Tanganyika, Lake Africa, Tanzania

General Info

Target Name: Tanganyika, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Tanzania
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Congo
Longitude: 29.7180 °E
Latitude: -6.0537 °N
Period: 1992-10-01 - 2015-02-03
Data Points: 622
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 768.42 m / 770.98 m / 769.59 m
Height Variations: 2.56 m
Last Update: 2017-10-05 17:46:11
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.
Jason-1 209
Jason-2 209
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