Meta Data

(Update 18-Jan-2021 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-07-01 20:05:15
DATE_UPDATE 2015-07-01 20:05:15
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 2900926
PTT 41550
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02495
TRANS_FREQUENCY n/a
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 012208
MANUAL_VERSION 02/26/08
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 3759
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001068
DAC_FORMAT_ID A13
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 5408
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 2010-02-25 15:18:31
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 40.0117
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 164.99
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2010-02-25 15:18:31
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2010-02-25 15:18:31
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Keifumaru
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID KS08-06
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID KS2156
END_MISSION_DATE 2010-02-25 15:18:31
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2479853
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41_V2.6
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3806
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41_V2.6
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3806
SENSOR OPTODE_DOXY
SENSOR_MAKER AANDERAA
SENSOR_MODEL AANDERAA_OPTODE_3830
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 890
Float parameter information
PARAMETER BPHASE_DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR OPTODE_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS degree
PARAMETER_ACCURACY none
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.01
PARAMETER DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR OPTODE_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS micromole/kg
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 8micromole/L or 5%
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 1 micromole/L
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
PARAMETER TEMP_DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR OPTODE_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS degree_Celsius
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.05
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.01
Float calibration information
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION UNCAL_PHASE = BPHASE_DOXY-RPHASE_DOXY; DPHASE= PhaseCoef0 + PhaseCoef1*UNCAL_PHASE + PhaseCoef2*UNCAL_PHASE^2 + PhaseCoef3*UNCAL_PHASE^3; MOLAR_DOXY=C0+C1.DPHASE+C2.DPHASE^2+C3.DPHASE^3+C4.DPHASE^4; Ci=Ci0+Ci1.TEMP+Ci2.TEMP^2+Ci3.TEMP^3 ; O2c= MOLAR_DOXY exp[ (PSAL-Sref) (B0+B1Ts+B2Ts^2+B3Ts^3)+C0(PSAL^2-Sref^2)]; DO=O2c [1+ Pcoef * PRES/1000]; Ts=ln[(298.15-TEMP)/(273.15+TEMP)]; DOXY[micromole/kg]=DO/rho0 ; rho0= potential density [kg/L] calculated from CTD data;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT P0=-1.957360e+00, P1=1.129550e+00, P2=.000000e+00, P3=.000000e+00, C00=4.602620e+03, C01=-1.563520e+02, C02=3.110020e+00, C03=-2.632890e-02, C10=-2.565490e+02, C11=7.841260e+00, C12=-1.556600e-01, C13=1.323440e-03, C20=5.797140e+00, C21=-1.582650e-01, C22=3.175700e-03, C23=-2.714860e-05, C30=-6.109160e-02, C31=1.486600e-03, C32=-3.058300e-05, C33=2.621730e-07, C40=2.464530e-04, C41=-5.324220e-06, C42=1.139450e-07, C43=-9.730740e-10, S0=.000000e+00; Sref=0; RPHASE_DOXY=0; B0=-6.24097e-3; B1=-6.93498e-3; B2=-6.90358e-3; B3=-4.29155e-3; C0=-3.11680e-7; Pcoef=0.032
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT DOXY is calculated at DAC level from BPHASE. Pressure and salinity compensation are estimated and DOXY is converted from micromole/L to micromole/kg; see TD218 operating manual oxygen optode 3830, 3835, 3930, 3975, 4130, 4175; Calibrated on 21/Jun/2007
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=2.635481e-01, PA1=1.379243e-01, PA2=-3.665428e-08, PTCA0=3.451007e+01, PTCA1=1.393062e-01, PTCA2=-2.371468e-03, PTCB0=2.607263e+01, PTCB1=5.250000e-04, PTCB2=.000000e+00, PTHA0=-6.395188e+01, PTHA1=5.477546e-02, PTHA2=-7.087905e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 24/Oct/2007
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=-9.917047e-01, h=1.474113e-01, i=-3.031179e-04, j=4.556365e-05, CPcor=-9.570000e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=-5.772884e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 30/Oct/2007
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=5.104920e-05, a1=2.722342e-04, a2=-2.193433e-06, a3=1.476040e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 30/Oct/2007
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION TEMP_DOXY=T0+T1*RawTemp+T2*RawTemp^2+T3*RawTemp^3; with RawTemp=voltage from thermistor bridge (mV)
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT T0=2.242150e+01, T1=-3.170400e-02, T2=2.940110e-06, T3=-4.171950e-09
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT optode temperature, see TD218 operating manual oxygen optode 3830, 3835, 3930, 3975, 4130, 4175; Calibrated on 21/Jun/2007
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 72
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 55
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 17
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 4.63
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 50.37
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 38
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 226
CONFIG_PistonFullRetraction_COUNT 9
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 96
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 120
CONFIG_LoggingVerbosity_NUMBER 2
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 22
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 72
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 55
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 17
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 4.63
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 50.37
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 38
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 226
CONFIG_PistonFullRetraction_COUNT 9
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 96
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 120
CONFIG_LoggingVerbosity_NUMBER 2
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 22
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none