Amazon, River - Parintins South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River - Parintins
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -56.7468 °E
Latitude: -2.6901 °N
Period: 2002-07-03 - 2016-07-01
Data Points: 186
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 5.28 m / 15.25 m / 11.22 m
Height Variations: 9.97 m
Last Update: 2017-05-24 08:18:55
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 0435*
SARAL/AltiKa 0435*


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