Niger, River Africa, Guinea

General Info

Target Name: Niger, River
Continent: Africa
Country: Guinea
Target Type: River
Basin: Niger
Longitude: -10.6503 °E
Latitude: 9.6253 °N
Period: 2002-08-01 - 2016-05-21
Data Points: 108
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 443.43 m / 447.58 m / 445.34 m
Height Variations: 4.15 m
Last Update: 2017-04-21 09:47:18
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 0274*
SARAL/AltiKa 0274*


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