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 13:42:22
DATE_UPDATE 2014-07-18 13:42:22
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5900352
PTT 22732
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 14281
TRANS_FREQUENCY 1/37
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V1.0; SBE601 02Jan03
MANUAL_VERSION V1.0
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2161
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 2000010
DAC_FORMAT_ID SOLO_TS12
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=31 ); 4 PUMP (sn=2863 2864 2867 2868);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY SOLO HC12 V4.2
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 4058
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2005-12-15 22:18:41
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -3.016
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -153.007
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2005-12-15 22:18:41
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2005-12-15 22:18:41
STARTUP_DATE_QC none
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM M/V Coromandel
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID n/a
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2005-12-15 22:18:41
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER AMETEK
SENSOR_MODEL AMETEK_3000PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2657717471
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.5
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 272
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V1.5
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 272
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 = -2.399153E+00 PA1 = 1.413724E-01 PA2 = 1.407916E-08 PTCA0 = 7.883883E+01 PTCA1 = -3.297854E-01 PTCA2 = -2.184408E-02 PTCB0 = 1.002783E+02 PTCB1 = 1.447902E-02 PTCB2 = -2.244755E-04 PTHA0 = 5.675536E+01 PTHA1 = -5.496480E-02 PTHA2 = 1.279887E-05 POFFSET = 0.000000E+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 15 02 2003
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 = 9.549059E-06 TA1 = 2.737960E-04 TA2 = -2.569157E-06 TA3 = 1.613479E-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Temperature Calibration Date 15 02 2003
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 = -9.947488E-01 H = 1.384025E-01 I = -2.344138E-04 J =
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 990
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.58
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.58
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.58
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.29
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 990
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.58
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 8.58
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 8.58
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 8.29
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 24
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.24
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none