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  1. Silversword Alliance, The: The Remarkable Evolution of Plants in an Island Setting (1992 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 40 min., 1998 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Discusses the adaptive radiation of genetically very close species of plants classified into three genera, ‘Argyroxiphium’, ‘Dubautia’ and ‘Wilkesia’, known as the Silversword Alliance. Shows...

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  2. Under the Volcano (1992 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Geology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 72 min., 1998 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Shows how absolute, static and dynamic gravity surveys are carried out in the field. The volcanoes studied include Poas in Costa Rica and Etna in Sicily.

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  3. Drosophila: Biology and Behaviour of Hawaiian Picture Wings (1991 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., 1998 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    The biology and behaviour of Hawaiian ‘Drosophila’, - the so-called ‘picture-wings’ - showing the life cycle and male-male and male-female interactions. Discusses a natural fungicide that is a...

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  4. Fine Preservation in Fossils: An Evolutionary Bonanza (1990 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. ? min., 1998 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Using scanning electron microscopy, examines Cretaceous fossil fish whose internal structure, e.g. gill lamellae, musculature, etc. had been preserved by bacteria-induced phosphatisation in the tissue within...

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  5. S343 Videocassette 1 (1990 Video)

    Producer
    Rissa de la Paz; David Jackson; Michael Peet
    Subject
    Chemistry
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 96 min., 1999 sale: £120.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    1 (15 min): Close-up photography of colour reactions and colour of metal ions in solution. Titanium dioxide, tetrachloride, and reduction of titanium IV to III. Manganese ions from II to VII, and oxidation...

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  6. Thorp: Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (1990 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Chemistry; Technology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 35 min.

    Visits THORP, the thermal oxide reprocessing plant at Sellafield. Shows receipt and storage operations; a small-scale demonstration of the chemistry of reprocessing with the separation of uranium, plutonium...

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  7. Human Origins: A Walk Through Time (1989 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 29 min., 1998 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Uses electromyography (EMB) to examine the evolution of man from the hominid-pongid split about 7.5 million years ago. By precisely determining muscle function in humans and apes, and examining fossil bones...

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  8. Dating a Granite (1988 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Geology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Looks at two methods of dating granite. Shap granite in Cumbria is dated using corroborative fossil evidence and the construction of a geological map. In a laboratory the method of using radioactive decay of...

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  9. Frontiers of Geology (1988 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Geology
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Illustrates meteorite research, including an appraisal of Halley’s Comet; meteorite collecting in the Antarctic; the OU research related to the origin of SNC meteorites which have possibly come from Mars;...

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  10. Man-Made Macromolecules (1988 Video)

    Producer
    David Jackson
    Subject
    Chemistry
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Deals with the polymerisation and the properties of man-made polymers. Examines three polymers produced on the largest scale: polyethylene, polypropylene and nylon 66. In each case samples of the polymer are...

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