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: -56.5036 °E
Latitude: -2.5048 °N
Period: 2002-01-24 - 2017-09-13
Data Points: 726
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 6.27 m / 14.82 m / 10.96 m
Height Variations: 8.55 m
Last Update: 2017-09-15 15:48:23
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.
Jason-1 228*
Jason-2 228*
Jason-3 228*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 228*
Topex/Poseidon 228


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