Lake Cahora Bassa Africa, Mozambique

General Info

Target Name: Lake Cahora Bassa
Continent: Africa
Country: Mozambique
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 31.7422 °E
Latitude: -15.6812 °N
Period: 2002-01-19 - 2014-04-18
Data Points: 235
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 318.20 m / 327.01 m / 323.76 m
Height Variations: 8.81 m
Last Update: 2015-03-08 18:26:13
Software-Version: 4.3

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 0829*, 0900*
Jason-1 107*
Jason-1 (EM) 222*
Jason-2 107*


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