Live From Mars was active July 1996-December 1997.


PLANET EXPLORER TOOLKIT

Planetary Data Input from:

Pam WellsPeters, Dzantik'i Heeni M.S. - l

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I. SITE DESCRIPTORS

  1. Latitude/Longitude of data collection site:
      58.25 N degrees latitude
      134.30 W degrees longitude
  2. Time zone: Alaska Standard Time
  3. Biome Description: forest
      coniferous
      Our site is an upland old growth forest. There is a stream running through the site. It is near sea level and fairly flat. It has a thick soil floor and many nurse logs. The ground is frozen at 1 1/2cm.
II. WEATHER DATA

  1. TEMPERATURE in CElSIUS

    Recording date: 3/31/97

  2. AIR TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS)
    1st reading
    time: 13:30
    2nd reading
    3rd reading
    1 CM ABOVE GROUND: 6
    1 METER ABOVE GROUND: 9
    2 METERS ABOVE GROUND: 8

    High temperature for the day: 6.67 degrees celsius
    Low temperature for the day:: 2.78 degrees celsius

  3. GROUND TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM BELOW SURFACE: 2.5 degrees celsius
      10 CM BELOW SURFACE: degrees celsius

  4. WATER TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM Below surface: 2 DEGREES CELSIUS

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

      Wind direction:

      This reading was taken at 13:20

  6. BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

      29.95 Inches of Mercury

      Altitude: 24.4 M above sea level

  7. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
      Relative humidity: 82 percent
III. SAMPLE RETURN ANALYSIS
  1. SOIL
    0 percent Clay
    percent Sand
    30 percent Silt

  2. WATER ANALYSIS - (50ml sample)
      pH Value:
      Hardness: 2 grains per gallon
      Iron:
        Colloidal (bacterial iron): 0 parts per million
        Red Water Iron: 0 parts per million
        Clear Water Iron: 0 parts per million

  3. FLORA/FAUNA ANALYSIS
    • Three most common trees:
        spruce
        hemlock
        red alders
    • Three most common plants:

        blueberry
        dogwood
    • Three most common birds:
        red polls
        ravens

    • Other common animals:
        deer
        porcupines
        cats/dogs

  4. ROCK ANALYSIS
      schist
      granite
      slate

    Site collection took place in the following areas:
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