Atatürk, Lake Asia, Turkey

General Info

Target Name: Atatürk, Lake
Continent: Asia
Country: Turkey
Target Type: Reservoir
Basin: Shatt al-Arab/Euphrat/Tigris
Longitude: 38.5648 °E
Latitude: 37.5794 °N
Period: 2002-07-28 - 2014-10-01
Data Points: 144
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 526.48 m / 538.16 m / 533.09 m
Height Variations: 11.68 m
Last Update: 2015-11-09 23:12:37
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 0169*
Jason-1 (EM) 235*
SARAL/AltiKa 0169*


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