Is the ocean really blue?

  1. HubTweet profile image76
    HubTweetposted 7 years ago

    Is the ocean really blue?

    Or is it really red, but our eyes are fooling us?

  2. Rabid Puma profile image60
    Rabid Pumaposted 7 years ago

    The ocean is really blue. It's blue because it's absorbing red light, which may be what you're thinking of.

    An explanation, including water's absorption spectrum, is here:

    And in a peer-reviewed journal here:

    Water is only very faintly blue, so it requires a large volume for it to be discernible.

  3. internett1t3 profile image55
    internett1t3posted 7 years ago

    I think It's depend on the color of the sky.