Niger, River Africa, Mali

General Info

Target Name: Niger, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Mali
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: -8.3001 °E
Latitude: 12.1153 °N
Period: 2002-08-03 - 2016-05-24
Data Points: 193
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 324.13 m / 330.67 m / 326.49 m
Height Variations: 6.54 m
Last Update: 2018-01-18 04:14:24
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 0345*
SARAL/AltiKa 0345*


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