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Code 3901601
Name APEX Profiling Float
Description Argo BSH
Project ARGO-BSH
Institution Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)
Data Assembly Center IF : CORIOLIS
Activity Active
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First station date 23/09/2016 01:38:20
Last station date 09/06/2021 04:25:28
Float cycles 173, 172, 171, 170, 169, 168, 167, 166, 165, 164, 163, 162, 161, 160, 159, 158, 157, 156, 155, 154, 153, 152, 151, 150, 149, 148, 147, 146, 145, 144, 143, 142, 141, 140, 139, 138, 137, 136, 135, 134, 133, 132, 131, 130, 129, 128, 127, 126, 125, 124, 123, 122, 121, 120, 119, 118, 117, 116, 115, 114, 113, 112, 111, 110, 109, 108, 107, 106, 105, 104, 103, 102, 101, 100, 99, 98, 97, 96, 95, 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89, 88, 87, 86, 85, 84, 83, 82, 81, 80, 79, 78, 77, 76, 75, 74, 73, 72, 71, 70, 69, 68, 67, 66, 65, 64, 63, 62, 61, 60, 59, 58, 57, 56, 55, 54, 53, 52, 51, 50, 49, 48, 47, 46, 45, 44, 43, 42, 41, 40, 39, 38, 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0
Stations in Ascii, in Netcdf
Trajectory data in Ascii, in Netcdf
Graphics of individual profiles Verticals profiles, Immersion profiles
Map
Float Argo trajectory for platform 3901601
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.13
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Configuration
Profiler TYPE APEX
Profiler VERSION 102015
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 10
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 22/09/2016 04:42:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE 43.4752
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE -57.5259
Profiler REFERENCE DATETIME 22/09/2016 00:00:00
Profiler PROBE CODE 846
Profiler RECORDER CODE 60
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID ARGO-BSH
Profiler CONDUCTIVITY ACCURACY 2
Profiler PARKING DEPTH 1000
Profiler PROFILE DEPTH 2000
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77635354
Data centre in charge of platform data processing IF
Positioning system ARGOS
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 159738
The telecommunications system used ARGOS
The program identifier used by the transmission system 1895
The repetition rate of transmission from the float 42
Model of the float APEX with SBE 41- 7836
The name of the manufacturer TWR
Instrument type 7836
Direction of the profiles A
Name of the principal investigator Birgit Klein
Quality on launch date, time and location 1
Date (UTC) of the first descent of the float. 22/09/2016 02:30:00
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform CCGS Hudson
Identifier of stations used to verify the first profile yes
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Name of the cruise HUD2016027
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 06/10/2016 19:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 10/06/2021 16:34:08
Version number of the data handbook 1.2
List of parameters with real-time calibration information PSAL
Calibration equation for this parameter PSAL_ADJUSTED = a1 * PSAL + a0
Calibration coefficients for this equation a1=1, a0=-0.0375
Comment applying to this parameter calibration Real-time salinity adjustment
Date of the calibration 20210130000000
Firmware version 102015
Allows the user to specify that the down-time should expire at a specific time of day (ToD) 65534
Logging verbosity with lower values producing more terse logging 2
The manual version for the float 8/31/16
The type of battery packs in the float Alkaline and Lithium
The configuration of battery packs in the float 3 lithium DD-packs, 1 lithium DD-string, 1 alkaline C string
The type of controller board APF9A
The serial number of the primary controller board 672
The float owner BSH
The operating institution of the float Coriolis
Mission configuration - up time 15
Mission configuration - down time 225
Mission configuration - park piston position 66
Mission configuration - depth correction factor 10
Mission configuration - internal vacuum threshold 96
Mission configuration - ascent timeout period 9
Mission configuration - max air bladder pressure 120
Mission configuration - target profile piston position 16
Mission configuration - park and profile cycle length 1
Fully extended piston position 227
Retracted piston position 9
Initial buoyancy nudge 22
Deep profile descent period 6
Park descent period 6
Mission prelude period 6
SBE41 firmware revision 102015
Bitmask when ice detection is active unused
Compensator Hyper Retraction 0
Pressure Activation Piston Position 16
Argos id F05E4AD
Category of instrument FLOAT
Comment on float visual inspection done just before deployment OK
Comment on ballast visual inspection done just before deployment OK
Startup date of the float 22/09/2016 02:30:00
Name of the deployment operator Terry Cormier
Method used to deploy the float Manual
Is the float a deep profile first (yes/no) yes
Platform type APEX
Argos frequency 401.65
Type of sensor from L22 SeaVox Device Catalogue TOOL0668
Type of sensor from L22 SeaVox Device Catalogue TOOL0837
Comment on float internal checks before deployment (valve and pump actions, argos transmission check) OK
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 10/06/2021 16:41:39
Configuration phases
Total time of a cycle : descent + parking + ascent + surface Preset duration of the down time (start of descent to start of ascent) Preset duration of the up time (start of ascent to start of descent) Pressure of subsurface drifts Deepest pressure sampled in the ascending profile
240 1000 2000
Sensors
Name Maker Model Serial number Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES DRUCK DRUCK_2900PSIA 10174239
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41_V3 41-7859
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41_V3 41-7859
Physical parameters
Name Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES decibar 2.4 0.1
CTD_TEMP degree_Celsius 0.002 0.001
CTD_CNDC psu 0.005 0.001
Calibrations
Parameter Equation Coefficients Comment
PRES n/a n/a
TEMP n/a n/a
PSAL n/a n/a
Technical parameters Details