Meta Data

(Update 10-Aug-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2017-11-01 15:08:14
DATE_UPDATE 2017-11-01 15:08:14
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 4901144
PTT 037764
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 062608
MANUAL_VERSION 01/20/09
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 4947
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001070
DAC_FORMAT_ID 11
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 6696
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 2015-04-13 09:00:00
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 51.829
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -136.997
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2015-04-13 09:00:00
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2015-04-13 09:00:00
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM CCGS Laurier
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID none
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID NP5 on 2010-05
END_MISSION_DATE 2015-04-13 09:00:00
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4833
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4833
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4833
Float parameter information
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
Float calibration information
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 9
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT First time deployed float into the ocean