River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Poor T. De Groeve**
Niger Center: 5.175  Long. S/N rating: Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1432 Predicted Flooded Area Nigeria Center: 9.044  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 2016476 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 26-Apr-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 1891 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 0.9 mm 134% (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 53819 m3/sec
1999 71769 m3/sec
2000 6487 m3/sec
2001 13731 m3/sec
2002 7888 m3/sec
2003 31065 m3/sec
2004 7435 m3/sec
2005 3397 m3/sec
2006 3874 m3/sec
2007 7672 m3/sec
2008 35750 m3/sec
2009 3994 m3/sec
2010 29670 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 4246 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 24282 m3/sec