Meta Data

(Update 31-May-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2014-07-18 13:25:44
DATE_UPDATE 2014-07-18 13:25:44
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5900102
PTT 32788
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 14281
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1/38
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V0.3; SBE523 08Jun01
MANUAL_VERSION V0.3
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2027
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 2000003
DAC_FORMAT_ID SOLO_TS9
WMO_INST_TYPE 851
PROJECT_NAME US ARGO PROJECT
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME DEAN ROEMMICH
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Lithium
BATTERY_PACKS 1 CPU (sn=972 ); 4 PUMP (sn=2740 2741 2742 2743);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY SOLO HC12 V3.3
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 3248
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2002-11-09 00:43:32
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -15.457
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -161.533
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2002-11-09 00:43:32
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2002-11-09 00:43:32
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Melville
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID n/a
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2002-11-09 00:43:32
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER AMETEK
SENSOR_MODEL AMETEK_3000PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2657710704
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.4
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 104
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.4
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 104
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 1.5%
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.01 dbar
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degC (ITS-90)
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 degC
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 degC
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 psu
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 psu
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 = -1.983822e+00 PA1 = 1.414645e-01 PA2 = 1.060010e-08 PTCA0 = 8.319169e+01 PTCA1 = -5.715605e-01 PTCA2 = -4.541914e-03 PTCB0 = 1.001865e+02 PTCB1 = 1.499825e-02 PTCB2 = -2.103730e-04 PTHA0 = 5.641668e+01 PTHA1 = -5.430843e-02 PTHA2 = 1.254042e-05 POFFSET =
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 15 8 2001
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION Temperature (ITS-90) = 1/{a0+a1[ln(n)]+a2[ln^2(n)]+a3[ln^3(n)]}-273.15 (oC);
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT TA0 = 3.219267e-05 TA1 = 2.688648e-04 TA2 = -1.833278e-06 TA3 = 1.458974e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Temperature Calibration Date 15 8 2001
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+delta*t+epsilon*p) Siemens/meter;t=temperature[degC];p=pressure[dbar];delta=CTcor;epsilon=CPcor;
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT G = -1.239250e+00 H = 1.777340e-01 I = 4.794192e-04 J
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1092
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.57
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.57
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.57
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.3
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1092
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.57
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.57
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.57
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.3
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none