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**
Sao Francisco Center: -42.614  Long. S/N rating: Fair S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 22 Predicted Flooded Area Brazil Center: -10.575  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 422812 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 29-Mar-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 925 m3/sec Status: 1 (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 1.3 mm 19% (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 30246 m3/sec
1999 39300 m3/sec
2000 18872 m3/sec
2001 4834 m3/sec
2002 9615 m3/sec
2003 11558 m3/sec
2004 38802 m3/sec
2005 21922 m3/sec
2006 30268 m3/sec
2007 31012 m3/sec
2008 6882 m3/sec
2009 16242 m3/sec
2010 13110 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 16831 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 43840 m3/sec