River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Fair T. De Groeve**
Niger Center: 4.095  Long. S/N rating: Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1419 Predicted Flooded Area Nigeria Center: 11.474  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 1754725 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 21-Aug-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 5923 m3/sec Status: 2 (1, low; 2, normal flow; 3, moderate flood, r >1.5 y; 4, major flood, r >5 y) *CSDMS/INSTAAR, University of Colorado
7-day Runoff 1.7 mm 148% (7-day runoff compared to 10 y average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Flood Magnitude: 0.0 Scale of 0-10 Flood Magnitude Defined Technical Summary ***University of Alabama
****Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California
Sensors: TRMM, AMSR-E, AMSR-2, GPM
Annual Maximum Discharge
1998 16509 m3/sec
1999 12797 m3/sec
2000 7321 m3/sec
2001 8232 m3/sec
2002 8073 m3/sec
2003 12666 m3/sec
2004 6447 m3/sec
2005 6199 m3/sec
2006 6456 m3/sec
2007 7744 m3/sec
2008 7147 m3/sec
2009 9491 m3/sec
2010 15176 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 5248 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 11468 m3/sec