Meta Data

(Update 3-Jun-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 2.2
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2008-09-05 12:59:13
DATE_UPDATE 2008-09-05 12:59:13
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5900538
PTT 27627
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 15281
TRANS_FREQUENCY n/a
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 120203
MANUAL_VERSION 120203
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 1238
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID n/a
DAC_FORMAT_ID APEX_TS18
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME US ARGO PROJECT
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME GREGORY C. JOHNSON
ANOMALY n/a
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline/Lithium
BATTERY_PACKS board - 1 (s/n: 1530);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF-8C
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 1530
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY n/a
SPECIAL_FEATURES n/a
FLOAT_OWNER GREGORY C. JOHNSON
OPERATING_INSTITUTION NOAA, PMEL, Seattle
CUSTOMISATION n/a
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE none
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -4.02650022506714
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -124.920166015625
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE none
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE none
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Ka'imimoana
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID KA-04-02
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID n/a
END_MISSION_DATE none
END_MISSION_STATUS none
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1284
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1284
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4992
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degC (ITS-90)
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
Float calibration information
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT conductivity calibration date 12 12 2003
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT temperature calibration date 12 12 2003
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT pressure calibration date 21 11 2003
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 240
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 13
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 42
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1200
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 240
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 13
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 42
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1200
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none