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Propagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric Optical Phenomena


pcAOP is a forum for the presentation of research in the physics of light propagation, optical remote sensing, or EO/IR effects in either the atmosphere or ocean, to include distributed volume turbulence, gravity waves, vortex shedding, stably stratified turbulence, persistent eddies, and cloud/aerosol/vapor scattering and absorption, refractive effects, such as mirages and over-the-horizon viewing, as well as characterization of these phenomena.

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Committee Members

  • Szymon Gladysz, Fraunhofer Institute IOSB, GermanyChair
  • David Voelz, New Mexico State University, United StatesChair
  • Sukanta Basu, Technische Universiteit Delft, NetherlandsProgram Chair
  • Daniel LeMaster, US Air Force Research Laboratory, United StatesProgram Chair
  • Svetlana Avramov-Zamurovic, US Naval Academy, United States
  • Steven Fiorino, Air Force Institute of Technology, United States
  • Andrey Kanaev, US Office of Naval Research Global, United Kingdom
  • Olga Korotkova, University of Miami, United States
  • Donald McGaughey, Royal Military College of Canada, Canada
  • Andreas Muschinski, NorthWest Research Associates, United States
  • Dario Perez, P. Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile
  • Guy Potvin, Defence R&D Canada, Canada
  • Knut Solna, University of California Irvine, United States
  • Mark Spencer, Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
  • Karin Stein, Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany
  • Italo Toselli, Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany
  • Qing Wang, Naval Postgraduate School, United States
  • Donald Wittich, Air Force Research Laboratory, United States


Szymon Gladysz

Fraunhofer Institute IOSB, Germany

David Voelz

New Mexico State University, United States

Sukanta Basu

Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands
Program Chair

Daniel LeMaster

US Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
Program Chair


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