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Rainmaker, The

Synopsis
Canadian scientist Dr Graeme Mather, who work with cloud seeding in South Africa to prove that clouds could be made to rain by means of human intervention, believed that after 30 years he learned how to end droughts and revolutionise global water management. His company runs projects in Mexico and France to demonstrate its technique for triggering rain.
Series
Horizon, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1998
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 5/3/98.
Subjects
Geography
Keywords
cloud seeding; drought; meteorology

Credits

Contributor
John Lynch

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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