Niger, River Africa, Nigeria

General Info

Target Name: Niger, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: 6.7218 °E
Latitude: 5.9808 °N
Period: 2002-05-14 - 2016-05-13
Data Points: 222
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 12.16 m / 20.21 m / 15.13 m
Height Variations: 8.05 m
Last Update: 2017-01-29 23:56:43
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 0029*
SARAL/AltiKa 0029*


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