River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Good T. De Groeve**
Orinoco Center: -62.144  Long. S/N rating: Poor S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 141 Predicted Flooded Area Venezuela Center: 8.684  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 811659 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 23-Sep-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 65680 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 54.6 mm 158% (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 84920 m3/sec
1999 76256 m3/sec
2000 76313 m3/sec
2001 65340 m3/sec
2002 68452 m3/sec
2003 73842 m3/sec
2004 67109 m3/sec
2005 57993 m3/sec
2006 72434 m3/sec
2007 67315 m3/sec
2008 51139 m3/sec
2009 64470 m3/sec
2010 84740 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 93617 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 74163 m3/sec