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Lynch, D.K. and W. Livingston COLOR AND LIGHT IN NATURE, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK (1995) ISBN 0 521 43431 9 (hardback), 0 521 46836 1 (paperback)

Lynch, D.K. and W. Livingston COLOR AND LIGHT IN NATURE (2nd Edition), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK (2001) ISBN 0 521 77284 2 (hardback), 0 521 77504 3 (paperback)

Lynch, D.K. and W. Livingston AURORES MIRAGES ECLIPSES..., Dunod, Paris (2001) ISBN 2 10 006507 6 (French edition of Color and Light in Nature)

Lynch, D.K. and W. Livingston LICHT EN KLEUR IN DE NATUUR, Natuur Wetenschap & Techniek, Amsterdam (2006) ISBN 90857110251 (Dutch edition of Color and Light in Nature)

Lynch, D.K. FIELD GUIDE TO THE SAN ANDREAS FAULT, Thule Scientific, Topanga (2006, 2009) ISBN 0 9779935 0 7, 978-0-9779935-0-5 (2009)

Reynolds, Robert E., George T. Jefferson, and David K. Lynch TROUGH TO TROUGH: The Colorado River and the Salton Sea, Proceedings of the 2008 Desert Symposium, published by the California State University, Desert Studies Consortium and LSA Associates, Inc. (2008)

Lynch, D.K. and W. Livingston COLOR AND LIGHT IN NATURE, Thule Scientific, Topanga USA (2010) ISBN 978-0-9779935-1-5 (hardback)

Research Papers

Lynch, David K., Kenneth W. Hudnut and Paul M. Adams "Recently-Exposed Fumarole Fields near Mullet Island, Imperial Valley, California", Geomorphology 195, 27-44 (2013) (PDF)

Bernstein, L. S, Frank. A. Clark and David K. Lynch "H2 Molecular Clusters with Embedded Molecules and Atoms as the Source of the Diffuse Interstellar Bands", Astrophys. J., 768:84 (17pp) May 1 (2013) (PDF)

Lynch, David K., David S. P. Dearborn and James A. Lock "Glitter and Glints on Water", Applied Optics, 50, F39-F49 (2011)

Greenler, Robert and David K. Lynch "Light and Color in Nature: A Return to Optics' Roots", Optics and Photonics News, 22 (September) 30-37 (2011) (PDF)

Lynch, David K., Kenneth W. Hudnut and David S. P. Dearborn "Low Altitude Aerial Color Digital Photographic Survey of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain", Seismological Research Letters, 81, 453-459 (2010) (PDF)

Bernstein, L. S. and D. K. Lynch "Small Carbonaceous Molecules (SCM), Ethylene Oxide (c-C2H4O) and Cyclopropenylidene (c-C3H2) - Sources of the Unidentified Infrared Bands (UIR)?" Astrophys J. 704, 226-239 (2009) (PDF)

Lynch, David K. "History of the 'Light and Color in the Open Air' Meetings" 2010 working document (PDF)

Lynch, David K. and Lawrence S. Bernstein "Color of Smoke from Brush Fires" Applied Optics, 47, no 34, pp.H143-H148 (2008), 1 December (2008) (PDF)

Lynch, David K. "Visually Discerning the Curvature of the Earth" Applied Optics, 47 Issue 34, pp.H39-H43 (2008) (PDF)

Lynch, David K. and Kenneth W. Hudnut "The Wister Mud Pot Lineament: Southeastward Extension or Abandoned Strand of the San Andreas Fault?" Bull. Seismol. Soc. Amer. 98, No. 4, 1720-1729 (2008) (PDF)

Lynch, David K. and S. Mazuk "On the colors of distant objects" Applied Optics, Volume 44, Issue 27, 5737-5745 September 2005 (PDF)

Lynch, D.K. "Turbulent Ship Wakes: further evidence that the Earth is round" Applied Optics, Volume 44, Issue 27, 5759-5762 September 2005 (PDF)

Lynch, D.K. "Cirrus, Ice Crystals and Halos" (INVITED), Optics and Photonics News, 11(1), 32-35, (2000) (PDF)

Lynch, D.K. and Soffer, B.H. "On the Solar Spectrum and the Color Sensitivity of the Eye", (INVITED) Optics and Photonics News, 10, 28-30 (1999) (PDF)

Lynch, D.K.,Gedzelman, S.D. and Fraser, A.B., 1994 "Subsuns, BottlingerŐs Rings and Elliptical Halos", Applied Optics, 33, 4580-4589 (+4957) (1994) (PDF)

Lynch, D.K. and Futterman, S.N., "Ulloa's Observations of the Glory, Fogbow and an Unidentified Phenomenon", Applied Optics, 30, No.24 (Aug 20) 3538-3541 (1991) (PDF)

Lynch, D.K., "Step Brightness Changes of Distant Mountain Ridges and Their Perception", Applied Optics, 30, No.24 (Aug 20) 3508-3513 (1991) (PDF)

Lynch, D.K. and Schwartz, P., "Rainbows and Fogbows", Applied Optics, 30, No.24 (Aug 20) 3415-3420 (1991) (PDF)

Lynch, D. K. "Futterman Scale of Sunrises", J. Irreproducible Results, 33, No. 2, 21 (1987) (JPG)

Lynch, D. K. "Optics of Sunbeams", J. Opt. Soc. Am.- A., 4 No. 3, 609-611 (1987) (PDF) Reprinted in Selected Papers on Scattering in the Atmosphere, SPIE Milestone Series MS7, C. F. Bohren, Ed., Bellingham, WA, 608-610 (1989)

Lynch, D. K., "Reflections on Closed Loops", Nature, 316, No. 6025, p216-217 (1985) (PDF)

Lynch, D. K. and P. Schwartz, "Intensity Profile of the 22ˇ Halo", J. Opt. Soc. Am. -A, 2, 584-589 (1985) (PDF)

Lynch, D. K., "Mountain Shadow Phenomena 2: The Spike Seen by an Off-Summit Observer", Applied Optics, 19, 1585-1589 (1980) (PDF)

Livingston, W. C. and D. K. Lynch, "Mountain Shadow Phenomena", Applied Optics, 18, 265-269 (1979) (PDF)

Lynch, D. K. and Pt. Schwartz, "Origin of the Anthelion", J. Opt. Soc. Am., 69, 383-386 (1979) (PDF)

Lynch, D. K., "Polarization Models of Halo Phenomena: I. The Parhelic Circle", J.O.S.A., 69, 1100-1103 (1979) (PDF)


Soffer, B.H. and Lynch, D.K. "Some Paradoxes, Errors and Resolutions Concerning The Spectral Optimization of Human Vision" Am. J. Phys. 67 (November) 946 (1999) SofferLynch_AJP.pdf

Soffer, Bernard.H. and Lynch, D.K. , "The Spectral Optimization of Human Vision: Some Paradoxes, Errors and Resolutions" (INVITED) in Trends in Optics and Photonics, ICO Book 4, 390-395, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg and New York (1999).

Bartsch-Winkler, S. and Lynch, D. K., "Catalog of Worldwide Tidal Bore Occurrences and Characteristics", United States Geological Survey Circular C1022 (1988)