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Precipice of Survival: The Southern Sea Otter



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Precipice of Survival DVD cover photo

DVD cover photography © Dr. Randall Davis and Bryant Austin


“Precipice of Survival: The Southern Sea Otter” traces the history of California’s sea otters from the onset of the Pacific maritime fur trade to the present and focuses in depth on the broad collaborative research effort to better understand these charismatic creatures of the coastal oceans. This 48-minute program, USGS General Information Product 3, was shot in high definition video and produced by the USGS Western Ecological Research Center and Western Region Office of Communications; produced and directed by Stephen Wessells.

Produced by:The U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey 8/15/04

Western Ecological Research Center and Western Region Office of Communications

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT USGS
Ben Landis (916) 278-9495 blandis@usgs.gov

NTSC Standard Definition Video, Letterbox
Program Length 47:30 minutes


A video stream is available for on-line viewing of this 48-minute program. Note: The video requires the Adobe Flash Player