Re: Flotation and nautical disasters

Brigid Duffy (bduffy@sfsu.edu)
Fri, 1 Mar 2002 13:30:51 -0800 (PST)

We ordered "Savage Seas", a 4-part video series with lots of footage of
disasters at sea, from

WNET Video Distribution
P. O. Box 2284
South Burlington, VT 05407
Phone: (800) 336-1917
Fax: (802) 864-9846
Website: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageseas

Purchase price in 2001 was $79.98 plus shipping. Hope this helps.

Brigid Duffy
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132-4200
E-mail: bduffy@sfsu.edu

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>My father, who teaches high school in Montreal, has asked me to help him =
>find some clips or tapes of nautical disasters. One of his science =
>classes is about to start designing safety capsules and survival suits =
>as part of their unit on flotation and buoyancy. He figures a good way =
>to get their interest is to show them some sea disasters, particularly =
>recent ones, such as the Ocean Ranger. I'm not really sure where to =
>start looking. He is already trying to contact the CBC for news footage, =
>but I doubt that he'll find much. I'm wondering if any of the university =
>or cegep (college) collections might have some videos on flotation and =
>such in their engineering collections...
>
>Does anyone out there have any other suggestions? Any help would be =
>greatly appreciated!
>
>Andrea Slonosky
>Media Librarian
>Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
>718-488-1311
>Andrea.Slonosky@liu.edu
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