MARCI weather report, August 13-19, 2018

MARCI-August-16-2018The decay phase of the planet-encircling dust event continued this past week, as dust lofted by the event continued to settle out of the thin martian atmosphere. At southern high-latitudes, small dust storms kicked up along the receding seasonal south polar ice cap edge. Near the middle of the week, a short-lived local-scale dust storm was spotted over southeastern Sinus Meridiani. Patchy diffuse water-ice clouds were observed above Arsia… [More at link, including video]

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