Meta Data

(Update 24-Sep-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 2.2
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2008-09-05 11:31:50
DATE_UPDATE 2008-09-05 11:31:50
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 4900452
PTT 27617
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 15281
TRANS_FREQUENCY n/a
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 101003
MANUAL_VERSION 101003
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 1224
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID n/a
DAC_FORMAT_ID APEX_TS18
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME US ARGO PROJECT
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME GREGORY C. JOHNSON
ANOMALY n/a
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS board - 1 (s/n: 1521);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF-8C
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 1521
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY n/a
SPECIAL_FEATURES n/a
FLOAT_OWNER GREGORY C. JOHNSON
OPERATING_INSTITUTION NOAA, PMEL, Seattle
CUSTOMISATION n/a
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE none
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 24.0033340454102
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -120.569999694824
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE none
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE none
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Thomas G. Thompson
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID TN-165
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 1245
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1245
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4941
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 14 11 2003
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT conductivity calibration date 17 11 2003
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT temperature calibration date 17 11 2003
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 240
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 48
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 240
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 48
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none