Men of Rock
Men of Rock is a three-part BBC documentary series presented by Iain Stewart, about scientists working in Scotland who pioneered geological study and understanding. In the series, Iain Stewart retraces the steps of a band of maverick pioneers who made ground-breaking discoveries in the landscape of Scotland about how our planet works. The pioneers introduced in the series include James Hutton, Edward Bailey, Arthur Holmes, Louis Agassiz, and James Croll.
Episode 1 - Deep Time
Iain Stewart follows in the footsteps of the founding father of geology, James Hutton. This Scottish rogue was a profound and original thinker who, 250 years ago, overturned ancient beliefs about how and when the world was formed.
Episode 2 - Moving Mountains
Iain Stewart finds out how gung-ho geologist Edward Bailey discovered Scotland was once home to super volcanoes. And how unsung hero Arthur Holmes solved the mystery of what makes continents move across the surface of the globe.
Episode 3 - The Big Freeze
Iain Stewart finds out about daredevil scientist Louis Agassiz, who first imagined the world had been gripped by an ice age. Plus, the story of humble janitor James Croll, who used the planets to work out the natural rhythms of the earth's climate.
|History of Geology - wikipedia
The history of geology is concerned with the development of the natural science of geology. Geology is the scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth.
This is a BBC science documentary series presented by Aubrey Manning, telling the story of our planet and its constantly changing nature.
|Earth: Making of a Planet
This film tells the story of planet Earth from its birth 4.5 billion years ago, through ice-ages and the dinosaur’s reign to the first humans.
|Making Scotland's Landscape
This is a BBC documentary series presented by Iain Stewart, revealing how Scotland's unique and beautiful landscape has been shaped over the centuries.
|Geologic Journey II
This is a five-part CBC documentary series hosted by Nick Eyles, exploring the world's most dynamic landscapes to learn about the forces that shape our planet.
|Rise of the Continents
This is a BBC documentary series presented by Professor Iain Stewart, revealing how our iconic continents were created, and how their tumultuous past has shaped our life today.