Luapula, River Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

General Info

Target Name: Luapula, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Target Type: River
Basin: Congo
Longitude: 29.3314 °E
Latitude: -12.4304 °N
Period: 2008-07-17 - 2018-01-07
Data Points: 342
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1154.71 m / 1158.10 m / 1156.12 m
Height Variations: 3.39 m
Last Update: 2018-01-09 08:14:57
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-2 146*
Jason-3 146*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 146*


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