Assad, Lake Asia, Syria

General Info

Target Name: Assad, Lake
Continent: Asia
Country: Syria
Target Type: Reservoir
Basin: Shatt al-Arab/Euphrat/Tigris
Longitude: 38.2571 °E
Latitude: 35.9580 °N
Period: 2002-07-31 - 2014-07-25
Data Points: 86
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 297.60 m / 304.36 m / 303.02 m
Height Variations: 6.76 m
Last Update: 2015-11-16 06:16:53
Software-Version: 4.4

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 0242*
SARAL/AltiKa 0242*


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