Death Valley
Several 3D graphic sequences help explain the geography and geological history of Death Valley, the lowest point in North America. Our global Satellite Imagemap sets the scene, while high-resolution Landsat imagery is combined with digital terrain data to present detailed views of the area.

The specialised software produced in-house allows us to generate graphics sequences using scientific data that varies through time. In this example, we animate tectonic movements and the formation of glacial meltwater lakes at the end of the last Ice Age.

Death Valley is a documentary programme produced in HDTV by UFA for the Discovery Channel and NHK.