Live From Mars was active July 1996-December 1997.


PLANET EXPLORER TOOLKIT

Planetary Data Input from:

Tamara Prybyla, Springfield Estates/Fields Cla

I. SITE DESCRIPTORS

  1. Latitude/Longitude of data collection site:
      39N degrees latitude
      78W degrees longitude
  2. Time zone: EST
  3. Biome Description: forest
      coniferous
      It is usually windy. There is a big hill that is almost always sunny. Lots of trees, and very grassy. There is some dirt and rocks.
II. WEATHER DATA

  1. TEMPERATURE in CElSIUS

    Recording date: 4/4/97

  2. AIR TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS)
    1st reading
    time: 10:45
    2nd reading
    11:00
    3rd reading
    11:10
    1 CM ABOVE GROUND: 2525 23
    1 METER ABOVE GROUND: 24 27
    2 METERS ABOVE GROUND: 2528.5 27

    High temperature for the day: 25 degrees celsius
    Low temperature for the day:: 3 degrees celsius

  3. GROUND TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM BELOW SURFACE: 23 degrees celsius
      10 CM BELOW SURFACE: 19 degrees celsius

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

  5. WIND SPEED and DIRECTION
      Wind speed Beaufort Number: 6
      Wind Speed in (Km/hour): 6-11

      Wind direction:

      This reading was taken at 11:00

  6. BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

      30.02 Inches of Mercury

      Altitude: 79.3 M above sea level

  7. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
      Relative humidity: 26 percent
III. SAMPLE RETURN ANALYSIS
  1. SOIL
    25 percent Clay
    55 percent Sand
    20 percent Silt

  2. WATER ANALYSIS - (50ml sample)
      pH Value: n/a
      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:
        VA Pine
        Maple

    • Three most common plants:
        ivy
        grass
        dandelions
    • Three most common birds:
        goose


    • Other common animals:
        red ant
        tiger moth
        bumblebee

  4. ROCK ANALYSIS
      quartzite
      pebble


    Site collection took place in the following areas: