Meta Data

(Update 28-May-2020 UTC)

General information on the meta-data file
DATA_TYPE none
FORMAT_VERSION 3.1
HANDBOOK_VERSION 1.2
DATE_CREATION 2015-10-27 17:00:25
DATE_UPDATE 2015-10-27 17:00:25
Float characteristics
PLATFORM_NUMBER 5904346
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 V01.50; SBE602 17May13
MANUAL_VERSION V01.50
FLOAT_SERIAL_NO 8151
STANDARD_FORMAT_ID 202015
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=2108); 3 PUMP (sn=7365 7367 7325);
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY HC12 Rev:5.6
CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_SECONDARY none
CONTROLLER_BOARD_SERIAL_NO_PRIMARY 6244
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 2013-08-03 16:04:48
LAUNCH_LATITUDE -19.75
LAUNCH_LONGITUDE -176.001
LAUNCH_QC 0
START_DATE 2013-08-03 16:04:48
START_DATE_QC 9
STARTUP_DATE 2013-08-03 16:04:48
STARTUP_DATE_QC 3
DEPLOYMENT_PLATFORM R/V Kaharoa
DEPLOYMENT_CRUISE_ID none
DEPLOYMENT_REFERENCE_STATION_ID none
END_MISSION_DATE 2013-08-03 16:04:48
END_MISSION_STATUS T
Sensor information
SENSOR CTD_PRES
SENSOR_MAKER DRUCK
SENSOR_MODEL DRUCK_2900PSIA
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 3412690
SENSOR CTD_TEMP
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0c
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4438
SENSOR CTD_CNDC
SENSOR_MAKER SBE
SENSOR_MODEL SBE41CP_V3.0c
SENSOR_SERIAL_NO 4438
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 = 3.460325E-01 PA1 = 1.413241E-01 PA2 = -4.116464E-08 PTCA0 = 4.256470E+01 PTCA1 = 9.254013E-02 PTCA2 = 9.285930E-04 PTCB0 = 2.503587E+01 PTCB1 = -2.250000E-04 PTCB2 = 0.000000E+00 PTHA0 = -7.206519E+01 PTHA1 = 5.211809E-02 PTHA2 = -6.679745E-07 POFFSET = 0.000000E+00
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Pressure Calibration Date 05 06 2012
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 = -2.843174E-05 TA1 = 2.831930E-04 TA2 = -3.158809E-06 TA3 = 1.677898E-07
PREDEPLOYMENT_CALIB_COMMENT Temperature Calibration Date 12 06 2012
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 = -9.869371E-01 H = 1.415483E-01
Configuration parameters
CONFIG_PressureActivationCheckTime_hours none
CONFIG_PressureActivation_dbar none
CONFIG_Direction_NUMBER none
CONFIG_IceDetectionMixedLayerPMax_dbar none
CONFIG_IceDetectionMixedLayerPMin_dbar none
CONFIG_BitMaskMonthsIceDetectionActive_NUMBER none
CONFIG_IceDetection_degC none
CONFIG_CTDPumpStopPressure_dbar 1
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar none
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar none
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours none
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s none
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT none
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds none
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_DescentAdjustmentToBuoyancy_seconds none
CONFIG_MaxDelayBeforeCycleStart_minutes none
CONFIG_PRESInverseGain_COUNT none
CONFIG_PRESOffset_COUNT none
CONFIG_TEMPInverseGain_COUNT none
CONFIG_TEMPOffset_COUNT none
CONFIG_PSALInverseGain_COUNT none
CONFIG_PSALOffset_COUNT none
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours none
CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER 0
CONFIG_ProfilePressure_dbar none
CONFIG_ParkPressure_dbar none
CONFIG_AscentToSurfaceTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_DescentToParkTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_DescentToProfTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_ParkTime_hours none
CONFIG_AscentSpeedMin_cm/s none
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriods_COUNT none
CONFIG_SeeksToParkPeriodsIntervals_seconds none
CONFIG_SurfaceTimeOut_hours none
CONFIG_BitMaskMonthsIceDetectionActive_NUMBER none
CONFIG_DescentAdjustmentToBuoyancy_seconds none
CONFIG_MaxDelayBeforeCycleStart_minutes none
CONFIG_CycleTime_hours none
CONFIG_MISSION_COMMENT none