Van, Lake Asia, Turkey

General Info

Target Name: Van, Lake
Continent: Asia
Country: Turkey
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 42.9675 °E
Latitude: 38.6255 °N
Period: 2000-01-01 - 2015-11-02
Data Points: 213
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1647.18 m / 1648.87 m / 1648.17 m
Height Variations: 1.69 m
Last Update: 2016-07-28 21:57:17
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.
Envisat 0369*, 0528*
Jason-1 (EM) 118
SARAL/AltiKa 0369*, 0528*
Topex/Poseidon (EM) 118


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