The absorption coefficient of pure water was found to be 0.00017 cm-1 at 488 nm and 0.00029 cm-1 at 541.5 nm using adiabatic laser calorimetric techniques. These values are in good agreement with the generally accepted long-path transmission spectra of Clarke and James.
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M. Hass and J. W. Davisson, "Absorption coefficient of pure water at 488 and 541.5 nm by adiabatic laser calorimetry," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 622-624 (1977)