Benue, River Africa, Nigeria

General Info

Target Name: Benue, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Nigeria
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: 10.3430 °E
Latitude: 8.6751 °N
Period: 2008-07-25 - 2018-01-15
Data Points: 604
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 99.13 m / 107.36 m / 101.42 m
Height Variations: 8.23 m
Last Update: 2018-01-17 03:24:13
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-2 096*
Jason-3 096*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 096*


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