Orinoco, River South America, Venezuela

General Info

Target Name: Orinoco, River
Continent: South America
Country: Venezuela
Target Type: River
Basin: Orinoco
Longitude: -62.1477 °E
Latitude: 8.6946 °N
Period: 2002-07-09 - 2016-06-02
Data Points: 100
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 0.93 m / 8.62 m / 4.64 m
Height Variations: 7.68 m
Last Update: 2017-05-23 21:50:32
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 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