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Sunlight entering the water may travel about 1000 meters (3280 feet) into the ocean under the right Only a small amount of light penetrates beyond this depth.

The layer of the ocean where no light at all penetrates—over 90 percent of the penetrates below 150 meters (490 feet) of water depth, even when the water is.

Light penetration decreases with water depth in the ocean. The amount of energy that penetrates the surface of the water depends on the angle at which the.

of light (solar radiation) at different depths in the ocean plotted against wavelength of light at each depth. The colors indicate light intensity at four water depths.

The penetration depth of X-rays in water as function of photon energy. Penetration depth is a measure of how deep light or any electromagnetic radiation can.