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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 1998
  • pp: 1425–1426

Light and color in the open air: introduction to the feature issue

Kenneth Sassen and W. Patrick Arnott  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 9, pp. 1425-1426 (1998)

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The topical meeting on light and color in the open air was held 9–12 February 1997 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The series of papers that follows represents the fruition of this meeting, revealing the range of current scientific explorations into the play of light and color in nature.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics

Original Manuscript: November 21, 1997
Published: March 20, 1998

Kenneth Sassen and W. Patrick Arnott, "Light and color in the open air: introduction to the feature issue," Appl. Opt. 37, 1425-1426 (1998)

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  1. The history of our Topical Meetings is as follows: on meteorological optics, Keystone, Colo., August 1978; Incline Village, Nev., January 1983; and Honolulu, Hawaii, April 1986; followed by the current series of Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., July1990; University Park, Pa., June1993; and, last, Santa Fe, N. Mex., February1997. Those interested in previous features should consult J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 1051–1198 (1979);J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73, 1622–1664 (1983); J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 4, 558–620 (1987); Appl. Opt. 30, 3381–3552 (1991); and Appl. Opt. 33, 4535–4760 (1994).
  2. M. Minnaert, Light and Color in the Open Air, Dover (Dover, New York, 1954).
  3. F. M. Sogandares, E. S. Fry, “Absorption spectrum (340–640 nm) of pure water. I. Photothermal measurements,” Appl. Opt. 36, 8699–8709 (1997). [CrossRef]

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