Amazon, River - Lago Grande de Monte Alegre South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River - Lago Grande de Monte Alegre
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -54.2591 °E
Latitude: -2.4402 °N
Period: 2002-07-30 - 2016-06-23
Data Points: 228
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 3.12 m / 9.59 m / 6.90 m
Height Variations: 6.46 m
Last Update: 2016-12-02 09:53:00
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 0220*
SARAL/AltiKa 0220*


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