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? J. Chem. Ed. 1993, v.70(8), pp.612-614.
That cool, refreshing glass of water on a hot day may appear colorless, but water
is actually a faint blue color. The blue color becomes visible when we look ...
Mar 19, 2014 ... It's commonly believed that the ocean is blue because it's reflecting the ... Just
how blue the water is depends on how much of it is available to ...
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 ...
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.
Jun 17, 2013 ... Is the Caribbean water cleaner? Is the sun stronger down south? And how come
it's green-blue near the shore, yet navy blue a mile off shore?
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.
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
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 ...