Lukanga Swamp Africa, Zambia

General Info

Target Name: Lukanga Swamp
Continent: Africa
Country: Zambia
Target Type: Wetland
Basin: Zambezi
Longitude: 27.7954 °E
Latitude: -14.4054 °N
Period: 2000-01-01 - 2016-06-21
Data Points: 426
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1115.17 m / 1118.28 m / 1116.44 m
Height Variations: 3.11 m
Last Update: 2017-05-04 08:25:13
Software-Version: 5.0

Altimeter Data

The data of the following altimeter missions and corresponding passes have been used for the estimation of the water level time series. An additional '*' indicates that an additional retracking of the altimeter measurements was performed.

Mission Pass No.
Envisat 0156, 0543
SARAL/AltiKa 0156*, 0543*


Schwatke C., Dettmering D., Bosch W., Seitz F.: DAHITI - An Innovative Approach for Estimating Water Level Time Series over Inland Waters using Multi-Mission Satellite Altimetry. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4345-4364, doi:10.5194/hess-19-4345-2015, 2015