Science Specials

Critical Zone

Special | 6m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

The Critical Zone supports terrestrial life on Earth. It is the region above and below the Earth surface, extending from the tops of the trees down through the subsurface to the bottom of the groundwater. It is a living, breathing, constantly evolving boundary layer where rock, soil, water, air, and living organisms interact.

Aired: 10/17/18

Rating: NR

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Science Specials is a local public television program presented by WSKG.

This project is in partnership with the Paleontological Research Institution and funded by the National Science Foundation.