Qadisiyah, Lake Asia, Iraq

General Info

Target Name: Qadisiyah, Lake
Continent: Asia
Country: Iraq
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Shatt al-Arab/Euphrat/Tigris
Longitude: 42.2630 °E
Latitude: 34.3094 °N
Period: 2002-07-22 - 2012-03-01
Data Points: 268
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 111.27 m / 148.86 m / 138.65 m
Height Variations: 37.59 m
Last Update: 2017-11-20 14:23:45
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 0986, 0999
Envisat (EM) 0859
Jason-1 (EM) 133
Topex/Poseidon (EM) 133


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