Nile, River Africa, Sudan

General Info

Target Name: Nile, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Sudan
Target Type: River
Basin: Nile
Longitude: 32.8690 °E
Latitude: 16.5050 °N
Period: 2008-07-12 - 2018-01-12
Data Points: 343
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 360.00 m / 367.27 m / 362.32 m
Height Variations: 7.28 m
Last Update: 2018-01-14 04:06:37
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-2 018*
Jason-3 018*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 018*


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