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 2015-03-09 14:18:51
DATE_UPDATE 2015-03-09 14:18:51
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 39032
PTT 16744
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 12281
TRANS_FREQUENCY n/a
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 051900
MANUAL_VERSION 051900
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 170
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID n/a
DAC_FORMAT_ID APEX_TS5
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME US ARGO PROJECT
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME STEVE RISER
ANOMALY n/a
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY n/a
SPECIAL_FEATURES n/a
FLOAT_OWNER STEVE RISER
OPERATING_INSTITUTION UW, Seattle
CUSTOMISATION n/a
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE none
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -9.14000034332275
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -94.6399993896484
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE none
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE none
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Melville
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID Peru to Tahiti
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID n/a
END_MISSION_DATE none
END_MISSION_STATUS none
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO none
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO none
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO Unknown
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degC (ITS-90)
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
Float calibration information
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT pressure calibration date 03 15 2000
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT conductivity calibration date 04 10 2000
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT temperature calibration date 04 10 2000
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 240
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 18
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 50
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 240
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 18
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 50
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none