Great Salt Lake North America, United States of America

General Info

Target Name: Great Salt Lake
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: -112.5989 °E
Latitude: 41.1869 °N
Period: 1995-05-27 - 2014-11-11
Data Points: 147
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1278.83 m / 1283.74 m / 1280.95 m
Height Variations: 4.91 m
Last Update: 2015-07-22 12:54:00
Software-Version: 4.4

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) 0340*
Envisat 0340*
SARAL/AltiKa 0340*


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