MARCI weather report, April 3-9, 2017

april-5-2017Dust-lifting activity increased over the southern high-latitudes of Mars this past week. Southern Sirenum and Aonia encountered repeated local-scale dust storms. Focusing on the northern hemisphere, long arcuate-shaped dust storms advanced over Deuteronilus and Utopia, just south of the seasonal north polar ice cap edge. Condensate water-ice clouds were more prevalent among latitudes with active dust events. Diffuse… [More at link, including video]

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