Niger, River Africa, Mali

General Info

Target Name: Niger, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Mali
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: -2.5662 °E
Latitude: 16.7248 °N
Period: 2002-07-01 - 2016-06-29
Data Points: 198
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 255.09 m / 260.11 m / 257.96 m
Height Variations: 5.02 m
Last Update: 2017-02-05 15:37:23
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 0388*
SARAL/AltiKa 0388*


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