Extended Data Fig. 2: Monthly time series of water levels as observed by ICESat-2 (orange) and G-REALM (blue). | Nature

Extended Data Fig. 2: Monthly time series of water levels as observed by ICESat-2 (orange) and G-REALM (blue).

From: Human alteration of global surface water storage variability

Extended Data Fig. 2

ae, The x axis spans the ICESat-2 record (October 2018 to July 2020) and the y axis shows the normalized elevation (elevation − mean elevation over this period), which is required owing to differences in the vertical datum between the two datasets. From top to bottom the lakes are: a, La Grande Rivière Reservoir in Canada (53.788, −74.822): area = 4,054 km2, ICESat-2 range = 5.33 m, G-REALM range = 5.21 m. b, Lago Argentino in Argentina (−50.257, −72.711): area = 2,540 km2, ICESat-2 range = 2.63 m, G-REALM range = 2.51 m. c, Lake Tana in Ethiopia (12.001, 37.336): area = 3,580 km2, ICESat-2 range = 1.99 m, G-REALM range = 1.99 m. d, Lake Chad in central-west Africa (13.094, 14.480): area = 1,358 km2, ICESat-2 range = 1.52 m, G-REALM range = 1.59 m. e, Lake Bankim in Cameroon (6.160, 11.382): area = 137 km2, ICESat-2 range = 7.57 m, G-REALM range = 7.74 m.

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