Purus, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Purus, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -66.9229 °E
Latitude: -7.6785 °N
Period: 2002-08-23 - 2015-10-11
Data Points: 83
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 70.10 m / 87.27 m / 77.84 m
Height Variations: 17.16 m
Last Update: 2016-04-11 15:44:57
Software-Version: 4.4

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 0908*
SARAL/AltiKa 0908*


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