Benue, River Africa, Nigeria

General Info

Target Name: Benue, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: 8.3475 °E
Latitude: 7.8049 °N
Period: 2002-07-09 - 2016-06-02
Data Points: 232
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 57.90 m / 65.52 m / 60.98 m
Height Variations: 7.62 m
Last Update: 2017-01-25 16:19:13
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 0616*
SARAL/AltiKa 0616*


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