Bankin, Lake Africa, Cameroon

General Info

Target Name: Bankin, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Cameroon
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 11.4633 °E
Latitude: 6.2781 °N
Period: 2008-07-26 - 2017-09-18
Data Points: 330
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 706.19 m / 715.99 m / 710.80 m
Height Variations: 9.80 m
Last Update: 2017-09-22 17:04:34
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-2 109*
Jason-3 109*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 109*


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