Purus, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Purus, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -62.7282 °E
Latitude: -4.9715 °N
Period: 2002-07-29 - 2010-09-20
Data Points: 81
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 18.56 m / 31.65 m / 24.74 m
Height Variations: 13.10 m
Last Update: 2015-11-06 23:46:33
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 0192*


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