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: 16.3825 °E
Latitude: -1.9946 °N
Period: 2002-06-19 - 2016-05-14
Data Points: 218
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 284.38 m / 288.91 m / 286.45 m
Height Variations: 4.53 m
Last Update: 2017-11-21 16:21:12
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 0057*
SARAL/AltiKa 0057*


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