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Arc-Clouds in Thunderstorms

Synopsis
Explains formation and propagation of the wind-gust lines of thunderstorms (arc-clouds) using animation and time-lapse shots from geostationary weather satellites. Interpretation of characteristic thunderstorm forms. Coupling of single wind-gust lines. Day and night shots, some in infra-red.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 6 min.
Year of production
1979
Availability
Sale; 1996 sale: £15.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
clouds; meteorology; thunderstorms

Credits

Writer
C Zick; F J Ossing

Production Company

Name

Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film

Distributor

Name

British Universities Film & Video Council

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
The BUFVC’s distribution library of videos and DVDs includes Samuel Beckett’s EH JOE! starring Patrick Magee, and two series of InterUniversity History Film Consortium films which make extensive use of archive footage. NB The IUHFC films have been digitised for free, online viewing by UK HE institutions - see British Universities Film & Video Council InterUniversity History Film Consortium Films (qv).

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