Chad, Lake Africa, Cameroon

General Info

Target Name: Chad, Lake
Continent: Africa
Country: Cameroon
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Chad
Longitude: 14.4511 °E
Latitude: 13.0277 °N
Period: 1992-10-02 - 2018-01-11
Data Points: 1486
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 279.79 m / 282.86 m / 281.12 m
Height Variations: 3.07 m
Last Update: 2018-01-13 09:12:40
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.
Envisat 0816, 0973
Jason-1 248*
Jason-2 248*
Jason-3 248*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 248*
Topex/Poseidon 248


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