Madeira, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: Madeira, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -59.3353 °E
Latitude: -4.0553 °N
Period: 2002-07-09 - 2016-06-02
Data Points: 115
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 9.33 m / 22.83 m / 17.52 m
Height Variations: 13.50 m
Last Update: 2017-05-24 08:20:39
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 0607*
SARAL/AltiKa 0607*


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