Rukwa, Lake Africa, Tanzania

General Info

Target Name: Rukwa, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Tanzania
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 32.0000 °E
Latitude: -7.7000 °N
Period: 2002-01-26 - 2017-09-15
Data Points: 1237
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 800.01 m / 804.32 m / 801.70 m
Height Variations: 4.31 m
Last Update: 2017-09-20 15:51:21
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 0199, 0986
Jason-1 031
Jason-1 (EM) 044
Jason-2 031
Jason-3 031
Jason-3 (IGDR) 031
SARAL/AltiKa 0199, 0986


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