Orinoco, River South America, Venezuela

General Info

Target Name: Orinoco, River
Continent: South America
Country: Venezuela
Target Type: River
Basin: Orinoco
Longitude: -66.8491 °E
Latitude: 7.2380 °N
Period: 2002-08-06 - 2015-10-29
Data Points: 104
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 32.19 m / 39.07 m / 35.05 m
Height Variations: 6.88 m
Last Update: 2016-04-07 13:02:17
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 0407*
SARAL/AltiKa 0407*


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