Abstracts of presentations at 13th International Workshop on LIDAR Multiple Scattering (MUSCLE-13), June 28 - July 1, 2004, St.-Petersburg, Russia, including:

A. Cohen, M. Kleiman, Multiple Scattering and the Changes in the Length of the Day from the Apparent Sunrise to the apparent Sunset Due to Global Change, P.9-9

M.A. Sviridenkov, P.P. Anikin, and T.B. Zhuravleva, Retrieval of Aerosol Optical and Radiative Properties from Clear-Sky Measurements, P.11-11

P. Bruscaglioni, S. del Bianco, F. Martelli, G. Zaccanti, G. Bazzini, M. Gay, Monte Carlo and Non-Spherical Particles, P.25-25

S.M. Prigarin, A.G. Borovoi, A.Cohen, I.A. Grishin, U.G. Oppel, T.B. Zhuravleva, Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer in optically anisotropic clouds, P.33-33 (presentation)

S.M. Prigarin, "Fractal" optical anisotropy in clouds and Monte Carlo simulation of relative radiation effects, P.35-35 (presentation)

A. Borovoi, A. Cohen, N. Kustova, U. Oppel, Development of an optical model for cirrus clouds, P.41-41

N. Kustova, A. Borovoi, U. Oppel, D. Winker, Backscattering Mueller matrix for hexagonal ice crystal particles, P.42-42

A. Burnashov, A. Borovoi, A. Cohen, U. Oppel, A. Mokhosoev, Scattering matrices for ice crystal particles with preferred orientations, P.43-43

U. Oppel, Diffusion Patterns of a Pulsed Laser Beam Seen from a Monostatic and a Bistatic CCD Lidar, P.45-47

M. Kleiman, A. Cohen, I. Gurwich, N. Shiloa, Analytical Approximation for Multiple Raman-Mie Scattering, P.50-50

A.Y.S. Cheng, G. Czerwinski , Retrieval of Particle Size of C1 and C2 Clouds from Multiple Scattering Using a Bistatic Lidar, P.51-51

M. Wengenmayer, Some Comments on the Retrieval of the Extinction Profile from Multiply Scattered Lidar Returns, P.52-52

Sergei M. Prigarin, Anatoli G. Borovoi, Ariel Cohen, Igor A. Grishin, Ulrich G. Oppel, and Tatiana B. Zhuravleva. Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer in crystal clouds with particles stochastically oriented in space and in horizontal plane (accepted to X-th International Symposium "ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEAN OPTICS. ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS", June 24 - 28, 2003, Tomsk)

Ulrich G. Oppel and Sergei M. Prigarin. Remote sensing, radiative transfer equations, and Markov jump processes (accepted to X-th International Symposium "ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEAN OPTICS. ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS", June 24 - 28, 2003, Tomsk)

Galiya Z. Lotova, Sergei M. Prigarin. Comparative analysis of different versions of local estimators in Monte Carlo simulation for monostatic LIDAR returns (accepted to X-th International Symposium "ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEAN OPTICS. ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS", June 24 - 28, 2003, Tomsk)

Galiya Z. Lotova, On some weight Monte Carlo methods for investigating the asymptotical behaviour of solution of the transfer equation, Fifth International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications - NM&A 02, August 20-24, 2002, Borovets, BULGARIA, P.35

Sergei M. Prigarin and Tatiana B. Zhuravleva, Monte Carlo simulation of angular distributions for radiation fields in water- drop and cirrus clouds (accepted to International Conference on Mathematical Models in Geophysics, MMG-2003, Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia, October, 8-12, 2003.)

Zhuravleva T.B., Petrushin A.G. Simulation of optical and radiative characteristics of mixed-phase broken clouds (shortwave spectral range) // Abstracts of IX Joint international symposium: Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. July 2-5, 2002, Tomsk, Russia, P.60

Zhuravleva T.B. Simulation of Radiative Properties of Ice-Crystal Broken Clouds // Abstracts of International Workshop on Multiple Scattering LIDAR Experiments (MUSCLE XII). September 10-12, 2002, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, P.36