Meta Data

(Update 26-Sep-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-06-17 15:05:09
DATE_UPDATE 2015-06-17 15:05:09
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5900309
PTT 19249
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02147
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401650000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE PROVOR_MT
PLATFORM_MAKER METOCEAN
FIRMWARE_VERSION n/a
MANUAL_VERSION 09/12/02 ver.1.4
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO MT060
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 100004
DAC_FORMAT_ID P3
WMO_INST_TYPE 841
PROJECT_NAME J-ARGO
DATA_CENTRE JA
PI_NAME JAMSTEC
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Lithium
BATTERY_PACKS none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER JAMSTEC
OPERATING_INSTITUTION JAMSTEC
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2004-03-12 03:28:37
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 6.025
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 137.0044
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2004-03-12 03:28:37
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2004-03-12 03:28:37
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Ryofumaru
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID RF03-01
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2004-03-12 03:28:37
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2335
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 370
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 370
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=-4.525610e-02, PA1=1.360992e-01, PA2=-3.870999e-08, PTHA0=-7.148100e+01, PTHA1=4.964424e-02, PTHA2=-1.461753e-07, PTCA0=-1.387273e+02, PTCA1=7.973314e-03, PTCA2=-9.848940e-04, PTCB0=2.526488e+01, PTCB1=-1.225000e-03, PTCB2=.000000e+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 27/Sep/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=-9.766513e-01, h=1.451995e-01, i=-1.392273e-04, j=3.181313e-05, CPcor=-9.570000e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=2.242500e-05
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 10/Oct/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=-4.284592e-05, a1=2.843254e-04, a2=-3.100810e-06, a3=1.726617e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 10/Oct/2002
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_TransmissionMinTime_hours 12
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 210.716
CONFIG_ParkSamplingPeriod_hours 24
CONFIG_ClockAscentStart_HH 15
CONFIG_FloatReferenceDay_FloatDay 10
CONFIG_MaxCycles_NUMBER 255
CONFIG_GroundingMode_LOGICAL 0
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_TransmissionMinTime_hours 12
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 210.716
CONFIG_ParkSamplingPeriod_hours 24
CONFIG_ClockAscentStart_HH 15
CONFIG_FloatReferenceDay_FloatDay 10
CONFIG_MaxCycles_NUMBER 255
CONFIG_GroundingMode_LOGICAL 0
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none