Meta Data

(Update 3-Jun-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2016-07-15 21:41:16
DATE_UPDATE 2016-07-15 21:41:16
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5903534
PTT n/a
TRANS_SYSTEM IRIDIUM
TRAN_SYSTEM_ID n/a
TRANS_FREQUENCY n/a
POSITIONING_SYSTEM GPS
PLATFORM_FAMILY FLOAT
PLATFORM_TYPE SOLO_II
PLATFORM_MAKER SIO_IDG
FIRMWARE_VERSION V01.00; SBE602 30Jan11
MANUAL_VERSION V01.00
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 8018
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 202010
DAC_FORMAT_ID SOLO2IR_TS36
WMO_INST_TYPE 853
PROJECT_NAME US ARGO PROJECT
DATA_CENTRE AO
PI_NAME DEAN ROEMMICH
ANOMALY none
BATTERY_TYPE Lithium
BATTERY_PACKS 1 CPU (sn=2019); 2 PUMP (sn=6284 6282);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY HC12 Rev:5.4
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 5991
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_SECONDARY none
SPECIAL_FEATURES Buoyancy diagnostics are being placed in the auxiliary directory, as the reporting of such data has not been standardized.
FLOAT_OWNER none
OPERATING_INSTITUTION SIO
CUSTOMISATION none
Float deployment and mission information
LAUNCH_DATE 2013-04-22 03:13:39
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 0.009
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -162.752
LAUNCH_QC 0
START_DATE 2013-04-22 03:13:39
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2013-04-22 03:13:39
STARTUP_DATE_QC 3
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM M/V Discovery
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID none
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2013-04-22 03:13:39
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2606464
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0a
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2949
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0a
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 2949
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 = 9.460694E-01 PA1 = 1.405567E-01 PA2 = -3.923982E-08 PTCA0 = 3.804994E+01 PTCA1 = 4.075781E-01 PTCA2 = -4.468063E-03 PTCB0 = 2.607550E+01 PTCB1 = -7.000000E-04 PTCB2 = 0.000000E+00 PTHA0 = -6.855199E+01 PTHA1 = 5.170234E-02 PTHA2 = -5.248092E-07 POFFSET = 0.000000E+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 01 09 2010
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n=Instrument Output (counts); Temperature (ITS-90) = 1/{a0+a1[ln(n)]+a2[ln^2(n)]+a3[ln^3(n)]}-273.15 (oC);
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COEFFICIENT TA0 = 8.712687E-05 TA1 = 2.665162E-04 TA2 = -1.845396E-06 TA3 = 1.362703E-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Temperature Calibration Date 12 09 2010
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 = -1.040904E+00 H = 1.539702E-01
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_PressureActivationCheckTime_hours 0.17
CONFIG_PressureActivation_dbar 50
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_CTDPumpStopPressure_dbar 1
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1100
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 3
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 0
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 0
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 1
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 3600
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.639
CONFIG_PRESInverseGain_COUNT 25
CONFIG_PRESOffset_COUNT 10
CONFIG_TEMPInverseGain_COUNT 1000
CONFIG_TEMPOffset_COUNT 5
CONFIG_PSALInverseGain_COUNT 1000
CONFIG_PSALOffset_COUNT 1
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 10.38
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1100
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 3
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 0
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 0
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 1
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 3600
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.639
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 10.38
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 1
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1500
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 1
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 1
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 3600
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.639
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 16.38
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 2
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1750
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 1
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.639
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 20.01
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 3
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 1950
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 1
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.639
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 20.51
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 4
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 221.67
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.639
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 241.3
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 5
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 221
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.806
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 240.8
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 6
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.33
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 221
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.806
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 242.46
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 7
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.33
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 220.67
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.713
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 242.04
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 8
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar 2000
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar 1000
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours 8.33
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours 6.67
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours 5
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours 220.67
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 12
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.713
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 241.62
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none