Purus, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Purus, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -64.6425 °E
Latitude: -7.1402 °N
Period: 2002-08-01 - 2016-06-25
Data Points: 222
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 40.82 m / 57.95 m / 49.82 m
Height Variations: 17.13 m
Last Update: 2016-11-17 23:04:23
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 0278*
SARAL/AltiKa 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