The Waters of Coweeta

United States, 1952

Film
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Shows the result of twenty years of research work at the hydrologic laboratory on the Coweeta Experimental Forest in the Natahala Mountains of North Carolina. Illustrates the experiments conducted to define more exactly the damage to water supplies and soil. This was done by creating the conditions of unplanned hillside farming, woodlands grazing, and indiscriminate logging.

Credits

director

Dick Mosher

production company

United States. Forest Service

Language

English

Duration

00:19:38:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30263

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry - United States

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-supply

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Research

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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