Nile, River Africa, Sudan

General Info

Target Name: Nile, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Sudan
Target Type: River
Basin: Nile
Longitude: 33.3049 °E
Latitude: 19.5175 °N
Period: 2002-07-15 - 2016-05-04
Data Points: 108
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 307.10 m / 312.73 m / 308.80 m
Height Variations: 5.63 m
Last Update: 2018-02-25 10:09:31
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 0786*
SARAL/AltiKa 0786*


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