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 2014-07-18 10:59:08
DATE_UPDATE 2014-07-18 10:59:08
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 3900067
PTT 10603
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 00559
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1/38
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V0.1; FSI513 06Aug01
MANUAL_VERSION V0.1
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2098
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 2000001
DAC_FORMAT_ID SOLO_TS1
WMO_INST_TYPE 852
PROJECT_NAME ARGO EQUIVALENT: CONSORTIUM ON THE OCEANS ROLE IN CLIMATE (CORC)
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME RUSS DAVIS
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Lithium
BATTERY_PACKS 1 CPU (sn=993 ); 4 PUMP (sn=2816 2817 2818 2819);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY SOLO HC12 V3.2
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 3147
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2002-03-05 21:22:07
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -1.907
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -95.309
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2002-03-05 21:22:07
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2002-03-05 21:22:07
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Ron Brown
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID n/a
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2002-03-05 21:22:07
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER PAINE
SENSOR_MODEL PAINE_3000PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 191106
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER FSI
SENSOR_MODEL FSI
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1692
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER FSI
SENSOR_MODEL FSI
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1692
Float parameter information
PARAMETER CNDC
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS mho/m
PARAMETER_ACCURACY none
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION none
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY none
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION none
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY none
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION none
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degC (ITS-90)
PARAMETER_ACCURACY none
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION none
Float calibration information
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION Given Ccnts from float; C(mmho/cm) = 32 + Ccnts * CDIV * 4 asal + Tcnts * (bsal + csal * Tcnts); C = COFF + CGAIN * C; C = C * (1 + 7.5e-6 * (CTREF - T) + 1.5e-8 * z(i));
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT CDIV = 0.002; asal = -0.68950E+01; bsal = 0.41138E-02; csal = 0.14391E-05; COFF = 0.000; CGAIN = 1.000; CTREF = 20.000;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT C = COFF + CGAIN * C is a post-calibration equation used for further necessary calibration. The following coefficients are provided by the IDG lab, although there is no documentation on their utility. [FSICOEF 31Aug 1 1692 0.029 33.931 66.682 0.050 0.99480];
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION Given Pcnts from float; P = POFF + PGAIN * Pcnts;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT POFF = 0.9961; PGAIN = -101.0;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION Given Tcnts from float; R (k-ohms) = AT * (BT + Tcnts)/(CT + Tcnts); ln(R) = h1 + h2 * T^-1 + h2 * h3 * T^-3;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT AT = -27.36381; BT = -5877.611; CT = 4356.160; h1 = -11.99547; h2 = 4443.984; h3 = -3617.219;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT n/a
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 938
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 899
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.3
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 234.72
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 938
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 899
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.3
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 234.72
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 938
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 200
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5.78
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.3
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 234.72
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none