Amazon, River South America, Peru

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -71.7355 °E
Latitude: -3.4513 °N
Period: 2002-07-31 - 2016-06-24
Data Points: 274
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 69.92 m / 80.87 m / 75.81 m
Height Variations: 10.95 m
Last Update: 2017-03-20 21:10:25
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 0250*
SARAL/AltiKa 0250*


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