River Watch Version 2 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry T. De Groeve**
DFO Site Number Site 1102 (Peru) Ica Center: -71.234  Long. S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1093 River Center: -2.385  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
Peru 50669 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 31-Dec-14 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Average Discharge: 1576 m3/sec Status: 1 (1, low flow; 2, normal flow; 3, moderate flood; 4, major flood, r >5 yr) *CSDMS/INSTAAR, University of Colorado
7-day Runoff 23.30 mm 65% (7-day runoff compared to 10 yr average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Recent Record Technical Summary ***University of Alabama
****Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California
Sensors: AMSR-E, AMSR-2, TRMM
Annual Maximum Discharge
1998 6079 m3/sec
1999 7214 m3/sec
2000 6228 m3/sec
2001 5414 m3/sec
2002 5241 m3/sec
2003 5210 m3/sec
2004 5140 m3/sec
2005 5892 m3/sec
2006 5719 m3/sec
2007 5515 m3/sec
2008 5668 m3/sec
2009 4726 m3/sec
2010 4634 m3/sec
Notes: 15-day Centered Moving Average is applied 2011 4574 m3/sec
Complete record 200% noise filter applied (see technical summary) 2012 4927 m3/sec