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: 18.6942 °E
Latitude: 1.2445 °N
Period: 2008-07-21 - 2016-10-02
Data Points: 295
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 312.53 m / 316.38 m / 314.00 m
Height Variations: 3.85 m
Last Update: 2017-06-28 11:15:46
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-2 248*


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