Live From Mars was active July 1996-December 1997.


PLANET EXPLORER TOOLKIT

Planetary Data Input from:

Pam WellsPeters, Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School- 7

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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
      This site is a forested wetlands area. It is on the edge of an old growth forest. It is near the tidal area. It is flat and very wet.
II. WEATHER DATA

  1. TEMPERATURE in CElSIUS

    Recording date: 04/02/97

  2. AIR TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS)
    1st reading
    time: 13:23
    2nd reading
    13:42
    3rd reading
    14:05
    1 CM ABOVE GROUND: 7.27.94 7.17
    1 METER ABOVE GROUND: 6.676.83 5.44
    2 METERS ABOVE GROUND: 7.787.2 5.61

    High temperature for the day: 4.45 degrees celsius
    Low temperature for the day:: -1.67 degrees celsius

  3. GROUND TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM BELOW SURFACE: 4.61 degrees celsius
      10 CM BELOW SURFACE: .17 degrees celsius

  4. WATER TEMPERATURE (celsius)
      1 CM Below surface: 1.1 DEGREES CELSIUS

  5. WIND SPEED and DIRECTION
      Wind speed Beaufort Number: 2
      Wind Speed in (Km/hour): 6.4

      Wind direction:

      This reading was taken at 13:42

  6. BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

      29.81 Inches of Mercury rising

      Altitude: 0 M above sea level

  7. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
      Relative humidity: 61 percent
III. SAMPLE RETURN ANALYSIS
  1. SOIL
    0 percent Clay
    80 percent Sand
    20 percent Silt

  2. WATER ANALYSIS - (50ml sample)
      pH Value: 7
      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:
        alder
        spruce
        hemlock
    • Three most common plants:
        grasses
        skunk cabbage
        chocolate lily
    • Three most common birds:
        eagles
        ravens
        ducks
    • Other common animals:
        dogs
        deer

  4. ROCK ANALYSIS
      graywacke
      mudstone
      granite

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