Meta Data

(Update 18-Sep-2018 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-06-19 12:05:19
DATE_UPDATE 2015-06-19 12:05:19
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 2900693
PTT 70485
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02147
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401647000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 061305
MANUAL_VERSION n/a
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 3038
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001042
DAC_FORMAT_ID A9
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 3230
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER JAMSTEC
OPERATING_INSTITUTION JAMSTEC
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2011-04-08 00:38:10
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 27.9919
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 164.9792
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2011-04-08 00:38:10
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2011-04-08 00:38:10
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Ryofumaru
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID RF07-06
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID RF-2954
END_MISSION_DATE 2011-04-08 00:38:10
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2317020
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3089
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3089
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=-2.585768e-01, PA1=1.382408e-01, PA2=-3.704134e-08, PTCA0=7.717105e+00, PTCA1=-2.619697e-01, PTCA2=8.009550e-03, PTCB0=2.589250e+01, PTCB1=1.900000e-03, PTCB2=.000000e+00, PTHA0=-5.676030e+01, PTHA1=5.223552e-02, PTHA2=2.217795e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 24/Jul/2006
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=-9.920429e-01, h=1.677507e-01, i=-3.427310e-04, j=5.625692e-05, CPcor=-9.570000e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=1.368490e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 06/Aug/2006
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=-1.001189e-04, a1=3.031782e-04, a2=-4.408009e-06, a3=2.136271e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 06/Aug/2006
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2025
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.25
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 218.75
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 251
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 25
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2025
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.25
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 218.75
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 251
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 25
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none