Nile, River Africa, Sudan

General Info

Target Name: Nile, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Sudan
Target Type: River
Basin: Nile
Longitude: 33.7613 °E
Latitude: 18.4150 °N
Period: 2002-07-31 - 2016-04-15
Data Points: 111
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 330.96 m / 339.02 m / 333.48 m
Height Variations: 8.05 m
Last Update: 2018-01-19 03:06:26
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 0242*
SARAL/AltiKa 0242*


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