Meta Data

(Update 21-Sep-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2019-05-22 10:14:22
DATE_UPDATE 2019-05-22 10:14:22
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5901442
PTT n/a
TRANS_SYSTEM IRIDIUM
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID n/a
TRANS_FREQUENCY n/a
POSITIONING_SYSTEM GPS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 031007
MANUAL_VERSION 031007
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 3164
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID n/a
DAC_FORMAT_ID APEXIR_TS3
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME US ARGO PROJECT
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME STEPHEN RISER
ANOMALY n/a
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline and lithium
BATTERY_PACKS board - 1 (s/n: 5224);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF-9i
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 5224
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY n/a
SPECIAL_FEATURES n/a
FLOAT_OWNER STEPHEN RISER
OPERATING_INSTITUTION UW, Seattle
CUSTOMISATION n/a
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE none
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -62.9036674499512
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -84.5881652832031
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE none
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE none
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Nathaniel B Palmer
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID n/a
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID n/a
END_MISSION_DATE none
END_MISSION_STATUS none
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1864
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 1864
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2369684
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS decibar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
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 degree_Celsius
PARAMETER_ACCURACY n/a
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION n/a
Float calibration information
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT pressure calibration date 14 11 2006
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT conductivity calibration date 29 11 2006
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT temperature calibration date 29 11 2006
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_DownTime_hours -999
CONFIG_UpTime_hours -999
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 977.68
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 977.68
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none