Rkiz, Lake Africa, Mauritania

General Info

Target Name: Rkiz, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Mauritania
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: -15.4025 °E
Latitude: 16.7148 °N
Period: 2008-07-21 - 2018-01-11
Data Points: 346
Min./Max./Avg. Height: -0.26 m / 3.38 m / 1.54 m
Height Variations: 3.63 m
Last Update: 2018-01-13 09:53:35
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-2 250*
Jason-3 250*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 250*


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