River Watch Version 3.4 Draft; no calibration to discharge or drainage area performed yet. G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Poor T. De Groeve**
Great Ruaha Center: 39.015  Long. S/N rating: Fair S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 1290 Predicted Flooded Area Tanzania Center: -8.055  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 21359 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 24-May-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 1161 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 43.8 mm 307% (7-day runoff compared to 10 y average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Flood Magnitude: 2.2 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 5589 m3/sec
1999 2024 m3/sec
2000 1184 m3/sec
2001 1022 m3/sec
2002 3686 m3/sec
2003 1140 m3/sec
2004 671 m3/sec
2005 685 m3/sec
2006 828 m3/sec
2007 789 m3/sec
2008 902 m3/sec
2009 1210 m3/sec
2010 1531 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 589 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 1079 m3/sec