Orinoco, River South America, Colombia

General Info

Target Name: Orinoco, River
Continent: South America
Country: Colombia
Target Type: River
Basin: Orinoco
Longitude: -67.4693 °E
Latitude: 6.1778 °N
Period: 2002-07-09 - 2016-06-02
Data Points: 117
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 35.53 m / 48.98 m / 42.85 m
Height Variations: 13.45 m
Last Update: 2016-07-12 06:15:26
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 0622*
SARAL/AltiKa 0622*
SARAL/AltiKa (IGDR) 0622*


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