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Space Biospheres Ventures, 1991

Collection Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-148, National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-148-refidd1e1221

Space Biospheres Ventures

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Exhibits  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-127, National Museum of Natural History, Office of Exhibits, Exhibition Records
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Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa94-127-refidd1e5625

Productions

Topic:
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Date:
1989-1991
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videotapes and an audiotape created during the production of "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands." This one-hour film, completed in 1989, was produced by Karen Loveland and narrated by Robert Redford. The film follows the staff of the National Museum of Natural History's Marine Systems Laboratory and Arizona's Space Biospheres Ventures as they work with scientists, architects, engineers, and builders in their attempt to create Biosphere 2, an experimental model of the Earth's ecosystems. People and places featured include, Walter H. Adey, John (John Polk) Allen, Margaret Augustine, Edward P. Bass, the Florida Everglades, the Great Barrier Reef, and the greenhouse complex at the United States Soldier's and Airmen's Home in Washington, D.C. Also included are scenes aboard the Smithsonian research vessel Marsys Resolute. Materials include the opening sequence, edited masters, stereo mix protection master, and the final production. Note: A copy of "Our Biosphere" is available in the Reference Library (Resv18).
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biological diversity  Search this
Biotic communities  Search this
Video recordings -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary videos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-235, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 06-235
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-235

Productions

Topic:
Coral Reefs: New Discoveries, New Resources (Motion picture : 1985)
The Sea: A Quest for our Future (Motion picture : 1984)
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989)
Exploring Marine Ecosystems (Motion picture : 1995)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Electronic records
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1984-1995
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual elements created during the production of several films featuring the research of Walter H. Adey, Curator/Research Scientist in the Department of Botany and the Marine Systems Laboratory at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) and filmed by Karen Loveland, Producer in the Office of Telecommunications.

"Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands" is a 60 minute film produced in 1989 and narrated by Robert Redford. The film follows the staff of the Marine Systems Laboratory and Space Biosphere Ventures as they work with scientists, architects, engineers, and builders in their attempt to create Biosphere 2, an experimental model of the Earth's ecosystems.

"The Sea: A Quest for Our Future" is a 60 minute film produced in 1984 and broadcast by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). It is a documentary on the complex ecosystems of tropical coral reefs and focuses primarily on research projects conducted by the Marine Systems Laboratory. The film won several awards including the 1984 Best Nature Production Award from the International TV Movie Festival; a second place award at the 1985 National Educational Film Festival; and a 1986 Gold Medal and Diploma of the International Scientific Festival.

"Coral Reefs: New Discoveries, New Resources" is a 30 minute version of "The Sea." It was produced in 1985 and distributed for educational purposes.

"Exploring Marine Ecosystems" is the collective name for six short videos that accompanied the exhibition of the same name in the Life in the Sea Hall at NMNH. They were added to the exhibition in 1995.

Materials include videotapes, many of which are masters. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing copies are not currently available. Viewing copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Coral reef ecology  Search this
Marine ecology  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Research  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Television -- Production and direction  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Documentary television programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-208, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 14-208
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa14-208

Productions

Topic:
Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands (Motion picture : 1989)
Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications  Search this
Extent:
19.5 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes) (3 tall document boxes) (2 film boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Place:
Everglades (Fla.)
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Date:
1989
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of audiovisual elements for "Our Biosphere: The Earth in Our Hands," a one-hour film produced by Karen Loveland and narrated by Robert Redford. The film follows the staff of the National Museum of Natural History's Marine Systems Laboratory and Arizona's Space Biosphere Ventures as they work with scientists, architects, engineers, and builders in their attempt to create Biosphere 2, an experimental model of the Earth's ecosystems. People and places featured include, Walter H. Adey, John Allen, Margaret Augustine, Edward Bass, the Florida Everglades, the Great Barrier Reef, and the greenhouse complex at the United States Soldier's and Airmen's Home in Washington, DC. Also included are scenes aboard the Smithsonian research vessel "Marsys Resolute." Materials include 16mm original camera rolls, 16mm original camera negatives, interpositives, original sound, and videotape transfers from film.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Biological diversity  Search this
Biotic communities  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Motion pictures -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-197, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-197
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-197

Program Records

Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory  Search this
Extent:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1982-1998
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of records that document research and collecting programs undertaken by the Marine Systems Laboratory (MSL) under the direction of Walter H. Adey. Materials include correspondence, email, grant proposals and progress reports, meeting minutes, subject files and a small number of photographs. Of special note are files concerning Space Biospheres Ventures (the Biosphere II Project).
Topic:
Marine sciences  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-004, National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory, Program Records
Identifier:
Accession 00-004
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Program Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa00-004

Space Biospheres Ventures (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory  Search this
Container:
Box 4 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-004, National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 4
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-004-refidd1e1412

Space Biospheres Ventures Email (2 folders)

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-004, National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-004-refidd1e178

Space Biospheres Ventures Correspondence, 1989

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-004, National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-004-refidd1e189

Space Biospheres Ventures Correspondence, 1988-1989

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-004, National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-004-refidd1e200

Space Biospheres Ventures Correspondence, 1986-1987 (3 folders)

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-004, National Museum of Natural History. Marine Systems Laboratory, Program Records
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Program Records
Program Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-004-refidd1e211

Biosphere II - Space Biosphere Ventures (Walter Adey), 1990

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-173, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Public Affairs, Publicity Records
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Publicity Records
Publicity Records / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa12-173-refidd1e1476

Program Records, 1982-1998

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Marine Systems Laboratory  Search this
Subject:
Space Biospheres Ventures  Search this
Biosphere 2 (Project)  Search this
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Photographs
Date:
1982
1982-1998
Topic:
Marine sciences  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01466
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Program Records 1982-1998 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Marine Systems Laboratory]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287115

Project Records, 1989-1993

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for External Affairs  Search this
Uniform title:
Renewing the Promise: Research Intensive Universities and the Nation (Monograph)  Search this
Subject:
Bromley, D. Allan (David Allan) 1926-2005  Search this
Bush, George 1924-  Search this
Lovejoy, Thomas E  Search this
Bass, Edward P  Search this
Mulroney, Brian 1939-  Search this
Biosphere 2 (Project)  Search this
Canada National Advisory Board on Science and Technology  Search this
Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology  Search this
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  Search this
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
United Nations Environment Programme  Search this
United States Congress Senate Committee on Appropriations  Search this
World Meteorological Organization  Search this
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (U.S.) Committee for Physical, Mathematical and Engineering Sciences  Search this
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (U.S.) Committee for Technology and Industry  Search this
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (U.S.) Committee on Education and Human Resources  Search this
Space Biospheres Ventures  Search this
United States Congress House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology  Search this
United States Congress Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense  Search this
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
1989-1993
Topic:
High performance computing  Search this
Presidents--Messages  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 96-090
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted indefinitely. Most of the documents are marked "Confidential", "Restricted" or "Sensitive: Close Hold". Researchers may have access to the records after they obtain authorized written permission from the Office of Counselor to the Secretary for Biodiversity and Environmental Affairs, Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details
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Project Records 1977-1994 [Smithsonian Institution Assistant Secretary for Environmental and External Affairs]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_252127

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