Tharthar, Lake Asia, Iraq

General Info

Target Name: Tharthar, Lake
Continent: Asia
Country: Iraq
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Shatt al-Arab/Euphrat/Tigris
Longitude: 43.2532 °E
Latitude: 33.9844 °N
Period: 1992-09-28 - 2018-01-16
Data Points: 1388
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 42.57 m / 64.74 m / 49.85 m
Height Variations: 22.17 m
Last Update: 2018-01-18 03:52:11
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.
Jason-1 133
Jason-2 133
Jason-3 133
Jason-3 (IGDR) 133
Topex/Poseidon 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