Madre de Dios, River South America, Peru

General Info

Target Name: Madre de Dios, River
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -68.9318 °E
Latitude: -12.5385 °N
Period: 2002-08-02 - 2016-06-26
Data Points: 163
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 162.19 m / 172.86 m / 166.21 m
Height Variations: 10.67 m
Last Update: 2017-01-30 00:34:21
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 0293*
SARAL/AltiKa 0293*


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