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 2015-06-15 14:05:14
DATE_UPDATE 2015-06-15 14:05:14
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 3900854
PTT 86536
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02147
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401647000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 062608
MANUAL_VERSION 081508
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 4099
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001070
DAC_FORMAT_ID A14
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME J-ARGO
DATA_CENTRE JA
PI_NAME JAMSTEC
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF9A
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 6165
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER JAMSTEC
OPERATING_INSTITUTION JAMSTEC
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2010-02-23 10:44:32
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -16.7536
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -105.3403
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2010-02-23 10:44:32
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2010-02-23 10:44:32
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Mirai
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID MR09-01
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID P21-80
END_MISSION_DATE 2010-02-23 10:44:32
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2636939
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4153
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4153
Float parameter information
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
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=1.830367e+00, PA1=1.405076e-01, PA2=-4.130187e-08, PTCA0=6.303344e+01, PTCA1=6.607224e-01, PTCA2=-3.928272e-03, PTCB0=2.607675e+01, PTCB1=-1.450000e-03, PTCB2=.000000e+00, PTHA0=-6.992982e+01, PTHA1=5.150011e-02, PTHA2=-2.255421e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 10/Jul/2008
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=-1.007465e+00, h=1.457322e-01, i=-3.344214e-04, j=4.464163e-05, CPcor=-9.570001e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=-2.846479e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 15/Jul/2008
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=4.735237e-05, a1=2.782761e-04, a2=-2.755870e-06, a3=1.609319e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 15/Jul/2008
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 48
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2010
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 27
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 21
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.204
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 20.796
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 82
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 48
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2010
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 27
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 21
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.204
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 20.796
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 82
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none