Meta Data

(Update 18-Jan-2021 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-06-16 22:45:16
DATE_UPDATE 2015-06-16 22:45:16
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5900270
PTT 12733
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02147
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401650000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 072602
MANUAL_VERSION 073102
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 691
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001019
DAC_FORMAT_ID A4
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME J-ARGO
DATA_CENTRE JA
PI_NAME JAMSTEC
ANOMALY No significant salinity drift detected.
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF8b
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 995
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER JAMSTEC
OPERATING_INSTITUTION JAMSTEC
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2006-12-06 05:53:11
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 12.9986
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 154.1978
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2006-12-06 05:53:11
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2006-12-06 05:53:11
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Kaiyo
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID KY02-10
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2006-12-06 05:53:11
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER AMETEK
SENSOR_MODEL AMETEK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2657730095
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 0745
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 0745
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=-1.318539e+00, PA1=1.414611e-01, PA2=1.441095e-08, PTHA0=5.641746e+01, PTHA1=-5.425241e-02, PTHA2=1.247224e-05, PTCA0=1.355447e+01, PTCA1=-5.423804e-01, PTCA2=6.525807e-03, PTCB0=1.003017e+02, PTCB1=9.479021e-03, PTCB2=-1.578089e-04
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 07/Jun/2002
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=-9.734445e-01, h=1.384125e-01, i=-2.160278e-04, j=3.737171e-05, CPcor=-9.570000e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=1.098500e-06
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 18/Jun/2002
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=-8.269736e-05, a1=2.920693e-04, a2=-3.762939e-06, a3=1.889011e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 18/Jun/2002
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 4.63
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 220.37
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 45
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 250
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 225
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 15
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 4.63
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 220.37
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 45
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 250
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none