Succession on lava

United States, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “Biology program; unit 1. Ecology”
Illustrates the destruction caused by a volcanic eruption in Hawaii, and examines the difficulties encountered by the first forms of life that re-appear. Traces the stages of ecological succession, from the blue-green algae to the re-establishment of a mature biotic community.

Credits

producer

Bert Van Bork

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:13:20:00

Colour

Colour

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