Meta Data

(Update 23-Sep-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-06-14 14:45:10
DATE_UPDATE 2015-06-14 14:45:10
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5901538
PTT 70481
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 02147
TRANS_FREQUENCY 401647000
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 061305
MANUAL_VERSION n/a
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 3034
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 001042
DAC_FORMAT_ID A9
WMO_INST_TYPE 846
PROJECT_NAME J-ARGO
DATA_CENTRE JA
PI_NAME JAMSTEC
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Alkaline
BATTERY_PACKS none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF8c
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 3226
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES none
FLOAT_OWNER JAMSTEC
OPERATING_INSTITUTION JAMSTEC
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2011-07-11 14:16:29
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 21.3967
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 174
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE 2011-07-11 14:16:29
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE 2011-07-11 14:16:29
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM Shonanmaru
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID 0701
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2011-07-11 14:16:29
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2317527
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3084
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3084
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=-4.291569e-01, PA1=1.382029e-01, PA2=-3.505712e-08, PTCA0=3.216170e+01, PTCA1=-3.196401e-01, PTCA2=8.072262e-03, PTCB0=2.594113e+01, PTCB1=1.825000e-03, PTCB2=.000000e+00, PTHA0=-6.301386e+01, PTHA1=5.090817e-02, PTHA2=6.783260e-08
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 21/Jul/2006
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=-1.016796e+00, h=1.554287e-01, i=-3.197955e-04, j=5.008996e-05, CPcor=-9.570000e-08, CTcor=3.250000e-06, WBOTC=-1.626216e-06
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 25/Jul/2006
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=-5.979447e-05, a1=2.893611e-04, a2=-3.407741e-06, a3=1.851455e-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Calibrated on 25/Jul/2006
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 223
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 17
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 216.827
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 249
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 25
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 30
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 223
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 17
CONFIG_AscentTime_hours 6.173
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 216.827
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 9
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_DepthTable_NUMBER 59
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_PistonFullExtension_COUNT 249
CONFIG_OkVacuum_COUNT 115
CONFIG_PressureBladderMax_COUNT 145
CONFIG_FirstBuoyancyNudge_COUNT 25
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none