Purus, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Purus, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -61.5844 °E
Latitude: -4.1500 °N
Period: 2008-07-24 - 2016-09-25
Data Points: 299
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 11.75 m / 29.20 m / 22.47 m
Height Variations: 17.45 m
Last Update: 2017-06-27 08:51:07
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-2 076*
Jason-3 076*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 076*


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