Victoria, Lake Africa, Tanzania

General Info

Target Name: Victoria, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Tanzania
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Nile
Longitude: 33.0000 °E
Latitude: -1.0000 °N
Period: 1992-09-27 - 2018-01-16
Data Points: 1779
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1133.52 m / 1136.01 m / 1134.75 m
Height Variations: 2.49 m
Last Update: 2018-01-18 00:06:27
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-1 120
Jason-2 120
Jason-3 120
Jason-3 (IGDR) 120
Topex/Poseidon 120


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