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Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Gayle Añonuevo, Editorial Assistant
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
Lexi Krock, Associate Editor
David Levin, Editorial Assistant
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Anna Malsberger, Designer
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer

Special Thanks
Daniel Brown, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
George Poinar, Jr., Oregon State University
Bruce Wahl, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Photo and Image Credits 
Jewel of the Earth homepage
Photos: (spiderlings in amber, resin bug in amber) Courtesy George Poinar, Jr.

Bitten By the Bug
Photos: (amber in box, insect in amber close-up) Courtesy Peter Tyson © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (insect in amber) Courtesy Bruce Wahl; (tiger) Courtesy Bernard Landgraf; (seedpod in amber) Courtesy George Poinar, Jr.

Amber Time Machine
Photos: (stingless bee, resin bug and stingless bee, algarrobo tree, amber mine) Courtesy George Poinar, Jr.; (George Poinar, Jr.) Courtesy Alex Brown

Stories in the Amber
Photos: (algarrobo petal, pollen grains, "spiked ribbon" seed, fig wasp and nematodes, mushroom, planthopper, "alligator-headed" planthopper, butterfly, moth fly, spiderlings, army ant, ant bug, pseudoscorpion, parasitic beetle, gecko, feather, mammal hair) Courtesy George Poinar, Jr.

Amber Around the World
Image: (map) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

TV Program Description
Photo: (David Attenborough) © BBC 2004

 

Presented by
David Attenborough

Produced by
John Aitchison

Edited by
Martin Elsbury

Prologue Produced by
Anna Lee Strachan

Additional Editing by
Rebecca Nieto

Camera
John Aitchison
Brian McDairmant
Tony Allen
Philip Savoie
Shana Hagan
Richard Numeroff
Tim Macmillan
Ted Giffords

Sound Recordists
Simon Ware
Chris Watson
Terry Hoffman
John Duvall
Graham Ross

Music
Kim Humphrey

Animation
Sue Land

Production Managers
Kensa Budworth
Di Williams

Production Assistant
Mary-Lou Aitchison

Online Editor
Lucy Rutherford

Audio Mix
Graham Wild
John Jenkins

Archival Material
Jurassic Park Universal Studios Licensing LLLP
British Pathe/ITN Archive

Special Thanks
Poinar Collection
British Museum
Natural History Museum
National Museum of Denmark
Wiltshire Heritage Museum
English Heritage
Amber Museum, Southwold
Costa Rican Ministry of Natural Resources
OTS/La Selva Biological Station
Santa Rosa National Park
American Museum of Natural History
Andrew Ross
Ed Jarzembowski
Julio Madriz Nuñez
Jimmy Trejos Camacho
Canuto Mundoz Briones
Pepper Yeager Pipe
Ettore Morone
Adam Pstragowski

Series Producer, Natural History Unit
Tim Martin

Series Editor, Natural History Unit
Michael Gunton

 

NOVA Series Graphics
yU + co.

NOVA Theme Music
Walter Werzowa
John Luker
Musikvergnuegen, Inc.

Additional NOVA Theme Music
Ray Loring

Post Production Online Editors
Spencer Gentry
Mark Steele

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

NOVA Administrator
Dara Bourne

Publicity
Eileen Campion
Olivia Wong

Senior Researcher
Barbara Moran

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Unit Managers
Lola Norman-Salako
Carla Raimer

Paralegal
Richard Parr

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen Shishko

Post Production Assistant
Alex Kreuter

Associate Producer, Post Production
Patrick Carey

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Post Production Manager
Nathan Gunner

Supervising Producer
Stephen Sweigare

Producer, Special Projects
Susanne Simpson

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Senior Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell

  

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Amber Time Machine © 2004 BBC

Jewel of the Earth Additional Material © 2006 WGBH Educational Foundation

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