Purus, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Purus, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -64.5038 °E
Latitude: -6.6735 °N
Period: 2002-06-16 - 2014-12-02
Data Points: 86
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 34.00 m / 51.53 m / 43.61 m
Height Variations: 17.53 m
Last Update: 2015-11-11 06:17:58
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 0951*
SARAL/AltiKa 0951*


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