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Book Reviews Selected Papers on Scattering in the Atmosphere day" occurrences, e.g., rainbows, glories, etc. This SPIE Milestone Series, volume MS7. C. F. Bohren, focus on observable phenomena is clearly dear to the Ed. 1989. 641 pp., $84.00, paperbound. SPIE Op- editors heart. Other editors may have chosen more tical Engineering Press. ISBN academic or theoretical works on atmospheric scat- tering. The reader, however, is not disappointed by To review a book whose contents span 150 years of Bohren's choices. We have here a collection of papers publications on a single topic seems a bit daunting at that will be of interest to a wide audience. To those in first sight. As stated by the general editor of this series the field of atmospheric scattering many favorites are "There is no substitute for reading the original papers included, and the volume serves as a single source for on any subject. ... " I whole heartedly agree with this reference purposes. To those in other disciplines this argument. The value of reading original investigations collection exemplifies how rich and physically based is was also eloquently stated by Samuel Pierpont Lan- the field of atmospheric scattering. And to those inter- gley: "It is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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1520-0477
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Selected Papers on Scattering in the Atmosphere day" occurrences, e.g., rainbows, glories, etc. This SPIE Milestone Series, volume MS7. C. F. Bohren, focus on observable phenomena is clearly dear to the Ed. 1989. 641 pp., $84.00, paperbound. SPIE Op- editors heart. Other editors may have chosen more tical Engineering Press. ISBN academic or theoretical works on atmospheric scat- tering. The reader, however, is not disappointed by To review a book whose contents span 150 years of Bohren's choices. We have here a collection of papers publications on a single topic seems a bit daunting at that will be of interest to a wide audience. To those in first sight. As stated by the general editor of this series the field of atmospheric scattering many favorites are "There is no substitute for reading the original papers included, and the volume serves as a single source for on any subject. ... " I whole heartedly agree with this reference purposes. To those in other disciplines this argument. The value of reading original investigations collection exemplifies how rich and physically based is was also eloquently stated by Samuel Pierpont Lan- the field of atmospheric scattering. And to those inter- gley: "It is

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Published: Jun 1, 1991

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