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Description:

This radio broadcast explains how, by examining the clues trapped in amber, a remarkable insight can be gained into how life in the ancient forests would have looked, smelled and even sounded. Throughout the broadcast, there are extracts from a reconstruction of the vanished world of the Dominican amber forest. Scientists explain the difference between the deposits from the Dominican Republic and Baltic region, which reveal unique lost forests; how there is an upper limit to the size of an organism that could become stuck in the resin; and how some organisms lived within air bubbles in the amber. The broadcast from 2005 is 29 minutes in length.

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  • Science > General

Education Levels:

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Space Science,Informal Education,Chemistry,NSDL,Geology,Science,Paleontology,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003231149193T,Life Science,Space sciences,General Public,Natural history,Physical sciences,Astronomy,Physics,Geoscience,Earth science

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English

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