Niger, River Africa, Mali

General Info

Target Name: Niger, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Mali
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: -2.8852 °E
Latitude: 16.6652 °N
Period: 2002-07-03 - 2016-02-13
Data Points: 215
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 256.03 m / 261.00 m / 258.44 m
Height Variations: 4.97 m
Last Update: 2017-02-03 02:18:44
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 0459*
SARAL/AltiKa 0459*


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