True Color
True Color

True Color

Primary use: Differentiating ice clouds from water clouds. Ice clouds appear cyan whereas water clouds appear white.
Secondary use: Vegetation appears green and bare land appears brown. Spatial Resolution: 3x3km.
Note: Snow clad mountains also appear cyan. Shape, location and movement with time can be used to differentiate the snow clad mountains from ice clouds. Fog also appears white as that of water clouds however the shape, sharp boundary and stationary appearance in successive imagery differentitates fog from clouds.