Meta Data

(Update 27-May-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2018-01-16 12:01:59
DATE_UPDATE 2018-01-16 12:01:59
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 3900824
PTT 49956
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 14281
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1/42
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V1.2; SBE601 16Mar10
MANUAL_VERSION V1.2
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2967
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 2000012
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=1854); 4 PUMP (sn=6106 6107 6022 6023);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY HC12 Rev:4.2
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 4867
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2017-07-03 00:05:24
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -31.998
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -98.503
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2017-07-03 00:05:24
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2017-07-03 00:05:24
STARTUP_DATE_QC 9
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Kaharoa
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID none
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2017-07-03 00:05:24
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2832878
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0a
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2870
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0a
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2870
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 1.5%
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.01 dbar
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degC (ITS-90)
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 degC
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 degC
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 psu
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 psu
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 = 3.031615E-02 PA1 = 1.396882E-01 PA2 = -3.495862E-08 PTCA0 = 1.480848E+01 PTCA1 = -2.847027E-02 PTCA2 = 1.921500E-03 PTCB0 = 2.515612E+01 PTCB1 = 1.025000E-03 PTCB2 = 0.000000E+00 PTHA0 = -7.503622E+01 PTHA1 = 4.896008E-02 PTHA2 = -2.444673E-07 POFFSET = 0.000000E+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 29 07 2010
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 = 9.269876E-05 TA1 = 2.650188E-04 TA2 = -1.905368E-06 TA3 = 1.389232E-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Temperature Calibration Date 29 07 2010
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 = -1.019255E+00 H = 1.408259E-01 I = -4.024222E-04 J =
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 9
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 12
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 246.8
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1632
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 10.26
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1632
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 10.26
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.59
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 9
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 12
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 246.8
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none