Nature's Fury

Season 1
 (1)2006TV-PG
From deadly earthquakes to catastrophic waves, find out what happens when Mother Nature takes center stage.
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English [CC]
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English

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Episodes (17)

  1. 1. NY Earthquake
    October 23, 2007
    44min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Most people don't think of New York City as earthquake country, but it has been shaken by significant quakes in 1737 and 1884. Take a look at the effects an earthquake would have on New York and its infrastructure.
  2. 2. San Andreas Fault
    February 10, 2009
    45min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    The San Andreas Fault runs roughly 800 miles through some of the most valuable real estate in the world. The southern section hasn't had a significant quake for over 300 years and is primed and ready for another big one.
  3. 3. Katrina
    April 28, 2008
    43min
    TV-PG
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    English
    Inflicting over $80 billion in damage and causing the deaths of over 1800 people, Hurricane Katrina was among the greatest engineering disasters in US history. But was Katrina really the "big one" New Orleans had been waiting for?
  4. 4. West Coast Tsunami
    May 9, 2006
    45min
    TV-PG
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    What would happen if a massive earthquake and tsunami were to strike the West Coast of the U.S.? Experts say it could easily match the catastrophic 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in scale and might. What can we do to minimize disaster?
  5. 5. Glacier Meltdown
    September 25, 2007
    45min
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    English
    As temperatures rise, a global meltdown has begun. From the Andes to the Himalayas to the Alps, glaciers are vanishing.
  6. 6. Tsunami
    April 7, 2009
    45min
    TV-PG
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    English
    Tsunamis are one of the most terrifying forces of nature, destroying all in their path. What are the enormous forces that generate these catastrophic waves deep on the ocean floor?
  7. 7. Tornado Alley Twister
    May 16, 2006
    45min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    What happens when the most intense tornado ever measured strikes? It happened once before in Oklahoma City. With winds clocked at 318 miles per hour, the monster twister carved a path through the city up to a mile wide.
  8. 8. Pompeii: Buried Alive
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    February 2, 1996
    46min
    TV-PG
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    Archaeological director Baldasarre Conticello takes viewers on a tour of the ruins of the cities encrusted by incendiary ash when deadly Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.
  9. 9. Mega Tsunami
    May 13, 2008
    45min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    8,000 years before the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, waves taller than the Statue of Liberty ravaged the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. 3D animation recreates the massive waves that may have changed the course of history.
  10. 10. Little Ice Age: Big Chill
    November 20, 2005
    1h 30min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    From 1300 to 1850, a period of cataclysmic cold caused havoc. This "Little Ice Age" reshaped the world in ways that now seem the stuff of fantasy. Could another catastrophic cold snap strike in the 21st century?
  11. 11. San Francisco Earthquake
    April 16, 2006
    1h 29min
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    Examine the cataclysmic earthquake that struck San Francisco on April 18, 1906, and discover how the city's rush to get back in business came at a price.
  12. 12. New York City Hurricane
    May 23, 2006
    45min
    TV-PG
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    What would happen if a Category 3 hurricane were to hit New York City? The extensive history of Northeast hurricanes suggests that a storm of this size is a very real and dangerous possibility.
  13. 13. 10.0 Megaquake
    January 12, 2011
    1h 28min
    TV-PG
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    Through interviews with top earthquake experts and cutting-edge scientific experiments, explore how a real 10.0 megaquake could happen on U.S. soil -- in places you might not expect.
  14. 14. The Next Pompeii?
    November 27, 2007
    45min
    TV-PG
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    English
    In 79 A.D., the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius destroyed Pompeii and killed 5,000 people. The volcano is quiet at the moment, but the only consistency in Vesuvius' eruptive history is a lack of consistency.
  15. 15. Mega Drought
    October 30, 2007
    45min
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    Recent warming trends in seawater and air temperature point to a possible mega-drought in the next thirty to fifty years. Could we be facing a replay of the Dust Bowl of the 1930s on an even bigger scale?
  16. 16. Earth's Deadliest Eruption
    February 9, 2010
    44min
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    When greenhouse gases escaped from depressurized lava on the Earth's surface 250 million years ago, the massive global warming that ensued wiped out 95% of the planet's species...and paved the way for dinosaurs.
  17. 17. Siberian Apocalypse
    December 26, 2006
    45min
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    English
    On June 30, 1908, a giant fireball exploded in the Siberian sky with a force a thousand times greater than the Hiroshima bomb, decimating 1,000 square miles of forest. What caused the apocalyptic fire in the sky?

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