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: -71.6145 °E
Latitude: -3.7645 °N
Period: 2002-06-12 - 2016-06-10
Data Points: 114
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 68.10 m / 79.40 m / 74.41 m
Height Variations: 11.30 m
Last Update: 2016-07-29 09:42:35
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 0837*
SARAL/AltiKa 0837*
SARAL/AltiKa (IGDR) 0837*


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