Aral Sea (West) Asia, Uzbekistan

General Info

Target Name: Aral Sea (West)
Continent: Asia
Country: Uzbekistan
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Amu Darya
Longitude: 58.5626 °E
Latitude: 45.1947 °N
Period: 2002-07-15 - 2018-01-17
Data Points: 621
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 23.59 m / 32.19 m / 28.23 m
Height Variations: 8.59 m
Last Update: 2018-01-20 08:24:44
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 0212, 0797
Jason-1 (EM) 107
Jason-2 142*
Jason-3 142*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 142*
SARAL/AltiKa 0212, 0797


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