Amazon, River South America, Peru

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -72.3604 °E
Latitude: -3.5651 °N
Period: 2002-07-01 - 2016-06-29
Data Points: 175
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 72.78 m / 84.74 m / 79.46 m
Height Variations: 11.96 m
Last Update: 2017-03-20 20:57:28
Software-Version: 5.1

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 0379*
SARAL/AltiKa 0379*


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