Meta Data

(Update 26-Sep-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-06-13 15:05:13
DATE_UPDATE 2015-06-13 15:05:13
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 4900907
PTT 66070
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02147
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401650000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 061305
MANUAL_VERSION n/a
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2755
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001042
DAC_FORMAT_ID A9
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 APF8c
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 2971
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER JAMSTEC
OPERATING_INSTITUTION JAMSTEC
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2011-02-24 12:52:48
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 31.6467
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -174
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2011-02-24 12:52:48
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2011-02-24 12:52:48
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Shonanmaru
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID 0602
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2011-02-24 12:52:48
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 9692
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2760
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2760
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=1.242626e-01, PA1=1.342024e-01, PA2=-3.200850e-08, PTCA0=-1.364593e+02, PTCA1=1.878663e-02, PTCA2=9.531302e-04, PTCB0=2.559725e+01, PTCB1=5.000000e-05, PTCB2=.000000e+00, PTHA0=-5.581045e+01, PTHA1=5.322879e-02, PTHA2=-1.096310e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 19/Jan/2006
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=-9.969550e-01, h=1.645297e-01, i=-5.172022e-04, j=6.816077e-05, CPcor=-9.570000e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=-7.089511e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 24/Jan/2006
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=-2.171883e-05, a1=2.799136e-04, a2=-2.625570e-06, a3=1.649858e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 24/Jan/2006
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 218.827
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 251
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 25
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 218.827
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 251
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 25
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none