thermocyclogenesis

thermocyclogenesis

[¦thər·mō‚sī·klə′jen·ə·səs]
(meteorology)
A theory of cyclogenesis by G. Stüve, in which the disturbance is initiated in the stratosphere and is reflected in the development of a disturbance in the lower troposphere.
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