Amazon, River South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -53.8626 °E
Latitude: -1.9621 °N
Period: 2002-03-14 - 2018-02-22
Data Points: 745
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 1.22 m / 10.12 m / 5.10 m
Height Variations: 8.89 m
Last Update: 2018-02-24 04:43:48
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-2 050*
Jason-3 050*
Jason-3 (IGDR) 050*


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