Amazon, River - Urucará South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River - Urucará
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -57.5507 °E
Latitude: -2.3703 °N
Period: 2002-07-22 - 2016-06-15
Data Points: 194
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 6.23 m / 16.80 m / 12.74 m
Height Variations: 10.56 m
Last Update: 2017-05-24 08:20:12
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 0979*
SARAL/AltiKa 0979*


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