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: 19.1831 °E
Latitude: 1.5898 °N
Period: 2002-05-25 - 2016-06-28
Data Points: 117
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 317.51 m / 321.31 m / 319.11 m
Height Variations: 3.81 m
Last Update: 2017-06-28 11:12:55
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 0343*
SARAL/AltiKa 0343*


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