Benue, River Africa, Nigeria

General Info

Target Name: Benue, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: 7.7539 °E
Latitude: 8.0052 °N
Period: 2008-07-12 - 2018-02-20
Data Points: 598
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 48.48 m / 57.19 m / 51.25 m
Height Variations: 8.71 m
Last Update: 2018-02-23 07:38:02
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.
Jason-2 020*
Jason-3 020*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 020*


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