Poyang, Lake Asia, China

General Info

Target Name: Poyang, Lake
Continent: Asia
Country: China
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Yangtze
Longitude: 116.2711 °E
Latitude: 29.0850 °N
Period: 2002-06-17 - 2017-07-08
Data Points: 497
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 10.09 m / 18.82 m / 12.71 m
Height Variations: 8.72 m
Last Update: 2017-08-09 08:13:37
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.
Cryosat-2 (LRM) 0339*
Envisat 0163*, 0980*
SARAL/AltiKa 0163*, 0980*


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