middle of Australia by Klaus Toft( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the fascinating, little known tale of the 1802 race between two superpowers, France and England, to discover a strait running up the middle of Australia, which an American captain claimed to have sailed through. The two captains involved in the race were Mathew Flinders and Nicholas Baudin. Toft's "The Navigators" explores just how close Australia came to being at least partly French. It is an exciting non-fiction story of love, wonder, ambition, recklessness, courage and betrayal
Thunderheads( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a daredevil quest into the eye of the storm, an intrepid group of scientists, researchers and topgun pilots: in seven planes and armed with the best high tech gadgets money can buy embark on a treacherous journey in a struggle to understand the role of thunderstorms in the global warming puzzle. In this spectacular documentary, an international force of 250 experts who comprise I.C.E. (the International Cloud Experiment) converge on Darwin, Australia, the lair of "Hector," one of the planet's largest thunderstorms. As the pilots perilously edge closer, they battle life-threatening turbulence, lightning, grapefruit-sized hail, microbursts, mysterious "gravity waves," mechanical mishaps and the scientists themselves. Tensions mount as the scientists push to solve the mysteries of the atmosphere and the pilots push back to stay alive. Is I.C.E. itself on the verge of a meltdown?
Lizards of Oz( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blow-up lizard dolls, lizards on treadmills and lizard underpants with built-in radio transmitters are the unorthodox but effective methods scientists are using to reveal the secret lives of lizards. And there's plenty of opportunity to study them in Australia, the kingdom of the lizard, and a continent with more species than any other on the planet
Clash of the carnivores( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the rugged, fortress-like island of Tasmania on Australia's southern tip, live Tasmanian Devils, Tiger Quolls and Eastern Quolls, carnivores and marsupials alike. These pouched killers survive by living in a precarious harmony whilst competing for a limited resource - flesh. While the ferocious devils appear to be the greatest winners, there seems to be an unexpected alliance in this on-going Clash of the Carnivores
Bugs in the system [1991]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When plants or animals disrupt the massive Australian communications network that has been laid down in some of the most intractable landscapes in the world, what do you do? Kill them! Or at least that's what's been done in earlier decades. But now the emphasis is on trying to establish non-violent solutions to the problem
Niña( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some years eastern Australia seems almost to disappear under water, with cyclones, floods and endless rain. This is the story of La Nina, and how Australia's unique creatures and how they cope with these wet catastrophes. La Nina is a climate phenomenon, the sister and total opposite of drought-bringing El Nino, the other half of the Southern Oscillation puzzle
Night of the bogongs( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Employing the latest in filmmaking techniques, this film follows the fascinating 800km migration of the Bogong Moth, one of the longest of the insect marathons. In their billions they ascend, climbing high into the jet-stream which carries them south. Navigating by the light of the moon, these moths cover hundreds of kilometres in a single night. But the survival test has only just begun. Over the coming days, weeks and months they must battle other creatures, weather, humans and time
River red( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the river red gum in its natural habitat, sheltering insects and marsupials, and its battle for survival
The navigators( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Navigators is the true story of one of the most daring ocean races ever. Englishman Matthew Flinders and Frenchman Nicolas Baudin race to be the first to lay claim to the prize of Australia
Australia, eye of the storm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A four part award winning series from ABC Natural History Unit that describes the powerful climate systems that batter Australia, and how they affect the weather, wildlife and people of this island continent."--Container
Nature's landscapes( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual journey through Australia's natural environment accompanied by classical music with natural sound effects
Australia : eye of the storm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series describing the powerful climate systems that batter Australia and how they affect the weather, wildlife and people of this island continent. Also shows the series film-makers as they embark on a 2 year quest to capture the unique images of animals living with flood, fire, drought, blizzards and cyclones
The navigators : Baudin vs Flinders( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two rival expeditions, one unknown land - in 1801 two voyages of discovery sail away from the carnage of the Napoleonic wars to explore the unknown land, Terra Australis. Their mission was to "study nature", to search for knowledge and answers. The Frenchman Nicolas Baudin and his English rival Matthew Flinders embark on an adventure of a life time. At stake is the prize of a continent
Killers in Eden( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For nearly a hundred years, the Australian coastal town of Eden was the setting for an extraordinary collaboration between two species--humans and killer whales--as they joined in hunts for migrating baleen whales ... Teams of killer whales would actually herd the plankton-eating baleen whales into the bay at Eden, and notify the whalers they had arrived with prey by smacking their tails on the water. Then they would wait for the men to come out with their boats and harpoons, to participate in the kill, and share in the spoils. Somehow, the killer whales had come to the conclusion that it was in everyone's best interests to participate in this unusual hunting strategy. And the whalers were glad for their help, which made their job so much easier. The depth of the relationship between the men and the killer whales as they worked side by side and year after year became so personal that the whaling community considered the killers members of their own family and referred to each of them by name."--Container
Once upon Australia ; River red( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program, illustrated with three dimensional animation, brings to life the beginning of Australia from the fires of creation to a distant future. In River red, the documentary shows the river red gum in its natural habitat, sheltering insects and marsupials, and its battle for survival
Lizards of Oz : Wombats : bulldozers of the bush( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizards of Oz explores the fascinating desert world of these little known creatures, and examines why so many different species are able to co-exist. Wombats examines the myths and reality of womabt life both above and below ground
The big blue ; Killers in Eden : bonus feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killers in Eden: Investigates the story of the most extraordinary bond ever forged between humans and wild animals. Near the small coastal town of Eden, Australia, Killer Whales and human whalers formed an intimate partnership to hunt the largest whales on earth. Can the legend be explained by animal instinct and natural intelligence alone, or did a true friendship develop between these two hunters of the sea?
Rock opera, & Numbats( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock opera tells the story of '006', a young male rock wallaby living in far North Queensland. Numbats tells the story of a mother numbat and her four babies
Clash of the carnivores. Window on the wild( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash of the carnivores shows how Tasmanian devils, Tiger quolls and Eastern quolls survive and live together. Window on the wild focuses on Healesville Sanctuary where animals of the Australian bush can be seen and studied for the preservation of endangered species
Tal og figurer : geometri 1.-3. klasse( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in Danish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The navigators : Flinders vs Baudin : the race between Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin to discover the fabled passage through the middle of Australia
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