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Landsat 8 Image of Lake Tahoe

2021 (approx.)

Detailed Description

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) onboard Landsat 8 captured this image of Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe is a radiometric and vicarious calibration site with buoy data used as in-situ measurements to validate the accuracy of Landsat sensors. Learn more about calibration sites at the USGS EROS Cal/Val Center of Excellence (ECCOE) Test Sites Catalog

Search EarthExplorer to find more images of the area. 


Public Domain.