Tana, Lake Africa, Ethiopia

General Info

Target Name: Tana, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Ethiopia
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Nile
Longitude: 37.3000 °E
Latitude: 11.9500 °N
Period: 1992-09-26 - 2018-01-15
Data Points: 1642
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1784.90 m / 1788.84 m / 1786.85 m
Height Variations: 3.94 m
Last Update: 2018-01-17 03:03:43
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 0442*
Jason-1 094*
Jason-2 094*
Jason-3 094*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 094*
SARAL/AltiKa 0442*
Topex/Poseidon 094


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