Meta Data

(Update 27-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 13:29:50
DATE_UPDATE 2014-07-18 13:29:50
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5900130
PTT 706
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 14281
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1/40
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V0.4; SBE524 23Nov01
MANUAL_VERSION V0.4
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2050
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 2000004
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=1018); 4 PUMP (sn=2359 2360 2364 2365);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY SOLO HC12 V3.3
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 3264
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2004-07-25 09:42:51
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 2.501
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 149.684
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2004-07-25 09:42:51
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2004-07-25 09:42:51
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Ewing
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID n/a
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2004-07-25 09:42:51
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER AMETEK
SENSOR_MODEL AMETEK_3000PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2657714118
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.5
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 157
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.5
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 157
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 = 2.174668e+00 PA1 = 1.414257e-01 PA2 = 1.366359e-08 PTCA0 = 2.128990e+01 PTCA1 = 8.312737e-01 PTCA2 = -6.140194e-03 PTCB0 = 1.003522e+02 PTCB1 = 1.169406e-02 PTCB2 = -2.152681e-04 PTHA0 = 5.639298e+01 PTHA1 = -5.406669e-02 PTHA2 = 1.240279e-05 POFFSET =
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 04 12 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 = 4.950360e-05 TA1 = 2.648392e-04 TA2 = -1.609966e-06 TA3 = 1.387434e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Temperature Calibration Date 04 12 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 = -1.031993e+00 H = 1.476244e-01 I = -1.656639e-04
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1128
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1100
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.56
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.56
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.56
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.77
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 16.01
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 243.6
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1128
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1100
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.56
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.56
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.56
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.77
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 16.01
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 243.6
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none