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Code 3901603
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 20/09/2016 21:38:04
Last station date 06/06/2021 23:07:42
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 3901603
(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 20/09/2016 02:20:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE 41.4226
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE -60.6816
Profiler REFERENCE DATETIME 20/09/2016 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 77597986
Data centre in charge of platform data processing IF
Positioning system ARGOS
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 159740
The telecommunications system used ARGOS
The program identifier used by the transmission system 1895
The repetition rate of transmission from the float 46
Model of the float APEX with SBE 41- 7838
The name of the manufacturer TWR
Instrument type 7838
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. 19/09/2016 23:55:00
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 16/12/2016 14:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 08/06/2021 12:33:27
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=0.0001
Comment applying to this parameter calibration Real-time salinity adjustment
Date of the calibration 20201020000000
Firmware version 102015
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 779
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 226
Initial buoyancy nudge 22
Deep profile descent period 6
Park descent period 6
Mission prelude period 6
SBE41 firmware revision 102015
Compensator Hyper Retraction 0
Argos id F05E4C7
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 19/09/2016 23:55:00
Name of the deployment operator Adam Hartling
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 08/06/2021 12:33:40
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 10174243
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41_V3 41-7863
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41_V3 41-7863
Physical parameters
Name Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES decibar 2.4 0.1
CTD_TEMP degree_Celsius 0.002 0.001
CTD_CNDC mS.cm-1 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