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Savage Planet

Web Credits

Producer: Anu Krishnan
Art Director, Designer, and Animator: Shannon Palmer
Writer: Micah Fink
Production Assistance: Atsushi Tatsuoka
Graphic Art: Monique Aviles
Technical Director: Brian Lee
Production Assistant: Peter Tierney


Thirteen Online is a production of the Interactive & Broadband Group at the Kravis Multimedia Education Center, Thirteen/WNET New York. Anthony Chapman, Director.

Photo and Footage Credits

Volcanic Killers
Degassing Lake Nyos
Essays
Granada Television
Volcano Quiz
Mount Saint Helens: Austin Post, United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington.
Car destroyed by lahar: Daniel Dzurisin, United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington.
Lava: National Geophysical Data Center/NOAA
Map of the Ring of Fire: United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey

Mount Saint Helens

Essays
Mount Saint Helens eruption: Jim Valance, United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington.
Fireweed plant growing near Mount Saint Helens: Lyn Topinka, United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington.
Eruption Timeline
Based on "Mount St. Helens - 20 Years Ago This Week," the U.S. Geological Survey, David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory's account of the eruption. All photos courtesy of the United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, Washington.

Mount Rainier

Essays
Granada Television
Volcano Hazards Map
Based on maps produced by the United States Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.
Video Clip
Granada Television

Storms of the Century
Extratropical Storms
Essays
Palm tree in storm: Storm Stocks
METEOSAT infrared image of March 1993 Superstorm: NOAA/National Climatic Data Center
Track of the March 1993 Superstorm
Based on "Overview of the 12-14 March 1993 Superstorm," BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, February, 1995.
Multi-channel POES satellite image of March 1993 Superstorm: NOAA/National Climatic Data Center
Palm trees during storm: Storm Stocks
Infrared satellite image of Superstorm, from March 13, 1993: Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Storm damaged houses: Dillon Films
Snow covered trees: Finley Films
New York City cabs covered in snow: CNN
Infrared satellite image of March 1993 Superstorm: Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Satellite Tracking Footage: Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Predicting Storms

Essays
Hurricane Hunter at console: U.S. Air Force Reserve
Satellite image of Hurricane Mitch approaching Honduras: Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Computer screens at the Marine Prediction Center: Granada Television
Video Clip
Granada Television

Deadly Skies
How Lightning Forms
Essay
Cloud-to-ground lightning strike in Norman, Oklahoma: OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)
A Cloud-To-Ground Lightning Strike
Granada Television

Current Lightning Research

Essay
Granada Television
Video Clip
Granada Television

Tracking Near-Earth Objects
Essays
Granada Television
Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 -- Impact with Jupiter
Hubble Space Telescope's panoramic view of comet: H.A. Weaver, T. E. Smith (Space Telescope Science Institute), and NASA.
Carolyn Shoemaker and David Levy: Granada Television
Mauna Kea Observatories viewed from the North-2: Copyright 1998 by Richard Wainscoat. All rights reserved.
Fragment A impact: Calar Alto Observatory
Aftermath of impacts of fragments A and C: James Graham, Imke de Pater, Mike Brown, Mike Liu, Garrett Jernigan, Marina Fomenkova, Andy Ingersoll, and Phil Marcus of the W. M. Keck Observatory.
Fragment G impact: Siding Spring Observatory
Fragments G and H impacts: European Southern Observatory
Impact and post-impact fireball of fragment K: Peter McGregor and Mark Allen. Courtesy of Mt. Stromlo Observatory.
Fragments Q1 and Q2 impacts: Calar Alto Observatory
Fragments Q and R impacts: Steve Miller and Mark Shure for the NASA IRTF Comet Science Team
Multiple comet impacts on Jupiter: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Extremes
How Avalanches Form
Essays
Granada Television
Kroschel Films
Video Clip
Granada Television

Forecasting Avalanches
Essays
Granada Television
Video Clip
Granada Television

Heatstroke
Essays
Granada Television
Death Valley Slide Show
Granada Television
Video Clip
Granada Television


Television Credits

Narrator
Stacy Keach

Producer/Director
Chris Malone

Directors
Kate Coombes
Emma Hawley
Tony Coldwell

Series Producer
Liz McLeod

Scientific Consultant
Karl Birkeland

Production Assistants
Nayan Gauba
Jenette Restivo

Coordinating Producer
Jared Lipworth

Executive Producer, Granada Television
Bill Jones

Executive-In-Charge
William R. Grant

Executive Producer
Beth Hoppe

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