Meta Data

(Update 18-Jan-2021 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-04-06 15:36:24
DATE_UPDATE 2015-04-06 15:36:24
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5902094
PTT 79423
TRANS_SYSTEM ARGOS
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID 12281
TRANS_FREQUENCY n/a
POSITIONING_SYSTEM ARGOS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE APEX
PLATFORM_MAKER WRC
FIRMWARE_VERSION 013108
MANUAL_VERSION 013108
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 2630
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID n/a
DAC_FORMAT_ID APEX_TS31
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: 0063);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY APF-9a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY n/a
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 0063
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 32.4996681213379
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE 144.899673461914
LAUNCH_QC 1
START_DATE none
START_DATE_QC 1
STARTUP_DATE none
STARTUP_DATE_QC 1
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Kaiyo
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 SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3838
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3838
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2599124
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 16 11 2007
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT conductivity calibration date 05 12 2007
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT n/a
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT temperature calibration date 05 12 2007
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 228
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 17
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 41
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 4
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ParkAndProfileCycleCounter_COUNT 1
CONFIG_DownTime_hours 228
CONFIG_UpTime_hours 17
CONFIG_TransmissionRepetitionPeriod_seconds 41
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 4
CONFIG_MissionPreludeTime_hours 6
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none