Meta Data

(Update 25-May-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2019-08-26 07:15:14
DATE_UPDATE 2019-08-26 07:15:14
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 2900548
PTT 030280
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02962
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401650000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 070204
MANUAL_VERSION 1015
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 1602
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001016
DAC_FORMAT_ID A3
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME Argo eq. HNFRI
DATA_CENTRE JA
PI_NAME Akira Kusaka
ANOMALY PARKING_DENSITY = 26.700 (sigma-theta)
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF8
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER n/a
OPERATING_INSTITUTION none
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2011-05-22 11:15:45
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 42.2505
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 145.13167
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2011-05-22 11:15:45
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2011-05-22 11:15:45
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM WAKATAKA MARU
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID WK0507
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID A04
END_MISSION_DATE 2011-05-22 11:15:45
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1577
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1577
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1577
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 pressure (psia) = pa0 + pa1*n + pa2*n^2 where n= (output - ptca0 - ptca1*t - ptca2*t^2 )*ptcb0/(ptcb0 + ptcb1*t + ptcb2*t^2) where t = ptha0 + ptha1*y + ptha2*y^2 where y = thermistor output
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT PA0=-1.089854e-01 PA1=1.369696e-01 PA2=-3.768128e-08 PTHA0=-6.441133e+01 PTHA1=5.371593e-02 PTHA2=-1.056297e-06 PTCA0=-8.248865e+01 PTCA1=-7.019013e-02 PTCA2=1.543962e-03 PTCB0=2.511650e+01 PTCB1=1.100000e-03 PTCB2=0.000000e+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT calibrated at 2004/04/30
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION PSS 1978:C(35,15,0)=4.2914 Siemens/meter, Conductivity = (g + hf^2 + if^3 + jf^4)/(1 + CTcor t + CPcor p) where f= output * sqrt(1.0 + WBOTC * t )/1000.
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT g=-1.031494e+00 h=1.335228e-01 i=-1.446095e-04 j=2.988074e-05 CPcor=-9.5700e-08 CTcor=3.2500e-06 WBOTC=-6.5300e-06
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT calibrated at 2004/05/07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION Temperature ITS-90 = 1/{a0 + a1[ln(n)] + a2[ln^2(n)] + a3[ln^3(n)]} -273.15
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT a0=2.021469e-05 a1=2.715189e-04 a2=-1.940488e-06 a3=1.463221e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT calibrated at 2004/05/07
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 3.704
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 224
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_ParkSamplingPeriod_hours 1.5
CONFIG_ParkSamplingPeriodSecondary_hours 6
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 216.75
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1200
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 60
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 16
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 3.704
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 224
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_ParkSamplingPeriod_hours 1.5
CONFIG_ParkSamplingPeriodSecondary_hours 6
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 216.75
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1200
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 60
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 16
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none