Tertiary Catalogue

Geography


Weird Wonderful Water

Weird Wonderful Water

Life in the Sea

This programme is about seawater. It is the most important liquid on Earth, not only from its sheer volume, but also because it has remarkable qualities. A few of them, like buoyancy, are common to all liquids - but seawater is also the cradle of...Show More
River Landforms of the Middle Course

River Landforms of the Middle Course

Rivers

The calm appearance of a river in the middle course hides the fluvial processes at work under the surface. This video explains how landforms such as meanders and oxbow lakes are created through erosion and deposition and shows viewers the rapid...Show More
Journey from the Source: River Severn

Journey from the Source: River Severn

Rivers

The River Severn, the UK’s longest river, is a perfect example of the transformative power of rivers on the landscape. This video takes viewers through the upper, middle and lower courses of a river, introducing key terms such as drainage...Show More
River Landforms of the Lower Course

River Landforms of the Lower Course

Rivers

As a river comes to end of its journey in the lower course, distinctive fluvial landforms emerge. This video explains how floodplains, levees and estuaries are created through deposition and shows viewers the transformative impact of changing...Show More
Fluvial Processes

Fluvial Processes

Rivers

As rivers journey from source to sea, they shape the landscape through a variety of fluvial processes. This video offers viewers in-depth explanations of erosion, transportation and deposition, covering the four types of erosion, the four types...Show More
River Landforms of the Upper Course

River Landforms of the Upper Course

Rivers

The upper course of a river contains impressive landforms created from thousands of years of vertical erosion. This video explains how landforms such as waterfalls, gorges and interlocking spurs are created through the fluvial process of erosion,...Show More
Rocky Shores and Reefs

Rocky Shores and Reefs

Life in the Sea

This programme looks at how rocky shores and shoreline reefs are formed, explains the three zones of a coastline, and examines the fauna and flora that live on on the coastline.
Global Atmospheric Circulation

Global Atmospheric Circulation

Weather Hazards

Earth’s diverse climate and weather patterns are predominantly governed by global atmospheric circulation and ocean currents. This programme looks at different atmospheric phenomena, including the global circulation model and how heating and...Show More
Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones, also called hurricanes and typhoons, cause catastrophic damage when they strike land. When a cyclone’s fury unleashes on population centres, death, injury and wholesale destruction follow. This programme explores the life...Show More
The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones devastate people, property and infrastructure. This programme outlines how cyclones are classified across the world, and then examines the impact of Hurricane Matthew on south-eastern USA and Haiti, in 2016. It compares the...Show More
The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

Ecosystems

The future of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most significant marine environments, is under threat due to modern industry and agriculture. Featuring interviews with reef experts, including the director of the GBR Marine Park...Show More
Mumbai

Mumbai

Megacities

Mumbai, the world’s most densely populated city, has been a thriving commercial hub for millennia. Its population has increased massively over the past 50 years, and although it has slowed, growth continues today, placing the city’s...Show More
London

London

Megacities

London is one of the world’s most important megacities. It has long attracted people from all over the globe, as well as migrants from within the UK, and continues to do so today. This programme explores some of London’s history and presents...Show More
Water in the UK

Water in the UK

Water Supply and Management

The UK’s more densely populated and growing urban areas are, for the large part, located in regions of the country where rainfall is lower. Conversely, high rainfall occurs in regions where there is less demand. This programme explores British...Show More
Water around the World

Water around the World

Water Supply and Management

Clean water is essential for human existence. However, international requirements are not met by the available supply. This programme examines rising global water demand and some of the serious issues with inadequate and/or contaminated water...Show More
RiverBlue

RiverBlue

Following international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, RiverBlue spans the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, fashion. Narrated by clean water supporter Jason Priestley, this groundbreaking documentary...Show More
Threats and Challenges

Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests

Follow a indigenous environmental campaigner as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then...Show More
Sustainable Management

Sustainable Management

Tropical Rainforests

Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon's resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This programme looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon. It explores the political and economic factors that...Show More
The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

Tropical Rainforests

Let a drone take you on a visual journey through the extraordinary biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest, providing fantastic examples of adaptation, stratification and competition. From the forest floor to way up in the canopy, this title...Show More
Glaciation in the UK

Glaciation in the UK

How has ice shaped the UK landscape? What are the processes operating at differing scales and how have they been influenced by geology, climate and human activity? With examples drawn from around the UK, this programme provides illustrations and...Show More
Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding

Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding

Through the use of two case studies, the Dawlish Railway Collapse and the East Coast Tidal Surge, this resource looks at the impacts of the 2013/2014 winter storms. The extreme weather conditions that led to these events are examined, the impacts...Show More
Waves: Seismic Imaging and Tectonics

Waves: Seismic Imaging and Tectonics

With exciting footage of earthquakes, engaging graphics and interviews with seismic survey teams, this programme provides a fantastic introduction to waves and how they are used. The different types of waves are illustrated and the key...Show More
Global Energy Security

Global Energy Security

What makes some countries more energy secure than others and what are the strategies that can be pursued to improve security? With video case studies from the EU, Iceland, China, India, Canada and the US, this resource provides students with a...Show More
Glaciation: Processes and Landforms

Glaciation: Processes and Landforms

How are glaciers formed? Where are they found? How and why do they move? How do they shape the land, both now and in the past? Using examples filmed in the UK, Iceland and the Alps, and with the help of satellite images, graphics and interviews...Show More
Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this programme asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix. Find out what is being done to clean up coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels. With the...Show More