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

Duration

00:13:20:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Biology program; unit 1. Ecology

Group of items

Biology program; unit 1. Ecology

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29063

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Evolution (Biology)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hawaii

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Biotic communities

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Botany

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Life (Biology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural disasters

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Volcanoes

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Algae

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Evolution (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life (Biology)

Places → Hawaii

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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