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
Longitude: 17.5486 °E
Latitude: -0.7374 °N
Period: 2002-06-16 - 2014-12-03
Data Points: 102
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 295.91 m / 299.54 m / 297.43 m
Height Variations: 3.63 m
Last Update: 2015-02-24 14:50:04
Software-Version: 4.3

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 0973*
SARAL/AltiKa 0973*


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