Rufiji, River Africa, Tanzania

General Info

Target Name: Rufiji, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Tanzania
Target Type: River
Longitude: 39.0295 °E
Latitude: -8.0248 °N
Period: 2008-07-19 - 2018-01-09
Data Points: 346
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 9.07 m / 14.48 m / 10.80 m
Height Variations: 5.41 m
Last Update: 2018-01-11 08:41:40
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-2 196*
Jason-3 196*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 196*


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