Salton Sea North America, United States of America

General Info

Target Name: Salton Sea
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: -115.8234 °E
Latitude: 33.3145 °N
Period: 1992-09-30 - 2018-01-09
Data Points: 631
Min./Max./Avg. Height: -72.03 m / -68.33 m / -70.12 m
Height Variations: 3.71 m
Last Update: 2018-01-11 07:42:49
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-1 195*
Jason-2 195*
Jason-3 195*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 195*


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