Lake Poopó

The image on the left, acquired by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8, shows the lake in April 2013 when it still held water. OLI acquired the image on the right in January 2016, by which time the lake had dried up.

Bolivia’s Second Largest Lake has Disappeared

Elizabeth Borneman

Imagery taken in 2013 and again in 2016 shows that Lake Poopó, Bolivia’s second largest lake, has dried up.