Madeira, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Madeira, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -60.6433 °E
Latitude: -5.2802 °N
Period: 2002-08-11 - 2016-05-31
Data Points: 112
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 22.08 m / 29.10 m / 24.66 m
Height Variations: 7.02 m
Last Update: 2016-11-16 17:20:54
Software-Version: 4.4

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 0564*
SARAL/AltiKa 0564*


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