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Water level of rivers and lakes by satellite altimetry

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Water level

Water level obtained with satellite altimetry

altimetry processing currently is : active help on altimetry

Surface variation

Surface variation observed with optical and radar imagery.

Volume variation

Water level and surface variations are combined to estimate

the total volume variation

External data

In Situ measurments are unavailable on Hydrolare website.


Image below shows Lake Angostura in color composition.

Legend :

jason 1 and jason 2Jason 1&2

topex poseidonTopex/Poseidon

envisatEnvisat & ERS

gfoGFO

Water level

Click-here- to download time serie's values in text format.

Water level reference is GRACE GGM02C Legos CTOH website


When you use our data the appropriate citation is :

"Surface monitoring by satellite altimetry"  pdf


Learn more about satellite availability and our processing chain.

Bibliography and references

J-F. Crétaux , W. Jelinski , S. Calmant , A. Kouraev , V. Vuglinski , M. Bergé Nguyen , M-C. Gennero , F. Nino, R. Abarca Del Rio , A. Cazenave , P. Maisongrande, SOLS: A Lake database to monitor in Near Real Time water level and storage variations from remote sensing data, J. Adv. Space Res. (2011), doi:10.1016/j.asr.2011.01.004

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