Friday, July 24, 2015


Lake Tahoe, located in the Seirra Nevadas, is known for it's astounding clarity and deep blue color. It was believed that the surreal blueness of the lake was in direct relation to the clarity but recent studies released Thursday by UC Davis revealed that the clarity is controlled by very fine particles, dust and clay and silt that are washed into the lake. The blueness is controlled by algae, the less algae, the bluer the lake"