River Watch Version 3.4 G. R. Brakenridge*
Experimental Satellite-Based River Discharge Measurements using passive microwave radiometry Signal/Model agreement: Excellent T. De Groeve**
Zambezi Center: 22.995  Long. S/N rating: Very Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 278 Predicted Flooded Area Zambia Center: -15.345  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 275191 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 22-Apr-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 3622 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 11.5 mm 47% (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 17621 m3/sec
1999 18805 m3/sec
2000 24327 m3/sec
2001 18510 m3/sec
2002 9879 m3/sec
2003 28004 m3/sec
2004 16828 m3/sec
2005 7511 m3/sec
2006 16655 m3/sec
2007 17228 m3/sec
2008 16826 m3/sec
2009 24815 m3/sec
2010 22381 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 19456 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 11878 m3/sec