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Mars, too, has macroweather

But weather forecasting on the Red Planet is likely to be even trickier than on Earth
Thu, 2014-11-13 09:53

Weather, which changes day-to-day due to constant fluctuations in the atmosphere, and climate, which varies over decades, are familiar. More recently, a third regime, called “macroweather,” has been used to describe the relatively stable regime between weather and climate.

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Macroweather is what you expect

Between short-term weather and long-term climate, there is an intermediate 'macroweather' regime.
Tue, 2013-02-26 11:05

While short-term weather is notoriously volatile, climate is thought to represent a kind of average weather pattern over a long period of time. This dichotomy provides the analytical framework for scientific thinking about atmospheric variability, including climate change.

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