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 2016-07-15 21:47:30
DATE_UPDATE 2016-07-15 21:47:30
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5903535
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 8019
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=2016); 2 PUMP (sn=6394 6294);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY HC12 Rev:5.4
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 6054
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 2012-12-03 18:38:17
LAUNCH_LATITUDE 0.002
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -164.489
LAUNCH_QC 0
START_DATE 2012-12-03 18:38:17
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2012-12-03 18:38:17
STARTUP_DATE_QC 3
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM M/V Discovery
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID none
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2012-12-03 18:38:17
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3167746
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0a
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3323
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0a
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3323
Float parameter information
PARAMETER PRES
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_PRES
PARAMETER_UNITS dbar
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 1.5%
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.01 dbar
PARAMETER PSAL
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_CNDC
PARAMETER_UNITS psu
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 psu
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 psu
PARAMETER TEMP
PARAMETER_SEMSOR CTD_TEMP
PARAMETER_UNITS degC (ITS-90)
PARAMETER_ACCURACY 0.002 degC
PARAMETER_RESOLUTION 0.0001 degC
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 = 2.784091E-01 PA1 = 1.410384E-01 PA2 = -4.042688E-08 PTCA0 = 1.396494E+01 PTCA1 = 2.065797E-01 PTCA2 = -5.391714E-03 PTCB0 = 2.508350E+01 PTCB1 = 3.000000E-04 PTCB2 = 0.000000E+00 PTHA0 = -7.863898E+01 PTHA1 = 4.999698E-02 PTHA2 = -6.540483E-07 POFFSET = 0.000000E+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 26 10 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 = -1.030402E+00 H = 1.478410E-01 I = -4.222361E-04 J = 5.192061E-05 CPCOR = -9.570001E-08 CTCOR = 3.250000E-06 WBOTC = -1.448098E-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Conductivity Calibration Date 02 11 2010
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_EQUATION n=Instrument Output (counts); Temperature (ITS-90) = 1/{a0+a1[ln(n)]+a2[ln^2(n)]+a
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 1
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.639
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 20.63
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 5
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 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 220.33
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s 11
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT 2
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds 7200
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours 0.667
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours 241.66
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none