Purus, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Purus, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -64.3874 °E
Latitude: -5.9278 °N
Period: 2002-08-01 - 2010-09-23
Data Points: 75
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 40.24 m / 44.48 m / 41.91 m
Height Variations: 4.25 m
Last Update: 2015-10-13 21:28:26
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 0278*


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