False Color (FCI)

False color refers to a group of color rendering methods used to display images in color which were recorded in the visible or non-visible parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. A false-color image is an image that depicts an object in colors that differ from those a photograph (a true-color image) would show.

Since the different bands are sensitive to the composition of the forage, composing the bands of Sentinel-2 B08 (red band, sensitive to the structure), B06 (green, more sensitive to chlorophyll) and B11 (medium infrared, sensitive to water) to RGB channels, an image called "with false colors" is obtained. In the image (which can be used for a first visual assessment of the pasture areas), the areas in yellow are intensively managed areas. The orange areas indicate areas with more extensive management (with a lot of green biomass), while the purple areas indicate the presence of bare soil or senescent vegetation.