River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Fair T. De Groeve**
Orinoco Center: -63.4940  Long. S/N rating: Poor S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 100088 Predicted Flooded Area Venezuela Center: 8.1440  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 808724 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 25-Jul-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 67558 m3/sec Status: 3 (1, low; 2, normal flow; 3, moderate flood, r >1.5 y; 4, major flood, r >5 y) *CSDMS/INSTAAR, University of Colorado
7-day Runoff 45.3 mm 148% (7-day runoff compared to 10 y average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Flood Magnitude: 1.6 Scale of 0-10 Flood Magnitude Defined Technical Summary ***University of Alabama
****Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California
Sensors: TRMM, AMSR-E, AMSR-2, GPM
Annual Maximum Discharge
1998 91535 m3/sec
1999 72586 m3/sec
2000 64855 m3/sec
2001 56234 m3/sec
2002 60794 m3/sec
2003 68660 m3/sec
2004 65398 m3/sec
2005 52282 m3/sec
2006 67546 m3/sec
2007 58380 m3/sec
2008 52700 m3/sec
2009 48470 m3/sec
2010 55969 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 55288 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 69595 m3/sec