MARCI weather report, March 13-19, 2017

march-17-2017The regional-scale dust storm which lingered above Xanthe Terra, finally began to dissipate during the last three sols of this past week. The visible dust cloud lofted by the storm was observed over Noachis reaching as far as northwest Hellas basin by week’s end. Scanning further north, local-scale dust storms and water-ice clouds propagated eastward along the north polar ice cap edge. Condensate water-ice clouds remained scarce over the Tharsis Montes each afternoon. As a result of the dust activity to the west, elevated atmospheric… [More at link, including video]

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