Live From Mars was active July 1996-December 1997.


PLANET EXPLORER TOOLKIT

Planetary Data Input from:

Jan Wee, MYSTERY SITE #5

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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: forest
      deciduous
      This site is an area along a non-navigable river, and the actual ground/park where the data was collected is flat. This site is located in an urban area with human alterations of the flora and fauna present. Now there are many trees, birds, grassy lawns, insects, and squirrels.
II. WEATHER DATA

  1. TEMPERATURE in CElSIUS

    Recording date: 4/14/97

  2. AIR TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS)
    1st reading
    time: 13:23
    2nd reading
    3rd reading
    1 CM ABOVE GROUND: 12
    1 METER ABOVE GROUND: 14
    2 METERS ABOVE GROUND: 14

    High temperature for the day: 12 degrees celsius
    Low temperature for the day:: -2 degrees celsius

  3. GROUND TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM BELOW SURFACE: 10 degrees celsius
      10 CM BELOW SURFACE: 8 degrees celsius

  4. WATER TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM Below surface: 8 DEGREES CELSIUS

  5. WIND SPEED and DIRECTION
      Wind speed Beaufort Number: 3
      Wind Speed in (Km/hour): 12

      Wind direction: West

      This reading was taken at 12:36

  6. BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

      30.23 Inches of Mercury rising

      Altitude: 295 M above sea level

  7. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
      Relative humidity: 30 percent
III. SAMPLE RETURN ANALYSIS
  1. SOIL
    10 percent Clay
    15 percent Sand
    75 percent Silt

  2. WATER ANALYSIS - (50ml sample)
      pH Value: 6
      Hardness: 20 grains per gallon
      Iron:
        Colloidal (bacterial iron): n/a parts per million
        Red Water Iron: 1 parts per million
        Clear Water Iron: n/a parts per million

  3. FLORA/FAUNA ANALYSIS
    • Three most common trees:
        Hickory
        N. Oak
        Hard Pine
    • Three most common plants:
        Cyme
        Wild Senna
        Common Mallow
    • Three most common birds:
        Sparrow
        Robin
        Cardinal
    • Other common animals:
        Squirrels
        Raccoons
        Garden snakes

  4. ROCK ANALYSIS
      Limestone
      Siltstone
      Shale

    Site collection took place in the following areas:
      along a stream/river