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Mountain Windstorms and Avalanches

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (33 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Study the impact of mountains on weather by investigating the Chinook winds, which can race down the east face of the Rocky Mountains with tornadic force. Also look at the Santa Ana winds of southern California, notorious for fanning the regiońs wildfires. Then explore another aspect of extreme mountain weather: avalanches.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Technology.
Genre: Educational films.

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