Ground Truth on YouTube - part 2

September 4th, 2008 andrea

Ground Truth follows weather and climate observation at the South Pole, McMurdo Station and field sites in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica and asks why people go to remote, uncomfortable and often hazardous locations, doing what is known as ‘ground truthing.’

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Ground Truth on YouTube - part 1

September 4th, 2008 andrea

The 12-minute short documentary ‘Ground Truth’ is now on Youtube!

Ground Truth follows weather and climate observation at the South Pole, McMurdo Station and field sites in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica and asks why people go to remote, uncomfortable and often hazardous locations, doing what is known as ‘ground truthing.’

Directed by Andrea Polli
Videography and sound by Andrea Polli and Tia Kramer
Post-production by Andrea Polli, Brandon Lied, Greg O’Brien, Linda Post and Leslie Lavelanet
Transcripts and graphics by Klew Williams and Andrea Polli
Starring:Hassan Basagic and Dr. Andrew Fountain, The Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research Group and Portland State University, Dr. John Cassano, The University of Colorado, Boulder, Victoria Sankovic, Katie Koster, Jeff DeRosa, Jonathan Tham, Shelley Knuth
With the voices of: Dr. Andreas Fischlin, Dr. Wolfgang Rack, Dr. Adam Lewis and Dr. Peter Doran
and sonifications of data by Andrea Polli using data from the LTER, the Antarctic AWS Project, The University of Wisconsin Madison and ice movement data by Dr. Slawek Tulaczyk and Jake Walter of the University of California Santa Cruz
Supported by The National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, The University of Colorado, Boulder Center for Humanities and the Arts, Department of Art and Art History, ATLAS Institute and Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, and the PSC-CUNY Research Foundation

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