Chiuta, Lake Africa, Malawi

General Info

Target Name: Chiuta, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Malawi
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 35.8607 °E
Latitude: -14.8200 °N
Period: 2002-08-11 - 2018-01-13
Data Points: 782
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 626.08 m / 630.94 m / 628.85 m
Height Variations: 4.85 m
Last Update: 2018-01-15 04:45:19
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 0571*
Jason-2 044*
Jason-3 044*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 044*


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