Tornado Intercept

Tornado Intercept

Downloadable Video - 2006
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This groundbreaking one-hour event takes you into the whirling devastation of a tornado's heart as cutting-edge science meets over-the-edge filmmaking to capture incredible images of what happens inside one of nature's deadliest phenomena! Witness the construction and first deployment of the revolutionary Tornado Intercept Vehicle-8,000 pounds of -inch armor plating, bullet-proof windows, state-of-the-art camera, and a crew of hardcore, thrill-seeking filmmakers. Plunge into the killing zone of tornadoes capable of generating 300-mph-plus winds as researchers risk life and limb to shoot never-before-seen footage from within these monster storms. From stunning computer-generated imagery, to riding shotgun in the first vehicle ever to take a camera into a tornado's vortex, it's extreme, adrenaline-driven science.
Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic : Made available through hoopla, 2006.
ISBN: 9780792274766
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 50 min.)) : sd., col.

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lavasushi
Mar 04, 2019

Some great footage of actual tornados. As a resident of tornado alley, it’s amazing how quickly tornadoes form, move and dissolve back into the storm. And the destruction is chilling and occurs so quickly. I would rather follow the science of Dr. Josh Wurman than tornado road warrior Sean Casey

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akirakato
May 26, 2015

This is a 2006 documentary produced for the National Geographic channel.
This 52-minute film will take you into the killing zone of tornadoes capable of generating 300-mph winds as reserchers risk life to shoot never-before-seen footage.
It is a thrilling, engaging and edge-of-your-seat documentary.

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