Amazon, River - Prainha South America, Brazil

Rio Amazonas, Amazonas

General Info

Target Name: Amazon, River - Prainha
Continent: South America
Country: Brazil
Target Type: River
Basin: Amazon
Longitude: -53.4142 °E
Latitude: -1.7848 °N
Period: 2002-07-11 - 2016-06-04
Data Points: 352
Min./Max./Avg. Height: 2.10 m / 7.63 m / 5.26 m
Height Variations: 5.52 m
Last Update: 2017-05-18 13:20:12
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 0678*
SARAL/AltiKa 0678*


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