Deep Ocean Series
Deep Ocean Series is a three-part NHK documentary narrated by David Attenborough, exploring the deep sea environment of the Pacific. Once you pass 1,000 meters, the water is completely devoid of light, and you have reached the deep ocean. Down here, temperatures plummet to 39 degrees Fahrenheit, and constantly stay near freezing. The pressures at these depths range from about 40 to over 110 times the pressure of Earth's atmosphere. We know more about outer space than the ocean floor. Want to learn more about the ocean?
|Episode 1 - Lost World of the Pacific|
Episode 1 - Lost World of the Pacific
The same submarine which successfully captured the world's first moving images of a giant squid in its natural habitat is used for exploring the deep sea cliffs off the coast of New Guinea. The team encounters true living fossil species one after another.
Episode 2 - Lights in the Abyss
They will give us a look at the amazing life forms with luminous bodies that have survived the harsh, pitch-dark deep sea environment of the Pacific.
Episode 3 - Descent into the Mariana Trench
This film explores an unknown world 10,000m beneath the waves - our planet's deepest point The Mariana Trench. The water pressure is immense, and it's a world that's long been out of our reach. What creatures could survive such hostile conditions?
|The Blue Planet
This is a BBC nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough, exploring the different types of marine habitats and how each of the creatures living there survive.
This is a BBC documentary series narrated by Mark Halliley, exploring some of the most challenging parts of the Earth’s oceans and revealing the hidden stories of the deep.
|Aliens of the Deep
James Cameron joins up aboard the Russian research vessel Akademik Mstislav Keldysh with a group of NASA scientists, as well as some American marine biologists, to investigate ten hydrothermal vents in both the Atlantic and Pacific.
This is a BBC nature documentary series narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, surveying the natural history of the islands of the South Pacific region.
|Drain the Ocean
This is a Discovery Channel documentary narrated by Avery Brooks, which drains the water from the oceans to reveal the mountains, canyons, plains and volcanoes that are more dramatic than anything visible on dry land.