Live From Mars was active July 1996-December 1997.


PLANET EXPLORER TOOLKIT

Planetary Data Input from:

Jan Wee, MYSTERY SITE #6

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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: tundra

      This island site experiences average temperatures between 2 to minus 10 degrees Celcius but is rich in fauna and flora.
II. WEATHER DATA

  1. TEMPERATURE in CElSIUS

    Recording date: 4/15/97

  2. AIR TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS)
    1st reading
    time: 12:00
    2nd reading
    3rd reading
    1 CM ABOVE GROUND: -0.3
    1 METER ABOVE GROUND: -0.3.5
    2 METERS ABOVE GROUND: -0.3.5

    High temperature for the day: 1.5 degrees celsius
    Low temperature for the day:: -1.5 degrees celsius

  3. GROUND TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM BELOW SURFACE: -5.0 degrees celsius
      10 CM BELOW SURFACE: -6.1 degrees celsius

  4. WATER TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM Below surface: n/a DEGREES CELSIUS

  5. WIND SPEED and DIRECTION
      Wind speed Beaufort Number: 2
      Wind Speed in (Km/hour): 6.5

      Wind direction:

      This reading was taken at 12:05

  6. BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

      29.92 Inches of Mercury steady

      Altitude: 10 M above sea level

  7. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
      Relative humidity: 78 percent
III. SAMPLE RETURN ANALYSIS
  1. SOIL
    n/a percent Clay
    n/a percent Sand
    n/a percent Silt

  2. WATER ANALYSIS - (50ml sample)
      pH Value: 7.78
      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:
        none
        none
        none
    • Three most common plants:
        moss
        lichen
        grasses
    • Three most common birds:
        penguins
        giant petrel
        skua
    • Other common animals:
        seal
        whale
        krill

  4. ROCK ANALYSIS
      n/a
      n/a
      n/a

    Site collection took place in the following areas:
      Shoreline