Qarun, Lake Africa, Egypt

General Info

Target Name: Qarun, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Egypt
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 30.6010 °E
Latitude: 29.4635 °N
Period: 2002-09-22 - 2014-10-22
Data Points: 92
Min./Max./Avg. Height: -42.59 m / -41.40 m / -41.95 m
Height Variations: 1.20 m
Last Update: 2015-02-11 15:36:16
Software-Version: 4.1

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 0771*
SARAL/AltiKa 0771*


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