Congo, River Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

General Info

Target Name: Congo, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Target Type: River
Basin: Congo
Longitude: 21.2412 °E
Latitude: 2.0499 °N
Period: 2002-06-05 - 2018-01-14
Data Points: 669
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 335.49 m / 339.33 m / 337.23 m
Height Variations: 3.84 m
Last Update: 2018-01-16 10:47:10
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-2 070*
Jason-3 070*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 070*


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