Niger, River Africa, Guinea

General Info

Target Name: Niger, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Guinea
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: -10.6697 °E
Latitude: 9.8700 °N
Period: 2002-07-05 - 2016-03-21
Data Points: 205
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 424.22 m / 429.88 m / 426.39 m
Height Variations: 5.66 m
Last Update: 2017-01-25 15:18:59
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 0517*
SARAL/AltiKa 0517*


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