CISL – Beautiful Data Explained
Did you ever wonder how they make those beautiful visualizations of weather? Come take a peek behind the scenes as data scientists, software engineers and coders extraordinaire explain how they turn numbers into gorgeous pictures for the rest of us mortals.
SHAKEN: Journey into the Mind of a Parkinson’s Patient
Paul Schroder graduated at the top of his class in electrical engineering, and then was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. After a decade of being on medication and growing increasingly debilitated, he decides that radical brain surgery is preferable to sitting on the couch like a vegetable for the rest of his life. While Paul lies awake on the operating table, doctors implant electrodes in his brain and a neurostimulation device underneath his collarbone. The results of this electrifying surgery are mysterious, miraculous and bittersweet.
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NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center: Supercomputer!
Step inside the new NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center and learn how supercomputers (and the brilliant people who use them) are helping us understand the interconnections between the atmosphere, our oceans, climate, weather, vegetation, urban development and us. This is the first of a twelve part series of videos currently on display at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center. The entire series is also viewable online on NSF’s Science360 website.
American Public Health Association: Environment • Health • You
How did we get here, where are we going? This short film presents a historical overview of public and environmental health in the United States over the past century. It’s a complex story of the interconnections between air, water, soil, food production and distribution, chemicals, population, climate change, national, state and local policy, and communities taking their health into their own hands. Learn about the success and challenges, regulations and radical changes this country has seen in the past century. This video was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Environment Section of the American Public Health Association.
Produced/Directed/Written/Filmed/Edited by Lila Films (2011)
NEON: Of Mice and Mammal Trapping
The National Ecological Observation Network (NEON) in Boulder, CO gathers and synthesizes data on the impacts of climate change, land use change and invasive species on natural resources and biodiversity. This training video teaches NEON Field Techs involved in studying small mammals what they need to know to collect the data: what gear to bring, how to set and check the traps, and once they’ve caught the little guys, how to process them and then return them back to the wild.
Written/Produced/Directed/Filmed/Edited by Lila Films (2014)
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