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1Rachelle A.~ Taylor B. ~ Alina N. ~ Aldrin O. ~ Brennen S. ~ Kit T. Violent VolcanoesTitle to background information Score = 4Methods to Data Chart Score =3BY:Rachelle A.~ Taylor B. ~ Alina N. ~ Aldrin O. ~ Brennen S. ~ Kit T.
2Where on Mars are the most violent volcanoes located? Research QuestionWhere on Mars are the most violent volcanoes located?Our research question is important because our data could tell us if a certain area on Mars has more volcanic activity. If we ever inhabited Mars, we would know where we should not inhabit because of more, or more violent volcanic activity.Our science question is interesting because we get to learn about the size of a lot of the volcanoes on Mars and how violent they erupt. We could also find eruption patterns and know when to predict a big eruption.
3Hypothesis Everyone’s Hypothesis - If the location of the volcano determines the violence level, then the most violent volcanoes will be located around 0 degrees longitude and 0 degrees latitude because it is warmer away from the Northern and Southern poles.
5What are volcanoes on Mars? Volcanoes are a vent in the crust of mars through which lava, steam , and ashes are expelled. They are mountain or hill like and usually have a crater at the summit.
6Example of violent volcanoes on Mars This Is a picture of Olympus Mons, the largest volcano on Mars. It is 24 kilometers high, and 550 kilometers wide. We think that this could be one of the more violent volcanoes on mars because it is the largest.
7How are volcanoes on Mars formed? Volcanoes on Mars are formed just like the volcanoes on Earth.Volcanoes on Mars are formed when molten rock, or magma underground builds up pressure and spews out of the ground.Larger volcanoes are formed by many eruptions in the same place.Make each step a bullet
8Geologic Features studied SpacecraftNASA’s Mars odysseyCameraTHEMIS CameraImage TypeVisible image- to see details within cratersMOLA- to see context of image and depthGeologic Features studied-Volcanoes-lava flowsGeologic regions we focused on-The entire map of MarsWhole what? Please explain this one.
9100 THEMIS IMAGES used to gather data. Sample Size100 THEMIS IMAGES used to gather data.Categories of Data to be collected and whyImage ID #- Keep track of the specific image analyzedLatitude/Longitude- Keep track of locations and their proximityMisc. Data- to record any other interesting information not warranted by our necessary data categories but certainly important to our studyDirection of Lava Flow - This can help us because we can know where the violent volcano is located.Distance of lava flow (km) - If there is more lava or if it the lava is longer, this will tell us if it a violent volcano or not.MeasurementsRough estimation relative to image parameter based on THEMIS camera’s Visible Image range of 18kmCant delete the blocks
10Data Image Id Longitude (E/W) Latitude (N/S) Distance Of Lava Flow (km)Direction Of Lava Flow (Misc. Obsrv.)V72.20.15there are plenty wind streaksI-20.139has modified craters near itV209.33-6has a canyonV183.0216.0213has destroyed cratersV186.7623.9715.75V217.16-27.6716canyons surround itV237.3816.82has preserved cratersV234.3311.1817.5V236.422.3818V276.711.73one preserved craterV226.8818.17V230.121719V265.382.1430V232.1826.21canyons are nearV156.837.2431.5V189.1923.5V251.8628.62V243.15-4.9347.25V254.554.96
11V242.2-21.0263V240.81-21.11V241.6620.42V258.7311.06V226.5918.45V207.37-9.17there are many cratersV246.880.86there are canyonsV249.973.44100kmSouthwestV173.56-8.29SoutheastV59.08-57.56V173.03-7.61V174-8.58V250.36-7.97NortheastV271.4817.1V220.06-14.31I243.45-5.58V284.812.42WestV226.56-9.5412kmSouthV133kmV258.58-20.1150kmNorthwestV272.734.87V247.05-17.84159kmV69.386.8715kmV254.32-1.6816kmNorth
12V223.75-12.03175kmEastV106.93-21.6317kmSouthV217.15-27.66South. Some CratersV227.54-6718kmWest. Wind Streaks Going LeftV276.711.73V229.6414.85V151.124.2SoutheastV241.08-13.5318km+V134.4340.6419km134.42V238.65-9.59200kmSouthwestV223-23.6920km+NortheastV265.6115.22WestV106.7-4321kmNorthV0.26249.4524km+V243.8-8.15V242.1518.2725km+V236.2-8.72kmV163.61-2.8930km
13I232.19-30.2432kmNorthwestV249.3119.9933km+SouthV230.3521.2134kmNorthV14.2430.9342km+Southwest. Craters on VolcanoV232.1121.99SouthwestV227.56-9.5445kmV126.7619.4950kmV140.9335.1755kmSoutheastV239.13-23.3355km+V221.85-2.3957kmV233.0219.8660kmV232.15-19.0363km+V233.248.7665kmV227.3817.9965km+V251.4331.8867kmV282.0110.1490kmV184.9617.31V223.62-9.74NONENot enough inforV279.96-0.2V253.920.13V147.0824.35few windstreaksV247.050.45Not enough infoV120.8421.39
18What did your group learn from the data you collected? We learned that most of violent volcanoes are located around 0 degrees Latitude and degrees Longitude because when we did the scatter chart of our data, we took the ones that had the longest lava flow and did another chart to see where it is. .We also learned that most volcanoes have craters near them.And we learned how to tell if it the volcanoes are violent or not.
19What would you do to make the investigation better? We could even out the work in our group.We could also have used more images towards our data.We should have add more data to our data chart to show more of where the violent volcanoes are.Or we should have added more information on our methods and prediction.
20Will the volcanoes erupt any time soon? Explain what scientific questions could branch off of this study to further scientific research about MarsWill the volcanoes erupt any time soon?What the largest lava tube on Mars?Is there any more lava on Mars?What does the distance of the lava tube tell us about the volcano?How does the distance of the lava tube affect the volcano?