Abstract

This feature issue is a celebration of the joy and scientific richness of observing optical phenomena in nature. The majority of papers are adapted from presentations given at the Ninth International Meeting on Light and Color in Nature, held in Bozeman, Montana, from 25 to 29 June 2007.

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  1. M. Minnaert, Light and Color in the Outdoors, originally published as Light and Color in the Open Air (Springer-Verlag, 1993).
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  2. Previous feature issues in this series include: 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); Appl. Opt. 33, 4535-4760 (1994); Appl. Opt. 37, 1425-1588 (1998); Appl. Opt. 42, 307-525 (2003); Appl. Opt. 44, 5623-5762 (2005).
  3. Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).
  4. A. Meinel and M. P. Meinel, Sunsets, Twilights, and Evening Skies (Cambridge U. Press, 1983).
  5. H. Poincaré, The Foundations of Science, translated by G. B. Halsted (Science Press, 1921).

1979

Bohren, Craig

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Fraser, Alistair

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Gedzelman, Stanley David

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Greenler, Robert

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Lynch, David

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Mach, William

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Meinel, A.

A. Meinel and M. P. Meinel, Sunsets, Twilights, and Evening Skies (Cambridge U. Press, 1983).

Meinel, M. P.

A. Meinel and M. P. Meinel, Sunsets, Twilights, and Evening Skies (Cambridge U. Press, 1983).

Minnaert, M.

M. Minnaert, Light and Color in the Outdoors, originally published as Light and Color in the Open Air (Springer-Verlag, 1993).
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Poincaré, H.

H. Poincaré, The Foundations of Science, translated by G. B. Halsted (Science Press, 1921).

Sassen, Ken

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Shaw, Joseph

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

Vollmer, Michael

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

J. Opt. Soc. Am.

Other

Meetings in this series include: Meteorological Optics, Keystone, Colorado, 1978 (David Lynch); Atmospheric Optics, Incline Village, Nevada, 1983 (William Mach and Alistair Fraser); Meteorological Optics, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1986 (David Lynch); Light and Color in the Open Air, Washington, D.C., 1990 (Robert Greenler); Light and Color in the Open Air, State College, Pennsylvania, 1993 (Craig Bohren); Light and Color in the Open Air, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997 (Ken Sassen); Meteorological Optics, Boulder, Colorado, 2001 (Stanley David Gedzelman); Atmospheric/Meteorological Optics, Bad Honnef, Germany, 2004 (Michael Vollmer); Light and Color in Nature, Bozeman, Montana, 2007 (Joseph Shaw).

A. Meinel and M. P. Meinel, Sunsets, Twilights, and Evening Skies (Cambridge U. Press, 1983).

H. Poincaré, The Foundations of Science, translated by G. B. Halsted (Science Press, 1921).

M. Minnaert, Light and Color in the Outdoors, originally published as Light and Color in the Open Air (Springer-Verlag, 1993).
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