Madeira, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Madeira, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -59.9190 °E
Latitude: -4.6485 °N
Period: 2002-11-10 - 2016-06-21
Data Points: 226
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 11.70 m / 26.23 m / 19.69 m
Height Variations: 14.53 m
Last Update: 2017-06-20 14:44:01
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 0149*
SARAL/AltiKa 0149*


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