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 ...
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?
Apr 2, 2013 ... You've heard it since you were a kid - water doesn't have a taste, a smell, or a
color. But as science goes to show, that's not quite right.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The ocean is blue because water absorbs colors in the red part of the light
spectrum. Like a filter, this leaves behind colors in the blue part of the light