MARCI weather report, June 18-24, 2018

MARCI-June-24-2018The planet-encircling dust event endured across Mars last week. As the week progressed, storm activity expanded over Solis-Sinai, Aonia, and Sirenum. Dusty conditions also continued from Isidis to Olympus and from Argyre to western Sirenum. Storm activity south of Hellas, reached deep over the polar interior above regions, Promethei and Cimmeria, for much of the week. Meanwhile, dust lifting centers over Noachis slightly contracted away from the seasonal south polar ice cap edge. Minor clearing was spotted over portions of Acidalia and Arabia on some afternoons. Looking to the northern… [More at link, including video]

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