Meta Data

(Update 21-Sep-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-07-01 16:45:13
DATE_UPDATE 2015-07-01 16:45:13
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 2900730
PTT 41227
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02495
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401646690
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 061107
MANUAL_VERSION 02/07/08
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 3755
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001067
DAC_FORMAT_ID A12
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME Argo eq. TU
DATA_CENTRE JA
PI_NAME Toshio Suga
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF9a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 5404
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER Toshio Suga
OPERATING_INSTITUTION TU
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2008-06-18 04:58:32
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 37.9939
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 144.9981
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2008-06-18 04:58:32
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2008-06-18 04:58:32
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Wakatakamaru
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID WK0803
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID C12
END_MISSION_DATE 2008-06-18 04:58:32
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2606446
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41_IDO_V2.0
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4031
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41_IDO_V2.0
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4031
SENSOR IDO_DOXY
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE43I
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 0292
Float parameter information
PARAMETER DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR IDO_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS micromole/kg
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 2% of saturation
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 1 micromole/L
PARAMETER FREQUENCY_DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR IDO_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS Hz
PARAMETER_ACCURACY none
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 1
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 Oxygen (ml/l) = Soc*(FREQUENCY DOXY+Foffset) * (1.0+A*T+B*T^2+C*T^3)*OxSat(T,S)*exp{E*P/(T+273.15)}; T=TEMP, P=PRES, S=SAL, Oxsat=oxygen_saturation_function[Garcia and Gordon (1992)]; DOXY[micromole/kg]=44660*O2 [ml/L]/rho0; rho0=potential density [kg/L]
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT SOC=1.219900e-04, FOFFSET=-3.334979e+03, A=-2.918800e-03, B=2.005700e-04, C=-3.388200e-06, E=4.610000e-02, TAU_20=5.130000e+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT DOXY is calculated on shore from FREQUENCY_DOXY and float measurements of TEMP, PSAL, and PRES; Calibrated on 14/Dec/2007
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT none
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=-2.615987e+00, PA1=1.379641e-01, PA2=-3.626723e-08, PTCA0=5.234024e+01, PTCA1=-6.042475e-01, PTCA2=-8.289442e-03, PTCB0=2.604088e+01, PTCB1=-2.025000e-03, PTCB2=.000000e+00, PTHA0=-6.990877e+01, PTHA1=4.542811e-02, PTHA2=9.521272e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 19/Dec/200
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 72
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 500
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 500
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 52
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 18
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 1.543
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 52.457
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 10
CONFIG_DownTimeExpiryTimeOfDay_minutes 20
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 226
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 96
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 121
CONFIG_LoggingVerbosity_NUMBER 2
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 22
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 72
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 500
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 500
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 52
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 18
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 1.543
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 52.457
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 10
CONFIG_DownTimeExpiryTimeOfDay_minutes 20
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 226
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 96
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 121
CONFIG_LoggingVerbosity_NUMBER 2
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 22
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none