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 2014-07-18 12:08:12
DATE_UPDATE 2014-07-18 12:08:12
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 3900449
PTT 54474
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 14281
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1/38
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V1.1; SBE601 15Oct04
MANUAL_VERSION V1.1
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2460
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 2000011
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=1338); 4 PUMP (sn=4251 4252 4253 4254);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY SOLO HC12 V4.2
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 4246
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2011-01-22 19:28:12
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -50.02
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -112.008
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2011-01-22 19:28:12
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2011-01-22 19:28:12
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Palmer
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID NBP0507
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2011-01-22 19:28:12
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 6745
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.7
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 934
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.7
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 934
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 = -1.313181E-01 PA1 = 1.402184E-01 PA2 = -3.863959E-08 PTCA0 = -1.011045E+02 PTCA1 = 3.070265E-02 PTCA2 = -3.106187E-03 PTCB0 = 2.453900E+01 PTCB1 = -1.000000E-03 PTCB2 = 0.000000E+00 PTHA0 = -7.236329E+01 PTHA1 = 4.854045E-02 PTHA2 = -2.061112E-07 POFFSET = 0.000000E+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 02 06 2005
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 = -1.037656E+00 H = 1.403546E-01 I = -1.077847E-04 J = 2.671093E-05 CPCOR = -9.570001E-08 CTCOR = 3.250000E-06 WBOTC = -8.973698E-06
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Conductivity Calibration Date 02 06 2005
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 1836
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 13.09
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.36
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 18
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1836
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 13.09
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.36
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 18
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none