Meta Data

(Update 21-Nov-2017 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2014-07-18 10:59:24
DATE_UPDATE 2014-07-18 10:59:24
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 3900106
PTT 23253
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 14281
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1/44
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V1.0; SBE601 02Jan03
MANUAL_VERSION V1.0
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2179
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 2000010
DAC_FORMAT_ID SOLO_TS12
WMO_INST_TYPE 851
PROJECT_NAME US ARGO PROJECT
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME DEAN ROEMMICH
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Lithium
BATTERY_PACKS 1 CPU (sn=1015); 4 PUMP (sn=3073 3074 3075 3076);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY SOLO HC12 V4.2
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 4070
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2005-08-06 10:49:38
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -0.995
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -109.954
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2005-08-06 10:49:38
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2005-08-06 10:49:38
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Ka'imimoana
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID n/a
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2005-08-06 10:49:38
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER AMETEK
SENSOR_MODEL PAINE_3000PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2657714279
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.5
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 256
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.5
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 256
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 1.5%
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.01 dbar
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 psu
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 psu
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degC (ITS-90)
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 degC
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 degC
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 = -7.090680E+00 PA1 = 1.414424E-01 PA2 = 1.447962E-08 PTCA0 = 5.358584E+01 PTCA1 = -2.383576E+00 PTCA2 = 6.594230E-03 PTCB0 = 1.003543E+02 PTCB1 = 1.755420E-02 PTCB2 = -2.451049E-04 PTHA0 = 5.643217E+01 PTHA1 = -5.429547E-02 PTHA2 = 1.248961E-05 POFFSET = 0.000000E+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 21 03 2003
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+delta*t+epsilon*p) Siemens/meter;t=temperature[degC];p=pressure[dbar];delta=CTcor;epsilon=CPcor;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT G = -9.962568E-01 H = 1.426183E-01 I = -1.763476E-04 J = 3.372370E-05 CPCOR = -9.570001E-08 CTCOR = 3.250000E-06 WBOTC = 1.991600E-05
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Conductivity Calibration Date 21 03 2003
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION Temperature (ITS-90) = 1/{a0+a1[ln(n)]+a2[ln^2(n)]+a3[ln^3(n)]}-273.15 (oC);
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT TA0 =
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1008
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 900
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.29
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1008
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 900
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.29
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none