Shala, Lake Africa, Ethiopia

General Info

Target Name: Shala, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Ethiopia
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 38.5201 °E
Latitude: 7.4641 °N
Period: 2002-12-03 - 2015-11-12
Data Points: 71
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1553.45 m / 1555.58 m / 1554.33 m
Height Variations: 2.13 m
Last Update: 2016-06-06 08:43:05
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 0814*
SARAL/AltiKa 0814*


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