Madeira, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Madeira, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -61.7604 °E
Latitude: -6.0903 °N
Period: 2002-08-19 - 2016-06-08
Data Points: 164
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 21.58 m / 39.06 m / 30.11 m
Height Variations: 17.48 m
Last Update: 2017-08-03 12:40:58
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 0779*
SARAL/AltiKa 0779*


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