Niger, River Africa, Mali

General Info

Target Name: Niger, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Mali
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: -1.5247 °E
Latitude: 17.0107 °N
Period: 2002-05-26 - 2015-10-28
Data Points: 104
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 254.04 m / 258.41 m / 256.28 m
Height Variations: 4.36 m
Last Update: 2016-05-10 16:44:17
Software-Version: 4.4

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 0373*
SARAL/AltiKa 0373*


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