Conference on Light Scattering by Nonspherical Particles

Synopsis of Sessions

TUE 29 SEPT

7:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome Address
8:40 a.m. Opening Address
9:00 a.m. Session 1: Theoretical and Numerical Techniques 1
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Session 2: Theoretical and Numerical Techniques 2
12:00 noon Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. Session 3: Scattering by Ice Clouds 1
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. Session 4: Scattering by Ice Clouds 2
5:10 p.m. Sessions end for the day

WED 30 SEPT

8:00 a.m. Session 5: Theoretical and Numerical Techniques 3
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:20 a.m. Session 6: Scattering by Aerosols and Ice Clouds
12:00 noon Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. Session 7: Scattering by Precipitation and Ice Clouds
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. Session 8: Scattering by Heterogeneous and Compounded Particles
5:00 p.m. Poster Session P/Reception
6:00 p.m. Sessions end for the day

THUR 1 OCT

8:00 a.m. Session 9: Theoretical and Numerical Techniques 4
9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
10:20 a.m. Session 10: Theory and Measurements
12:00 noon Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. Session 11: Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing Applications
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. Session 12: Scattering by Ice Clouds and Precipitation
5:00 p.m. Conference ends

Final Program

TUE 29 SEPT

7:30 a.m. Registration

8:30 a.m. Welcome Address

James E. Hansen, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)/ Goddard Inst. For Space Studies (GISS), New York, NY

8:40 a.m. Opening Address

Henk C. van de Hulst, Leiden Observatory, Leiden, The Netherlands

9:00 a.m. SESSION 1: THEORETICAL AND NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES 1

Chairperson: Henk C. van de Hulst, Leiden Observatory, Leiden, The Netherlands

1.1 - BASIC RELATIONSHIPS FOR MATRICES DESCRIBING SCATTERING BY SMALL PARTICLES. Joop W. Hovenier, Free Univ., Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Review)

1.2 - SEPARATION OF VARIABLES FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING BY SPHEROIDAL PARTICLES. I. R. Ciric, Univ. of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; and F. R. Cooray (Review)

9:50 a.m. COFFEE BREAK

10:30 a.m. SESSION 2: THEORETICAL AND NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES 2

Chairperson: Thomas Wriedt, Inst. für Werkstofftechnik, Bremen, Germany

2.1 - THE DISCRETE DIPOLE APPROXIMATION FOR STUDYING LIGHT SCATTERING BY IRREGULAR TARGETS. Bruce T. Draine, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ (Review)

2.2 - CATASTROPHE OPTICS OF SPHEROIDAL DROPS AND GENERALIZED RAINBOWS. Philip L. Marston, Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (Review)

2.3 - INTERNAL FIELDS IN VOLUME INTEGRAL EQUATION SIMULATIONS OF LIGHT SCATTERING: ACCURACY AND RESONANCES. Alfons Hoekstra, Univ. of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and J. Rahola and P. Sloot

2.4 - APPLICATION OF FINITE-DIFFERENCE TIME DOMAIN TECHNIQUE TO LIGHT SCATTERING BY IRREGULAR AND INHOMOGENEOUS PARTICLES. Ping Yang, Univ. of California­Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA; and K.-N. Liou

2.5 - HIGH ACCURACY FINITE-DIFFERENCE TIME-DOMAIN SIMULATION OF SCATTERING OFF IRREGULAR PARTICLES BASED ON NONSTANDARD FINITE DIFFERENCES. James B. Cole, Univ. of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan; and S. A. Palkar and M. R. Schure

12:00 noon LUNCH BREAK

1:30 p.m. SESSION 3: SCATTERING BY ICE CLOUDS 1

Chairperson: Kenneth Sassen, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

3.1 - LIGHT SCATTERING AND RADIATIVE TRANSFER IN ICE CRYSTAL CLOUDS: APPLICATIONS TO CLIMATE RESEARCH. Kuo-Nan Liou, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and Y. Takano and P. Yang (Review)

3.2 - A TEST OF PHYSICAL THEORY USING AIRCRAFT OBSERVATIONS OF CIRRUS. Peter N. Francis, Meteorological Research Flight, Meteorological Office, Farnborough, UK; and J. S. Foot and A. J. Baran

3.3 - NONSPHERICAL ICE PARTICLES IN CIRRUS CLOUDS. Andrew J. Heymsfield, National Ctr. for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO; and L. Miloshevich, G. M. McFarquhar, and S. Aulenbach

3.4 - PARAMETERIZING THE EXTINCTION AND ABSORPTION COEFFICIENTS IN ICE CLOUDS: A PROCESS ORIENTED APPROACH. David L. Mitchell, Desert Research Inst. (DRI), Reno, NV

3.50 - INFRARED EXTINCTION AND EMISSION BY LABORATORY ICE CLOUDS: SIMULATION OF COLD CIRRUS AND CONTRAIL RADIATIVE PROPERTIES. Carl Schmitt, DRI, Reno, NV; and W. P. Arnott and J. Hallett

3.60 - STUDYING PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF CIRRUS CLOUDS USING SATELLITE TIROS-N OPERATIONAL VERTICAL SOUNDER (TOVS) OBSERVATIONS. C. J. Stubenrauch, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France; and R. Holz, A. Chedin, D. Mitchell, and A. J. Baran

3:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK

3:30 p.m. SESSION 4: SCATTERING BY ICE CLOUDS 2

Chairperson: Andrew Heymsfield, NCAR, Boulder, CO

4.1 - REPRESENTATION OF A NONSPHERICAL ICE PARTICLE BY AN ASSEMBLY OF SPHERES. Thomas C. Grenfell, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. G. Warren

4.2 - THE EFFECT OF NONSPHERICAL SHAPE ON THE RETRIEVAL OF ICE PARTICLE SIZES FROM SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS. Qingyuan Han, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. B. Rossow, J. Chou, and R. M. Welch

4.3 - CIRRUS CLOUDS ICE CRYSTALS HORIZONTALLY ORIENTED IN SPACE OBSERVED WITH POLDER/ADEOS. Hélène Chepfer, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France; and G. Brogniez and P. Goloub

4.4 - CLOUD PHASE DETECTION FROM POLDER/ADEOS. P. Goloub, Univ. des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France; and M. Herman, H. Chepfer, P.Couvert, G. Brogniez , G. Seze, and J. Riedi

4.5 - USE OF OBSERVED ICE CRYSTAL SHAPES TO CALCULATE MEAN SCATTERING PROPERTIES AND MULTI-SPECTRAL RADIANCES. Gregory M. McFarquhar, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Macke, A. J. Heymsfield, J. Iaquinta, and S. M. Aulenbach

4.6 - COMBINING T-MATRIX CALCULATIONS WITH A MICROPHYSICAL MODEL TO UNRAVEL POLAR STRATOSPHERIC CLOUD EVOLUTION. Athanasio Tsias, Max-Planck-Inst. für Chemie, Mainz, Germany; and K. S. Carslaw, B. P. Luo, T. Trautmann, M. Wirth, W. Renger, and Th. Peter

4.7 - THE DISCRETE DIPOLE APPROXIMATION FOR ASSESSING THE FEASIBILITY OF POLARIMETRIC 95 GHZ RADAR MEASUREMENTS. H. Lemke, GKSS Research Ctr., Geesthacht, Germany; and M. Quante, O. Danne, and E. Raschke

4.8 - INFORMATION CONTENT OF SCATTERING PHASE FUNCTION MEASUREMENTS IN PARTICLE SIZING OF MIXED PHASE CLOUDS. Sergey Oshchepkov, Stepanov Inst. of Physics, Minsk, Belarus; and H. Isaka

5:10 p.m. SESSIONS END FOR THE DAY

WED 30 SEPT

8:00 a.m. SESSION 5: THEORETICAL AND NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES 3

Chairperson: Kari Lumme, Univ. of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

5.1 - ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING BY COMPOUNDED SPHERICAL PARTICLES. Kirk A. Fuller, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. W. Mackowski (Review)

5.2 - T-MATRIX METHOD AND ITS APPLICATIONS. Michael I. Mishchenko, NASA/GISS, NewYork, NY; and L. D. Travis and A. Macke (Review)

5.3 - D-MATRIX METHOD FOR SCATTERING BY NONSPHERICAL PARTICLES. T. Wriedt, Inst. für Werkstofftechnik, Bremen, Germany; and A. Doicu and Y. Eremin

5.4 - CALCULATION OF THE T-MATRIX IN SPHEROIDAL COORDINATES WITH THE SEPARATION OF VARIABLES METHOD. Michael Schulz, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and K. Stamnes, H. A. Eide, and J. J. Stamnes

5.5 - APPLICATION OF COMPLEX ANGULAR MOMENTUM THEORY TO THE STUDY OF EXTINCTION AND ABSORPTION FROM NONSPHERICAL PARTICLES. Anthony J. Baran, UK Met. Office, Bracknell, Berks., UK

5.6 - AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO DERIVE THE T-MATRIX OF NON-SPHERICAL SCATTERING. Karsten Schmidt, German Aerospace Ctr., Neustrelitz, Germany; and T. Rother

5.7 - MAGNETO OPTICS OF DIELECTRIC SPHERES. Bart van Tiggelen, Univ. Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France; and D. Lacoste, G. Rikken, and A. Sparenberg

9:50 a.m. COFFEE BREAK

10:20 a.m. SESSION 6: SCATTERING BY AEROSOLS AND ICE CLOUDS

Chairperson: Warren J. Wiscombe, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, MDs

6.1 - LIDAR BACKSCATTER DEPOLARIZATION TECHNIQUE FOR CLOUD AND AEROSOL RESEARCH. Kenneth Sassen, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (Review)

6.2 - ON MODELING OF SCATTERING AND ABSORPTION BY NONSPHERICAL CIRRUS ICE PARTICLES AT THERMAL INFRARED WAVELENGTHS. Qiang Fu, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada; and W. B. Sun and P. Yang

6.3 - LIDAR DEPOLARIZATION RATIO IN THE LOWER ATMOSPHERE: MEASUREMENT, THEORY, AND ANALYSIS. Toshiyuki Murayama, Tokyo Univ. of Mercantile Marine, Tokyo, Japan; and H. Okamoto and K. Miura

6.4 - APPLICATION OF LIGHT SCATTERING THEORY TO LIDAR MEASUREMENTS OF POLAR STRATOSPHERIC CLOUDS. Thomas Trautmann, Max-Planck-Inst. for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany; and B. P. Luo, A. Tsias, K. S. Carslaw, and T. Peter

6.5 - APPLICATION OF THE T-MATRIX METHOD TO SATELLITE MONITORING OF DRIFTING VOLCANIC ASH CLOUDS. N. A. Krotkov, Raytheon STX, Lanham, MD; and D. E. Flittner, A. J. Krueger, C. Riley, and W. Rose

6.6 - SKY RADIANCE OBSERVATIONS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SCATTERING BEHAVIOR OF ATMOSPHERIC AEROSOL. Wolfgang von Hoyningen-Huene, Univ. de Evora, Evora, Portugal

P.26 - MEAN-FIELD APPROXIMATION OF MIE SCATTERING BY FRACTAL AGGREGATES OF SPHERES. Robert Botet, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS, Orsay, France; and P. Rannou, M. Cabane, and V. Haudebourg

12:00 noon LUNCH BREAK

1:30 p.m. SESSION 7: SCATTERING BY PRECIPITATION AND ICE CLOUDS

Chairperson: Kuo-Nan Liou, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

7.1 - CENTIMETER AND MILLIMETER WAVE SCATTERING FROM NONSPHERICAL HYDROMETEORS. Kültegin Aydin, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA (Review)

7.2 - MICROWAVE SCATTERING BY PRECIPITATION. Jeffrey L. Haferman, Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Ctr. (FNMOC), Monterey, CA (Review)

7.3 - SCATTERING OF LIGHT BY RAINDROPS WITH SINGLE-MODE OSCILLATIONS. Timo Nousiainen, Univ. of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

7.4 - MICROWAVE RADIATIVE TRANSFER EFFECTS BY NONSPHERICAL HYDROMETEORS. Harald Czekala, Univ. of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and C. Simmer

7.5 - THE EFFECT OF THE ORIENTATION OF ICE CRYSTALS IN THE MELTING LAYER AND ICE CLOUDS ON MEASUREMENTS USING RADAR AND LIDAR. Victor Venema, Delft Univ. of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands; and H. Russchenberg, L. P. Ligthart, A. van Lammeren, and A. Apituley

3:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK

3:30 p.m. SESSION 8: SCATTERING BY HETEROGENEOUS AND COMPOUNDED PARTICLES

Chairperson: Bruce T. Draine, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ

8.1 - HETEROGENEOUS PARTICLES AND EFFECTIVE MEDIUM APPROXIMATIONS. Petr Chýlek, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada; and J. S. Dobbie, D. J. W. Geldart, H. C. W. Tso, and G. Videen (Review)

8.2 - MONTE CARLO CALCULATIONS OF LIGHT SCATTERING BY LARGE PARTICLES WITH MULTIPLE INTERNAL INCLUSIONS. Andreas Macke, Instsit. für Meereskunde, Kiel, Germany; and M. I. Mishchenko

8.3 - NON-GAUSSIAN STATISTICS OF THE LIGHT SCATTERED INTENSITY BY INTERACTING PARTICLES LOCATED ON A FLAT SUBSTRATE. E. M. Ortiz, Univ. de Cantabria, Santander, Spain; and F. Moreno and F. González

8.4 - THE SPECIFIC EXTINCTION COEFFICIENT OF FLAME GENERATED SMOKE. George W. Mulholland, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

8.5 - MODELING OF LIGHT SCATTERING OF FEATURES ABOVE AND BELOW SURFACES USING THE DISCRETE-DIPOLE APPROXIMATION. Brent M. Nebeker, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and M. Jordan and E. D. Hirleman

8.6 - EVALUATION OF EFFECTIVE MEDIUM THEORY FOR LARGE INCLUSIONS USING DDA. J. Steven Dobbie, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada; and P. Chýlek

5:00­6:00 p.m. POSTER SESSION P/RECEPTION

Chairperson: Joop W. Hovenier, Free Univ., Amsterdam, The Netherlands

P.3 - CIRRUS CLOUD OBSERVATIONS WITH POLDER/ADEOS AND A GROUND-BASED LIDAR NETWORK. Hélène Chepfer, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France; and P. Goloub, L. Sauvage, G. Brogniez, J. Spinhirne, M. Lavorato, N. Sugimoto, and P. H. Flamant

P.5 - THE OPPOSITION EFFECT IN SATURN'S RINGS OBSERVED WITH THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE. Luke Dones, NASA/Ames Research Ctr. (ARC), Moffett Field, CA; and R. French, J. Cuzzi, and J. Lissauer

P.6 - AN EFFICIENT AND RELIABLE METHOD FOR COMPUTING EIGENFUNCTIONS FOR SCATTERING BY SPHEROIDAL PARTICLES. Hans A. Eide, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and J. J. Stamnes, F. M. Schulz, and K. Stamnes

P.7 - THEORY OF LIGHT SCATTERING FROM ARBITRARILY SHAPED PARTICLES. Rosa Fitzgerald, Univ. of Texas, El Paso, TX; and A. A. Maradudin and R. West

P.9 - SCATTERING PATTERN FROM A RANDOM DISPERSION OF AGGREGATED SPHERES ON A DIELECTRIC SUBSTRATE. Maria A. Iati, Univ. of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; and P. Denti, R. Saija, and F. Borghese

P.10 - SIMULATION OF THE MULTIPLE SCATTERING EFFECT OBSERVED IN KA-BAND RADAR RETURNS FROM A CONVECTIVE STORM. Toshio Iguchi, Kashima Space Research Ctr., Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan; and R. Meneghini

P.11 - THE DEPENDENCE OF THE SPHERICAL ALBEDO OF LIGHT SCATTERING MEDIA ON THE SHAPE OF PARTICLES. A. A. Kokhanovsky, Clausthal Technical Univ., Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany; and A. Macke

P.12 - POLARIZATION AND COLOR OF AGGREGATE PARTICLES FROM MICROWAVE ANALOGUE EXPERIMENTS: APPLICATION TO COMETARY DUST. Ludmilla Kolokolova, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and B. Å. S. Gustafson, J. Thomas-Osip, J. Loesel, and K. Jockers

P.15 - IS SCATTERING CROSS SECTION OF A PARTICLE SMALL COMPARED TO THE WAVELENGTH ALWAYS DETERMINED BY ITS TOTAL DIPOLE MOMENT? Vadim A. Markel, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA

P.16 - EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF LIGHT SCATTERING AND EXTINCTION ON THE AGGREGATES OF STRONGLY ABSORBING SOOT PARTICLES. E. F. Mikhailov, St. Petersburg State Univ., St. Petersburg, Russia; and S. S. Vlasenko, A. A. Kiselev, and J. Saphronova

P.17 - LIGHT SCATTERING BY GAUSSIAN RANDOM PARTICLES USING THE VARIATIONAL VOLUME-INTEGRAL-EQUATION TECHNIQUE. Jouni I. Peltoniemi, Finnish Geodetic Inst., Masala, Finland; and T. Nousiainen and K. Muinonen

P.19 - POLARIZATION OF LIDAR RETURN WITH MULTIPLE SCATTERING. I. N. Polonsky, Stepanov Inst. of Physics, Minsk, Belarus; and E. P. Zege and I. L. Katsev

P.21 - POINT GROUP SYMMETRIES OF THE T-MATRIX. Michael Schulz, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and K. Stamnes, H. A. Eide, and J. J. Stamnes

P.24 - CHARACTERIZATION OF NON-SPHERICAL PARTICLES IN ATMOSPHERIC CLOUDS BY SIMPLE MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSIONS. Pao K. Wang, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

P.27 - ANALYSIS OF LIGHT SCATTERING BY ROUGH SURFACES. S. Iwasaki, Kobe Univ., Kobe, Japan; and T. Mukai

P.29 - APPLICATION OF THE ALONG TRACK SCANNING RADIOMETER (ATSR-2) TO RETRIEVAL OF DOMINATING CRYSTAL SHAPE. Anthony J. Baran, UK Met. Office, Bracknell, Berks., UK; and P. D. Watts

11.6 - PLANETARY REGOLITHS MODELED AS HETERO-POROUS AGGREGATES. Padma A. Yanamandra-Fisher, Jet Propulsion Lab. (JPL), Pasadena, CA

6:00 p.m. SESSIONS END FOR THE DAY


THUR 1 OCT

8:00 a.m. SESSION 9: THEORETICAL AND NUMERICAL TECHNIQUES 4

Chairperson: Petr Chýlek, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada

9.10 - LIGHT SCATTERING BY STOCHASTICALLY SHAPED PARTICLES. Karri O. Muinonen, Univ. of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (Review)

9.2 - LIGHT SCATTERING BY CHEBYSHEV PARTICLES. Warren J. Wiscombe, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD (Review)

9.3 - POLARIMETRIC SCATTERING ENTROPY OF ANISOTROPIC PARTICLE CLOUDS. Shane R. Cloude, Applied Electromagnetics, St. Andrews, UK

9.4 - ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING BY NON-AXISYMMETRIC PENETRABLE PARTICLES: QUASI-SOLUTION APPROACH. Yuri A. Eremin, Moscow State Univ., Moscow, Russia; and M. Kh. Zimnov

9.5 - MODELING OF ICE CRYSTALS AND AEROSOLS. Hajime Okamoto, Kashima Space Res. Ctr., Ibaraki, Japan

9.6 - LIGHT SCATTERING BY HEXAGONAL ICE CRYSTALS. Stephan Havemann, German Aerospace Ctr., Neustrelitz, Germany; and T. Rother and K. Schmidt

9.7 - STUDY ON CONVERGENCE PROBLEM OF T-MATRIX APPROACH OF LIGHT SCATTERING BY RANDOMLY ORIENTED AXIALLY NONSPHERICAL PARTICLES. Jilie Ding, Chengdu Meteorological College, Sichuan, China; and L. Xu

9:50 a.m. COFFEE BREAK

10:20 a.m. SESSION 10: THEORY AND MEASUREMENTS

Chairperson: Ronald G. Pinnick, US Army Research Lab., Adelphi, MD

10.1 - MICROWAVE ANALOG TO LIGHT SCATTERING MEASUREMENTS. Bo Å. S. Gustafson, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (Review)

10.2 - EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF SCATTERING MATRICES OF MINERAL PARTICLES. Olga Munoz, Free Univ., Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and H. Volten, E. Rol, J. de Haan, W. Vassen, and J. W. Hovenier

10.3 - TWO-DIMENSIONAL ANGULAR SCATTERING MEASUREMENTS FROM SPHERES, SPHEROIDS, AND CLUSTERS. S. Holler, Yale Univ., New Haven, CT; and Y. L. Pan, J. R. Bottiger, S. C. Hill, D. B. Hillis, and R. K. Chang

10.4 - CALCULATION OF EXTINCTION AND SCATTERING SPECTRA OF LARGE SPHEROIDAL GOLD PARTICLES EMBEDDED IN A GLASS MATRIX. J. Porstendorfer, Martin-Luther-Univ. Halle Wittenberg, Halle, Germany; and K.-J. Berg and G. Berg

P.18 - POLARIZATION STRUCTURE OF STOKES' PARAMETER FLUCTUATIONS AND THEIR RELATION TO PARTICLE SHAPE. M. C. Pitter, Univ. of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK; and K. I. Hopcraft, E. Jakeman, J. G. Walker, R. Naimimohasses, and P. R. Smith

10.6 - ELECTROOPTIC EFFECTS IN DILUTE SUSPENSIONS OF BACTERIAL CELLS AND FRACTAL AGGREGATES. Nikolai G. Khlebtsov, Inst. of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants and Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saratov, Russia; and A. G. Melnikov and V. A. Bogatyrev

10.7 - RETRIEVAL OF PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION FROM OPTICAL MEASUREMENT: INFLUENCE OF NONSPHERICITY. Yangang Liu, DRI, Reno, NV; and W. P. Arnott and J. Hallett

12:00 noon LUNCH BREAK

1:30 p.m. SESSION 11: EARTH AND PLANETARY REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS

Chairperson: Larry D. Travis, NASA/GISS, New York, NY

11.1 - SCATTERING PROPERTIES OF INTERPLANETARY DUST PARTICLES. K. Lumme, Univ. of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (Review)

11.2 - THE RETRIEVAL OF THE EFFECTIVE RADIUS OF SNOW GRAINS AND CONTROL OF SNOW POLLUTION WITH GLI DATA. Eleonor P. Zege, Stepanov Inst. of Physics, Minsk, Belarus; and A. A. Kokhanovsky, I. L. Katsev, I. N. Polonsky, and A. S. Prikhach

11.3 - COHERENT BACKSCATTER AND TRANSPORT MEAN-FREE-PATHS IN CLOSE-PACKED MEDIA OF IRREGULAR PARTICLES. Bruce Hapke, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; and R. Nelson and W. Smythe

11.4 - LIGHT SCATTERING BY SAHARAN AND MARTIAN DUSTS. Walter G. Egan, York College, City Univ. of New York (CUNY), Jamaica, NY

11.5 - REMOTE SENSING OF NON-SPHERICAL PARTICLES IN OCEAN WATER: MONTE CARLO SIMULATIONS. A. Kouzoubov, Univ. of South Australia, The Levels, Australia; and M. J. Brennan, J. C. Thomas, and R. H. Abbot

P.25 - OBSERVATIONAL EVIDENCE FOR THE SCATTERING PROPERTIES OF DUST CLOUDS IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM: AN UPDATE. A.-Chantal Levasseur-Regourd, Universite Paris, Paris, France; and M. Cabane and V. Haudebourg

3:00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK

3:30 p.m. SESSION 12: SCATTERING BY ICE CLOUDS AND PRECIPITATION

Chairperson: Peter N. Francis, Meteorological Research Flight, Meteorological Office, Farnborough, UK

6.2 - DUST SIZE, REFRACTIVE INDEX AND NONSPHERICITY DERIVED FROM REMOTE SENSING. Y. J. Kaufman, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. Tanré, A. Karnieli, B. N. Holben, and S. Mattoo

12.2 - EFFECT OF ICE CRYSTAL ORIENTATION ON CIRRUS CLOUD ABSORPTION. Y. Takano, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; and K.-N. Liou

12.3 - GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF ICE CLOUDS: ACCOUNTING FOR THE NONSPHERICAL EFFECTS. Takashi Y. Nakajima, National Space Development Agency of Japan, Tokyo, Japan; and A. A. Kokhanovsky and T. Nakajima

12.5 - CIRRUS CLOUD RADIANCE SPECTRA IN THE THERMAL INFRARED. R. J. Bantges, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, London, UK; and J. E. Russell and J. D. Haigh

12.6 - SIMULATION OF CLOUD SCENARIOS USING MONODISPERSE AND POLYDISPERSE POPULATIONS OF RANDOMLY ORIENTED AXIALLY SYMMETRIC HYDROMETEORS. Franco Prodi, Inst. FISBAT-CNR, Bologna, Italy; and O. Sturniolo, R. Medini, and A. Battaglia

12.7 - TESTING AN ICE CLOUD RADIATION SCHEME WITH TROPICAL ANVIL AND MIDLATITUDE CASE STUDIES: SCATTERING IMPLICATIONS. David L. Mitchell, DRI, Reno, NV; and G. M. McFarquhar, D. Ivanova, and A. Macke

12.8 - SOME ISSUES ON POLARIZED SCATTERING FROM RANDOM NONSPHERICAL PARTICLES AND APPLICATIONS IN MICROWAVE REMOTE SENSING. Ya-Qiu Jin, Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China

5:00 p.m. CONFERENCE ENDS

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