Tumba, Lake Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

General Info

Target Name: Tumba, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 18.0299 °E
Latitude: -0.7773 °N
Period: 2002-07-20 - 2014-10-27
Data Points: 100
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 296.91 m / 300.60 m / 298.57 m
Height Variations: 3.69 m
Last Update: 2015-02-11 15:36:47
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 0930*
SARAL/AltiKa 0930*


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