The ocean is blue because the water in the ocean acts as a massive light filter. When the light from the sun hits the water, the ocean water absorbs red light, leaving the blue and...
Water scatters blue light before other wavelengths and also reflects the predominantly blue sky.
Some constituents of sea water can influence the shade of blue of the ocean.
This is why it can look greener or bluer in different areas. Water in swimming
Most of the time the ocean appears to be blue because this is the color our eyes
see. But the ocean can be many other colors depending upon particles in the ...
Have you ever wondered why the ocean
is sometimes another color, like green, instead of blue
also travels further through water than light with longer wavelengths (red, yellow, green) though very little light reaches deeper than 200 meters (656 feet), and no ligh... More »
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
Mar 19, 2014 ... It's commonly believed that the ocean is blue because it's reflecting the blue sky.
But this is a misconception. The ocean is blue because of the ...
Apr 30, 2011 ... We produced this short video with Pearson publishing for their new Middle
Grades science textbooks, released in 2010. We hope you enjoy it.
The ocean appears blue because the water absorbs more of the red light in
sunlight; the water also enhances the scattering of blue light (CV Raman).
Both the sky and the ocean are blue, but for two very different reasons. The sky is
blue because of something called Rayleigh scattering. For very small particles ...