São Francisco, River South America, Brazil

General Info

Target Name: São Francisco, River
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Sao Francisco
Longitude: -44.2526 °E
Latitude: -15.4300 °N
Period: 2002-08-07 - 2016-05-27
Data Points: 88
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 444.02 m / 452.42 m / 446.53 m
Height Variations: 8.41 m
Last Update: 2018-02-25 10:06:13
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 0448*
SARAL/AltiKa 0448*


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