Balaton, Lake Europe, Hungary

General Info

Target Name: Balaton, Lake
Continent: Europe
Country: Hungary
Target Type: Lake
Basin: Danube
Longitude: 17.7182 °E
Latitude: 46.8470 °N
Period: 2008-08-14 - 2018-01-15
Data Points: 570
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 103.88 m / 105.43 m / 104.68 m
Height Variations: 1.56 m
Last Update: 2018-01-17 02:58:39
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.
Jason-2 094*
Jason-3 094*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 094*


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