Live From Mars was active July 1996-December 1997.


PLANET EXPLORER TOOLKIT

Planetary Data Input from:

Mike Reynolds, Cranbrook Kingswood MS

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I. SITE DESCRIPTORS

  1. Latitude/Longitude of data collection site:
      42:35:01N measured 4 3N degrees latitude
      83:14:44W measured 84W degrees longitude
  2. Time zone: Eastern
  3. Biome Description: forest
      deciduous
      Hardwood forest with grass field in a area of glacial morains. A small stream flows through the site. Our site a flood plain for this stream.
II. WEATHER DATA

  1. TEMPERATURE in CElSIUS

    Recording date: 04/04/97

  2. AIR TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS)
    1st reading
    time: 11:35
    2nd reading
    12:31
    3rd reading
    2:40
    1 CM ABOVE GROUND: 1515 17
    1 METER ABOVE GROUND: 1313 20
    2 METERS ABOVE GROUND: 1414 18

    High temperature for the day: 20 degrees celsius
    Low temperature for the day:: 6 degrees celsius

  3. GROUND TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM BELOW SURFACE: 13-25 degrees celsius
      10 CM BELOW SURFACE: 20 degrees celsius

  4. WATER TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM Below surface: 20 DEGREES CELSIUS

  5. WIND SPEED and DIRECTION
      Wind speed Beaufort Number: 5
      Wind Speed in (Km/hour): 30-38

      Wind direction:

      This reading was taken at 12:24

  6. BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

      30.1 Inches of Mercury falling

      Altitude: 248 M above sea level

  7. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
      Relative humidity: 46 percent
III. SAMPLE RETURN ANALYSIS
  1. SOIL
    19 percent Clay
    53 percent Sand
    28 percent Silt

  2. WATER ANALYSIS - (50ml sample)
      pH Value: 7.6
      Hardness: 12 grains per gallon
      Iron:
        Colloidal (bacterial iron): parts per million
        Red Water Iron: parts per million
        Clear Water Iron: 0.1 parts per million

  3. FLORA/FAUNA ANALYSIS
    • Three most common trees:
        White Oak
        Sugar Mapl
        Am. Elm
    • Three most common plants:
        lawn grass
        Trillium

    • Three most common birds:
        Mallard
        Can. Goose
        Am. Crow
    • Other common animals:
        Red Squirr
        Frog
        Muskrat

  4. ROCK ANALYSIS
      Shale
      Limestone
      Granite

    Site collection took place in the following areas:
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