Amazon, River - Monte Alegre South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River - Monte Alegre
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -53.9936 °E
Latitude: -2.1250 °N
Period: 2002-06-27 - 2016-06-25
Data Points: 194
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 3.10 m / 8.62 m / 6.13 m
Height Variations: 5.52 m
Last Update: 2016-12-02 09:34:36
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 0263*
SARAL/AltiKa 0263*


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