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Tornado intercept / a National Geographic Television and Films production ; producer/writer, Lawrence Cumbo ; executive producer [for National Geographic Television & Film], John Bredar ; executive producer [for National Geographic Channel], Martha Conboy.

Wurman, Joshua. (Added Author). Casey, Seán. (Added Author). Keller, Mark. (Added Author). Cumbo, Lawrence. (Added Author). Bredar, John B. (Added Author). Conboy, Martha. (Added Author). Mairesse, Emmanuel. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 50 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic : 2006.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Mark Keller ; featuring, Sean Casey, Joshua Wurman.
Summary, etc.:
This groundbreaking one-hour event takes you into the whirling devastation of a tornado's heart as cutting-edge science meets over-the-edge filmmaking to capture incredible images of what happens inside one of nature's deadliest phenomena! Witness the construction and first deployment of the revolutionary Tornado Intercept Vehicle-8,000 pounds of ?-inch armor plating, bullet-proof windows, state-of-the-art camera, and a crew of hardcore, thrill-seeking filmmakers. Plunge into the killing zone of tornadoes capable of generating 300-mph-plus winds as researchers risk life and limb to shoot never-before-seen footage from within these monster storms. From stunning computer-generated imagery, to riding shotgun in the first vehicle ever to take a camera into a tornado's vortex, it's extreme, adrenaline-driven science.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Tornadoes.

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