While relatively small quantities of water appear to be colorless, water's tint
becomes a deeper blue as the thickness of the observed sample increases. The
WHY IS WATER BLUE? Reproduced from J. Chem. Edu., 1993, 70(8), 612 ·
Charles L. Braun and Sergei N. Smirnov Department of Chemistry Dartmouth ...
Apr 2, 2013 ... You've seen it in deep oceans – water becomes blue. Sure, one could argue, but
that's only because the water is reflecting the color of the sky.
Oct 21, 1999 ... "The ocean looks blue because red, orange and yellow (long wavelength light)
are absorbed more strongly by water than is blue (short ...
Water slightly absorbs more light at the red end of the spectrum so that it is in fact
coloured a very pale greenish blue but you need several feet of water to see ...
I would like to know why water's blue in the ocean and clear in a cup? My teacher
lives in by the beach and the color are green, red, gray, black at night.
The real reason the ocean is blue is because water, pure water, is blue. Yes,
according to its frequency spectra, water is a very light shade of turquoise blue.
May 27, 2015 ... Pure water is of course clear. However if it is deep enough, so that light cannot
reflect off the sea floor, it appears dark blue. This is largely ...
Blue wavelengths are absorbed the least by the deep ocean water and are
scattered and reflected back to the observer's eye; Particles in the water may help
Answer: There are a few reasons why the ocean is blue. The best answer is that
the ocean is blue because it is mostly water, which is blue in large quantities.