United Arab Emirates oil and water resources /

The UAE's oil is plentiful and readily consumed by an energy-thirsty world; meanwhile, the nation struggles with its own thirst for water. This program documents the history of the wealthy Arab nation and how it deals with water scarcity and an abundance of petroleum. Detailed discussions of the oil... Full description

Corporate Author: Agency for Instructional Technology.
Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2002.
Series: Voyageur experience in global geography.
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Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Summary: The UAE's oil is plentiful and readily consumed by an energy-thirsty world; meanwhile, the nation struggles with its own thirst for water. This program documents the history of the wealthy Arab nation and how it deals with water scarcity and an abundance of petroleum. Detailed discussions of the oil drilling and seawater desalinization processes, conversations with young UAE citizens, and a stroll through a souk, or public market, vividly illustrate cultural and economic aspects of this Persian Gulf country.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 23, 2005.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Access: Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.

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