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1: Microphysics and Geometry of Clouds 1.1. Microphysical Characteristics of Clouds. 1.2. Geometrical Characteristics of Clouds. 2: Optics of a Single Particle 2.1. Vector Wave Equation. 2.2. Mie Theory. 2.3. Differential and Integral Light Scattering Characteristics. 2.4. Geometrical Optics. 3: Radiative Transfer 3.1. The Radiative Transfer Equation. 3.2. Reflection and Transmission Functions. 3.3. Polarization Characteristics. 3.4. Optically Thin Clouds. 3.5. Small-Angle Approximation 3.6. Optically Thick Clouds. 3.7. Clouds over Reflective Surfaces. 3.8. Vertically Inhomogeneous Clouds. 3.9. Horizontally Inhomogeneous Clouds. 4: Applications 4.1. Optical Phenomena in Clouds. 4.2. Cloud Remote Sensing. 4.3. Laser Beam Propagation Through a Cloud. 4.4. Image transfer Through Clouds and Fogs. 4.5. Clouds and Climate. Appendix A Appendix B References Index

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Education: PhD: Optics, B. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus, 1991. Title of PhD thesis: " The dependence of light scattering characteristics of aerosols and foams on their microstructure." Master of Science: Theoretical Physics, Belarussian State University, Minsk, Belarus, 1983. Title of thesis: "The asymptotic light regime in deep layers of optically active light scattering media." Main research areas: Radiative transfer, multiple and single light scattering, optics of aerosols and hydrosols, foams, snow and clouds, inverse problems, remote sensing of atmosphere and ocean. Present position: Senior Researcher Laboratory of Light Scattering Media Optics B. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Skarina Avenue 72, Minsk 220072, Belarus November 1983- Present and Institute of Environmental Physics and Remote Sensing, Bremen University, Bremen, Germany March 2001 - Present

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From the reviews: "This book was published as volume 34 of the Kluwer/Springer series `Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library'. ... I believe that this book will be a meaningful addition to any research library since it contains a nontrivial collection of useful facts, formulas, and references and is the first research-level specialized monograph on cloud optics and cloud remote sensing. Individual professional researchers should also consider buying a copy of the book for personal use ... . The polygraphic quality of the book is excellent." (Michael I. Mishchenko, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, Issue 105, 2007)

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