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Light and color in the outdoors

Author: M G J Minnaert; Len Seymour
Publisher: New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All of science springs from the observation of nature. This title accompanies the reader on a tour of nature's light and color and reveals the myriad phenomena that may be observed outdoors with no  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Minnaert, M.G.J. (Marcel Gilles Jozef), 1893-
Light and color in the outdoors.
New York : Springer-Verlag, ©1993
(OCoLC)756466068
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M G J Minnaert; Len Seymour
ISBN: 0387979352 9780387979359 3540979352 9783540979357 0387944133 9780387944135
OCLC Number: 26721016
Notes: "Title of the original Dutch edition: De natuurkunde van't vrije veld. I. Licht en kleur in het landschap"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 417 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Light and Shadows --
2. Reflection of Light --
3. Refraction of Light --
4. The Curvature of Light Rays in the Atmosphere --
5. The Measurement of Intensity and Brightness of Light --
6. The Eye --
7. Colors --
8. Afterimages and Contrast Phenomena --
9. Judging Shape and Motion --
10. Rainbows, Halos, and Coronas --
11. Light and Color of the Sky --
12. Light and Color in the Landscape --
13. Luminous Plants, Animals, and Stones --
Appendix A. Measuring Angles out of Doors --
Appendix B. Photographing Natural Phenomena.
Other Titles: Licht en kleur in het landschap.
Responsibility: Marcel Minnaert ; translated and revised by Len Seymour.
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