Meta Data

(Update 23-Sep-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-06-15 01:25:13
DATE_UPDATE 2015-06-15 01:25:13
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 1900477
PTT 24037
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02147
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401649000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 013004
MANUAL_VERSION 021804
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 1696
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001021
DAC_FORMAT_ID A5
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME J-ARGO
DATA_CENTRE JA
PI_NAME JAMSTEC
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF8c
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 1926
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER JAMSTEC
OPERATING_INSTITUTION JAMSTEC
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2008-11-12 02:17:03
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -42.5019
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 21.5822
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2008-11-12 02:17:03
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2008-11-12 02:17:03
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Umitakamaru
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID UM015
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2008-11-12 02:17:03
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 6588
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1770
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1770
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS decibar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 2.4
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.1
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.005
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.001
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degree_Celsius
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.001
Float calibration information
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION y = thermistor output; t = PTHA0 + PTHA1 * y + PTHA2 * y^2; x = pressure output - PTCA0 - PTCA1 * t - PTCA2 * t^2; n = x * PTCB0 / (PTCB0 + PTCB1 * t + PTCB2 * t^2); pressure (psia) = PA0 + PA1 * n + PA2 * n^2;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT PA0=-3.554962e-01, PA1=1.368784e-01, PA2=-3.599921e-08, PTHA0=-6.578402e+01, PTHA1=5.143510e-02, PTHA2=-4.469046e-07, PTCA0=-1.303232e+02, PTCA1=-9.262596e-02, PTCA2=-9.688498e-04, PTCB0=2.508188e+01, PTCB1=-2.250000e-04, PTCB2=.000000e+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 24/Jul/2004
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION f = INST FREQ * sqrt(1.0 + WBOTC * t) / 1000.0; Conductivity = (g + h * f^2+ i * f^3 + j * f^4) / (1 + d * t + e * p) Siemens / meter; t = temperature[degree C]; p = pressure[decibars]; d = CTcor; e = CPcor;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT g=-1.041229e+00, h=1.275160e-01, i=-1.086111e-04, j=2.464411e-05, CPcor=-9.570000e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=-1.212132e-05
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 05/Aug/2004
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION Temperature ITS-90 = 1/{a0 + a1[ln(n)] + a2[ln^2(n)] + a3[ln^3(n)]} - 273.15 (degree C); n = instrument output;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT a0=-2.131916e-05, a1=2.812735e-04, a2=-2.705873e-06, a3=1.669014e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 05/Aug/2004
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 218.827
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 248
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 218.827
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 248
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none