Mweru, Lake Africa, Zambia

General Info

Target Name: Mweru, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Zambia
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Congo
Longitude: 28.7595 °E
Latitude: -8.9737 °N
Period: 1992-10-01 - 2018-01-09
Data Points: 1813
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 923.12 m / 926.89 m / 924.59 m
Height Variations: 3.77 m
Last Update: 2018-01-12 08:52:30
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 0915
Jason-1 209
Jason-2 209
Jason-3 209
Jason-3 (IGDR) 209
SARAL/AltiKa 0915
Topex/Poseidon 209


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