Lake Mead North America, United States of America

General Info

Target Name: Lake Mead
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: -114.4899 °E
Latitude: 36.1370 °N
Period: 2002-07-16 - 2015-11-12
Data Points: 146
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 328.69 m / 353.61 m / 339.44 m
Height Variations: 24.92 m
Last Update: 2016-05-04 06:24:59
Software-Version: 4.4

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 0811*
Jason-1 (EM) 180*
SARAL/AltiKa 0811*


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