River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Very Good T. De Groeve**
Orinoco Center: -66.644  Long. S/N rating: Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 137 Predicted Flooded Area Venezuela Center: 7.334  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 517338 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 20-Sep-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 43601 m3/sec Status: 2 (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 57.4 mm 109% (7-day runoff compared to 10 y average for this date, 2003-2012) **Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
Flood Magnitude: 0.0 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 71215 m3/sec
1999 56094 m3/sec
2000 52149 m3/sec
2001 40301 m3/sec
2002 64810 m3/sec
2003 59880 m3/sec
2004 56793 m3/sec
2005 46970 m3/sec
2006 58288 m3/sec
2007 59694 m3/sec
2008 58587 m3/sec
2009 47028 m3/sec
2010 53583 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 53058 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 60038 m3/sec