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**
Kafue Center: 27.855  Long. S/N rating: Very Good S. Cohen***
GFDS Site Number 542 Predicted Flooded Area Zambia Center: -13.365  Lat. S.V. Nghiem****
GEE Time Lapse Learn more about this river 21821 sq km WBM contributing area A. J. Kettner*
Last measured: 20-Aug-17 Obtain Data J.P.M. Syvitski*
Discharge: 231 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 7.3 mm 147% (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 2434 m3/sec
1999 2112 m3/sec
2000 1086 m3/sec
2001 3515 m3/sec
2002 1233 m3/sec
2003 2165 m3/sec
2004 1686 m3/sec
2005 973 m3/sec
2006 2337 m3/sec
2007 3202 m3/sec
2008 3176 m3/sec
2009 3451 m3/sec
2010 2943 m3/sec
Notes: 4-day forward moving average is applied. 2011 1394 m3/sec
Low flow threshold is 20th percentile discharge for this day, 2003-2013. 2012 2431 m3/sec