Amazon, River - Óbidos South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River - Óbidos
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Longitude: -55.4363 °E
Latitude: -2.1375 °N
Period: 2002-05-26 - 2014-11-11
Data Points: 94
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 4.98 m / 12.05 m / 8.59 m
Height Variations: 7.07 m
Last Update: 2015-03-02 20:25:32
Software-Version: 4.3

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 0349*
SARAL/AltiKa 0349*


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