Benue, River Africa, Nigeria

General Info

Target Name: Benue, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: 11.0566 °E
Latitude: 9.1137 °N
Period: 2002-07-30 - 2016-05-20
Data Points: 221
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 115.03 m / 121.60 m / 116.97 m
Height Variations: 6.58 m
Last Update: 2017-01-29 23:48:59
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 0229*
SARAL/AltiKa 0229*


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