Live From Mars was active July 1996-December 1997.


PLANET EXPLORER TOOLKIT

Planetary Data Input from:

Jan Wee, Mystery Site #3

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I. SITE DESCRIPTORS

  1. Latitude/Longitude of data collection site:
      MYSTERY SITE! You locate! degrees latitude
      MYSTERY SITE! You locate! degrees longitude
  2. Time zone:
  3. Biome Description: shoreline

      Relatively flat terrain, saltwater lake, surrounded by scrub vegetation, few trees, and a variety of cacti.
II. WEATHER DATA

  1. TEMPERATURE in CElSIUS

    Recording date: 4/19/97

  2. AIR TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS)
    1st reading
    time: 9:00
    2nd reading
    3rd reading
    1 CM ABOVE GROUND: 27
    1 METER ABOVE GROUND: 26
    2 METERS ABOVE GROUND: 26

    High temperature for the day: 28 degrees celsius
    Low temperature for the day:: 21 degrees celsius

  3. GROUND TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM BELOW SURFACE: 22 degrees celsius
      10 CM BELOW SURFACE: 20 degrees celsius

  4. WATER TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM Below surface: 21 DEGREES CELSIUS

  5. WIND SPEED and DIRECTION
      Wind speed Beaufort Number: 4
      Wind Speed in (Km/hour): 12-20

      Wind direction:

      This reading was taken at 9:45

  6. BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

      29.89 Inches of Mercury falling

      Altitude: 0 M above sea level

  7. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
      Relative humidity: 93 percent
III. SAMPLE RETURN ANALYSIS
  1. SOIL
    75 percent Clay
    20 percent Sand
    5 percent Silt

  2. WATER ANALYSIS - (50ml sample)
      pH Value: 6-7
      Hardness: n/a grains per gallon
      Iron:
        Colloidal (bacterial iron): n/a parts per million
        Red Water Iron: n/a parts per million
        Clear Water Iron: n/a parts per million

  3. FLORA/FAUNA ANALYSIS
    • Three most common trees:
        Mesquite
        Cottonwood
        Palm
    • Three most common plants:
        Cactus
        Yucca
        Various grasses
    • Three most common birds:
        Seagull
        Crow
        Pigeon
    • Other common animals:
        Insects
        Snakes

  4. ROCK ANALYSIS
      Sandstone
      Shale
      Limestone

    Site collection took place in the following areas:

      shorerock