Earth Shocks: Our Hyperactive Planet

Watch Earth Shocks: Our Hyperactive Planet

  • 2007
  • 1 Season

With hurricane cycles increasing and intensifying, scientists are racing to understand why. At the same time, Earth's Ring of Fire is more active than ever before. Are we on the brink of one of the deadliest and most disastrous periods on Earth?

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Hyper Hurricane
2. Hyper Hurricane
October 14, 2007
As Scientists race to understand recent increases in Atlantic hurricane violence, their research reveals ancient clues of extreme hurricane cycles in unlikely places. Are we about to experience one of the deadliest hurricane cycles ever known?
Ring of Fire
1. Ring of Fire
October 14, 2007
Beneath the Pacific Ocean lies a fault that is home to almost 90% of the world's volcanoes, 80% of the world's earthquake zones, and nearly one third of the global population. Now, new evidence suggests this ring of fire is more active than ever before.
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With hurricane cycles increasing and intensifying, scientists are racing to understand why. At the same time, Earth's Ring of Fire is more active than ever before. Are we on the brink of one of the deadliest and most disastrous periods on Earth?

  • Premiere Date
    October 14, 2007