Turkana, Lake Africa, Kenya
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General Info

Target Name: Turkana, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Kenya
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 36.0000 °E
Latitude: 3.5000 °N
Period: 1992-10-04 - 2017-09-15
Data Points: 2350
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 360.31 m / 365.28 m / 362.77 m
Height Variations: 4.97 m
Last Update: 2017-09-20 16:14:06
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.
ERS-2 (Reaper) 0313, 0900
Envisat 0313, 0900
Jason-1 031
Jason-1 (EM) 018
Jason-2 031
Jason-3 031
Jason-3 (IGDR) 031
SARAL/AltiKa 0313, 0900
Topex/Poseidon 031
Topex/Poseidon (EM) 018


Reference

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