Tropical cyclogenesis is a meteorological word used to describe tropical cyclone formation, and its strengthening over the atmosphere. Tropical cyclogenesis happens when the development of a warm-core cyclone, is associated with a lot of convection in a favorable atmospheric environment. Usually, about 86 tropical cyclones of tropical storm strength form worldwide every year, with 47 reaching hurricane/typhoon strength, and 20 becoming strong tropical cyclones (at least Category 3 intensity on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale).
Other pages [change]
- Arctic Climatology and Meteorology. "Definition for Cyclogenesis". National Snow and Ice Data Center. http://nsidc.org/arcticmet/glossary/cyclogenesis.html. Retrieved 2006-10-20.
- Chris Landsea. "Climate Variability table - Tropical Cyclones". Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/Landsea/climvari/table.html. Retrieved 2006-10-19.
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