Mai-Ndombe, Lake Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

General Info

Target Name: Mai-Ndombe, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 18.3197 °E
Latitude: -1.9881 °N
Period: 2002-07-01 - 2012-02-12
Data Points: 189
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 290.79 m / 294.86 m / 293.22 m
Height Variations: 4.07 m
Last Update: 2015-02-12 12:14:32
Software-Version: 4.1

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 0386
Jason-1 (EM) 159, 248
Topex/Poseidon (EM) 159, 248


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