Benue, River Africa, Nigeria
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General Info

Target Name: Benue, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: 9.8826 °E
Latitude: 8.2750 °N
Period: 2002-07-06 - 2016-05-30
Data Points: 230
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 86.70 m / 93.37 m / 89.18 m
Height Variations: 6.67 m
Last Update: 2017-01-29 23:39:00
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 0530*
SARAL/AltiKa 0530*


Reference

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