Meta Data

(Update 25-May-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2018-02-20 14:03:43
DATE_UPDATE 2018-02-20 14:03:43
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 4901135
PTT 033916
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02442
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1300000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER TWR
FIRMWARE_VERSION APF9A F/W 093008
MANUAL_VERSION 10/13/09
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 4831
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001049
DAC_FORMAT_ID 12
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME Argo Canada
DATA_CENTRE ME
PI_NAME Denis Gilbert
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF9A
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 6618
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER Department of Fisheries and Oceans
OPERATING_INSTITUTION Department of Fisheries and Oceans
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2013-01-07 09:00:00
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 49.559
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -138.585
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2013-01-07 09:00:00
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2013-01-07 09:00:00
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM CCGS J.P.Tully
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID none
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID Deep CTD at P20
END_MISSION_DATE 2013-01-07 09:00:00
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3805
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3805
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3805
SENSOR OPTODE_DOXY
SENSOR_MAKER AANDERAA
SENSOR_MODEL AANDERAA_OPTODE_3830
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1062
SENSOR OPTODE_DOXY
SENSOR_MAKER AANDERAA
SENSOR_MODEL AANDERAA_OPTODE_3830
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1062
SENSOR OPTODE_DOXY
SENSOR_MAKER AANDERAA
SENSOR_MODEL AANDERAA_OPTODE_3830
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1062
Float parameter information
PARAMETER BPHASE_DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR OPTODE_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS degree
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 8 micromole/l or 5%
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 1 micromole/l
PARAMETER DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR OPTODE_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS micromole/kg
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 8 micromole/l or 5%
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 1 micromole/l
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbars
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 2 dbars
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.1 dbars
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 psu
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.001 psu
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degree_Celsius
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 degree_Celsius
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.001 degree_Celsius
PARAMETER TEMP_DOXY
PARAMETER_SEMSOR OPTODE_DOXY
PARAMETER_UNITS degree_Celsius
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.05 degree_Celsius
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.01 degree_Celsius
Float calibration information
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION UNCAL_Phase=BPHASE_DOXY-RPHASE_DOXY; Phase_Pcorr=UNCAL_Phase+Pcoef1*PRES/1000; DPHASE_DOXY=PhaseCoef0+PhaseCoef1*Phase_Pcorr+PhaseCoef2*Pcorr_Phase^2+PhaseCoef3*Pcorr_Phase^3;MOLAR_DOXY=c0+c1*DPHASE_DOXY+c2*DPHASE_DOXY^2+c3*DPHASE_DOXY^3+c4*DPHASE_DOXY^4; ci=ci0+ci1*TEMP+ci2*TEMP^2+ci3*TEMP^3, i=0..4; O2=MOLAR_DOXY*Scorr*Pcorr; Scorr=A*exp[PSAL*(B0+B1*Ts+B2*Ts^2+B3*Ts^3)+C0*PSAL^2]; A=[(1013.25-pH2O(TEMP,Spreset))/(1013.25-pH2O(TEMP,PSAL))]; pH2O(TEMP,S)=1013.25*exp[D0+D1*(100/(TEMP+273.15))+D2*ln((TEMP+273.15)/100)+D3*S]; Pcorr=1+((Pcoef2*TEMP+Pcoef3)*PRES)/1000; Ts=ln[(298.15-TEMP)/(273.15+TEMP)]; DOXY=O2/rho, where rho is the potential density [kg/L] calculated from CTD data
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT PhaseCoef0=1.283271E+00,PhaseCoef1=1.086662E+00,PhaseCoef2=0.000000E+00,PhaseCoef3=0.000000E+00,c00=5.276020E+03,c01=-1.783356E+02,c02=3.603367E+00,c03=-3.172573E-02,c10=-2.835152E+02,c11=8.539261E+00,c12=-1.707122E-01,c13=1.519272E-03,c20=6.146133E+00,c21=-1.629492E-01,c22=3.255790E-03,c23=-2.941464E-05,c30=-6.200037E-02,c31=1.436286E-03,c32=-2.908785E-05,c33=2.671883E-07,c40=2.392831E-04,c41=-4.792503E-06,c42=1.000596E-07,c43=-9.331836E-10,Sref=0.00E+00,Spreset=0.00E+00,Pcoef1=1.000000E-01,Pcoef2=2.200000E-04,Pcoef3=4.190000E-02,B0=-6.245230E-03,B1=-7.376140E-03,B2=-1.03410e-2,B3=-8.170830E-03,C0=-4.886820E-07,D0=2.445430E+01,D1=-6.745090E+01,D2=-4.8489,D3=-5.44e-4
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT see TD218 operating manual oxygen optode 3830, 3835, 3930, 3975, 4130, 4175; see Processing Argo OXYGEN data at the DAC level, Version 2.2 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13155/39795)
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT none
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT none
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_LOGICAL 1
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT First time deployed float into the ocean