Amazon, River South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -58.1328 °E
Latitude: -2.9644 °N
Period: 2002-07-06 - 2016-07-04
Data Points: 233
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 7.17 m / 18.39 m / 13.35 m
Height Variations: 11.22 m
Last Update: 2018-01-18 04:12:26
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.
Envisat 0521*
SARAL/AltiKa 0521*


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