Benue, River Africa, Nigeria

General Info

Target Name: Benue, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: 6.9173 °E
Latitude: 7.8663 °N
Period: 2002-07-12 - 2016-05-01
Data Points: 109
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 35.47 m / 43.59 m / 38.78 m
Height Variations: 8.12 m
Last Update: 2017-01-25 16:01:29
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 0702*
SARAL/AltiKa 0702*


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