Albert, Lake

General Info

Target Name: Albert, Lake
Continent: Africa
Target Type: Lake
Longitude: 30.9210 °E
Latitude: 1.6807 °N
Period: 2002-07-10 - 2012-03-01
Data Points: 435
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 620.61 m / 622.57 m / 621.46 m
Height Variations: 1.96 m
Last Update: 2015-03-01 20:23:56
Software-Version: 4.3

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 0657, 0700
Jason-1 (EM) 120, 209
Topex/Poseidon (EM) 209


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