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Tropical rain forest of the Guianas

Regeneration and biodiversity

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  00:53:00  1992  SD 4/3  Color  Sound

A team of scientists is studying the tropical forest in French Guiana to understand the main mechanisms of the ecosystem. A particular focus is how the forest renews itself, a system based on the transport and scattering of seeds by fruit-eating animals.

Scientific author : PUIG Henry (Univ, Paris VI) SABATIER Daniel (ORSTOM) RIERA Bernard (Ecotrop, URA CNRS, Brunoy) CHARLES-DOMINIQUE Pierre (Ecotrop, URA CNRS, Brunoy)
Director : DEVEZ Alain R (Ecotrop, URA CNRS, Brunoy)
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of aerial views, macrocinematography, fast and slow motion shootings 32x.
Voice over. Original score (Dominique Verdan).
Date of broadcasting05/1995 (Planète câble)
NotesSEPANGUY : Société de la Protection de la Nature en Guyane




French Guiana

Technical Sheet
Item No.138
PublicTeaching ; Large audience
Original Support16 mm Film
VersionFrench ; English
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery support16 mm Film ; Beta SP
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