Site ID: 795 Lat. -31.9124 Uruguay Tacuarembo
River: Tacuarembo Trib Long. -55.2771
Site name: Ansina Contributing area: 1976 km2 Ratio to Comparison Station: 0.09
Latest measurement: 30-Nov-09 Mean annual runoff: 553 mm (2003-2007)
Hydrologic status: 4 Major flood Total runoff this year: 414 mm
Latest M/C ratio: 1.46 Seven day total: 1 mm
Estimated current discharge: 1466 m3/sec Percent of mean 7-day total: 18776.6 % (today's value compared to mean for same period, 2003-2007)
Ice-cover determination: 5 yr recurrence flood: 1162 m3/sec (from Log Pearson III analysis)
Status Codes:  1 = Low flow, 2 = Normal flow, 3 = Flood, 4 = Major Flood 1054 m3/sec (from Gumbel Extreme Value analysis)
Comparison Station Information:  Tokwe Confluence D/s C/s (1495240)       Contributing Area: 7280 sq mi 23237 sq km
(Data from this gaging station are used for the calibration to discharge, with an adjustment for different contributing areas)
Notes: Comparison station is placeholder, only; this site is not yet calibrated to actual discharge
Discharge and runoff, based on satellite remote sensing (NASA AMSR-E data)
(For U.S, sites, nearby ground station discharge may also be shown)
2008-Present
2002-Present
Annual  Monthly Total Runoff (mm), computed from above satellite-based discharge data
Runoff
(mm) Jan Feb Mar April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
690 2002 no data no data no data no data no data no data no data 186.2 86.6 230.4 45.4 141.8
406 2003 4.5 4.5 4.5 34.4 225.9 35.9 4.5 18.6 4.4 8.1 55.4 5.7
74 2004 4.5 4.2 4.5 5.3 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.5 23.6 4.5 4.4 4.5
707 2005 3.5 3.9 4.5 4.4 223.2 119.9 4.5 4.5 233.1 94.0 6.8 4.5
188 2006 6.5 4.1 46.6 4.4 4.5 61.5 4.5 47.0 4.4 4.5 0.0 0.0
1391 2007 4.5 4.1 167.2 193.4 125.9 111.2 4.5 302.7 6.3 420.5 46.2 4.8
414 2008 11.6 4.2 20.6 4.4 4.5 85.4 59.1 154.2 57.1 4.5 4.4 4.5
1406 2009 4.5 4.1 4.5 4.4 4.5 25.6 67.3 131.4 137.8 258.0 540.8 223.1
Discharge is estimated directly via a rating equation from the remote sensing data (M/C ratio) shown below.
Explanation:   Green line records upwelling microwave emission from a land parcel (ca 10 km x 10 km) near the river; blue line from a parcel centered over the river.
Brown line is their ratio (M/C; scale on right) and is used to estimate river discharge via a rating equation.
Rating equations are being developed and applied on an individual basis. For calibration status, see "notes" entry, above.
When data above show calibration site values lower than for the measurement site, discharge estimation may not be possible.
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