Nile, River Africa, Sudan

General Info

Target Name: Nile, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Sudan
Target Type: River
Basin: Nile
Longitude: 33.0769 °E
Latitude: 16.5152 °N
Period: 2002-05-24 - 2016-05-23
Data Points: 107
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 357.02 m / 364.92 m / 359.77 m
Height Variations: 7.90 m
Last Update: 2017-07-04 13:59:21
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.
Envisat 0313*
SARAL/AltiKa 0313*


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