Amazon, River - Arara South America, Peru

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River - Arara
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -70.1201 °E
Latitude: -4.0441 °N
Period: 2002-07-14 - 2015-01-30
Data Points: 323
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 58.40 m / 71.67 m / 66.29 m
Height Variations: 13.26 m
Last Update: 2015-07-23 09:24:17
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 0751*
Jason-2 102*
SARAL/AltiKa 0751*


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