Malawi, Lake Africa, Mozambique

General Info

Target Name: Malawi, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Mozambique
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Zambezi
Longitude: 34.5740 °E
Latitude: -11.8351 °N
Period: 1992-10-04 - 2018-02-21
Data Points: 1686
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 472.03 m / 475.28 m / 473.61 m
Height Variations: 3.25 m
Last Update: 2018-02-24 03:21:00
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.
Jason-1 044
Jason-2 044
Jason-3 044
Jason-3 (IGDR) 044
Topex/Poseidon 044


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