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Code 3901977
Name ARVOR Profiling Float
Description ARGO ITALY
Project ARGO Italy
Institution OGS, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale
Data Assembly Center IF : CORIOLIS
Activity Active
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Comment
First station date 22/10/2018 05:56:00
Last station date 09/06/2021 05:57:20
Float cycles 193, 192, 191, 190, 189, 188, 187, 186, 185, 184, 183, 182, 181, 180, 179, 178, 177, 176, 175, 174, 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 3901977
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.13
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Configuration
Profiler TYPE PROVOR
Profiler VERSION 5.44
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 5
Profiler IMMERSION DRIFT PERIOD 720
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 22/10/2018 04:20:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE 35.6113
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE 28.2295
Profiler PROBE CODE 844
Profiler RECORDER CODE 64
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID ARGO Italy
Profiler PARKING DEPTH 350
Profiler PROFILE DEPTH 2000
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77635161
Bathy 3150
Profiler configuration - Reference day 1
Data centre in charge of platform data processing IF
Positioning system GPS
Positioning system IRIDIUM
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 470482
The telecommunications system used IRIDIUM
Model of the float ARVOR
The name of the manufacturer NKE
Instrument type AI2600-16FR120
Direction of the profiles B
Name of the principal investigator Pierre-Marie Poulain
Quality on launch date, time and location 1
Date (UTC) of the first descent of the float. 22/10/2018 04:46:00
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform NO ATALANTE
Identifier of stations used to verify the first profile no
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Name of the cruise Eastern Mediterranean Sea
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 23/10/2018 20:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 09/06/2021 08:33:40
Version number of the data handbook 1.2
Theoretical time of end of ascent to surface 6
Profiler configuration - Periode de transmission en fin de vie (minute) 60
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation ev en surface (cs) 800
Profiler configuration - Volume transfere par l ev maxi autorise en profondeur (cm3) 11
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en profondeur (cs) 290
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en remontee (cs) 720
Profiler configuration - Dur?e nominale d activation pompe en emergence (cs) 28000
Profiler configuration - Tolerance sur l atteinte de la pression de consigne (dBar) 30
Profiler configuration - Pression maxi a ne pas depasser (dBar) 2100
Profiler configuration - Pression de debut de reduction de la duree d activation ev en surface (dBar) 1
Profiler configuration - Critere de pression de debut de plongee (dBar) 7
Profiler configuration - Nbre de positions hors tolerance autorise en derive conduisant a repositionnement 2
Profiler configuration - Mode de gestion de l echouage en descente a pression de derive 0
Profiler configuration - Critere d echouage: volume cumule (cm3) 36
Profiler configuration - Pression en dessous de laquelle le flotteur reste pose en attente profil remontee (dBar) 200
Profiler configuration - Diminution de la pression visee en cas d echouage (dBar) 100
Profiler configuration - Tolerance sur maintien de la pression de consigne (dBar) 50
Profiler configuration - Mode d acquisition de la mesure 1
Profiler configuration - Periode d alternance profil - si=1, pas d alternance (jour) 2
Profiler configuration - Profondeur de profil alterne (dBar) 700
Profiler configuration - Vitesse moyenne descente (mm/s) 25
Profiler configuration - Increment de profondeur de consigne a chaque cycle (dBar) 0
Profiler configuration - Coefficient de calibrage pression A 1.238
Profiler configuration - Coefficient de calibrage pression B -63.73
Firmware version 5900A01
The configuration of battery packs in the float 2 WILPA1621A
The type of controller board I535
The serial number of the primary controller board C146112-0120
The float owner OGS
The operating institution of the float OGS
Delay Before Mission 30
Period Descent Profile 0
Period Ascent Profile 10
INTERMEDIATE SURFACE THRESHOLD 100
Depth intermediate threshold 700
Surface Slice Thickness 2
Intermediate Slice Thickness 10
Depth Slice Thickness 25
Optode type 0
Average ascent speed 90
CTD cut-off pressure 2
maximum cycles 500
Category of instrument FLOAT
Id of the sail connector 16FR120
Number of the bluetooth connection 2016 02 120
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 22/10/2018 04:16:00
Description of the float buoyancy just after deployment OK
Name of the deployment operator KERVELLA
Method used to deploy the float MANUAL
Float clock set at the beginning of the acceptance tests no
Float battery voltage measured at the beginning of the acceptance tests 10.8
Spy mode set to ON at the beginning of the acceptance tests OK
Show mode set to OFF at the beginning of the acceptance tests OK
Mission armed at the beginning of the acceptance tests OK
Spy mode set to ON during the pre-deployment check OK
Show mode set to OFF during the pre-deployment check OK
Mission armed during the pre-deployment check OK
General comments on the pre-deployment check OK
Period of the pressure checks during the float ascent to surface 2
pression stab remontée 10
Platform type ARVOR
Time delay between each new attempt to descend when the float is stuck at the surface. 30
Threshold used by the float to stop ascent speed control and pump actions. 10
1 if the float transmits hydraulic data at the end of the cycle, 0 otherwise. 1
Delay before a second Iridium session performed by the float just before diving for a new cycle. 0
Type of sensor from L22 SeaVox Device Catalogue TOOL0669
Type of sensor from L22 SeaVox Device Catalogue TOOL0837
Number of cycles for the first mission of a double mission Argos float (Arvor ARN 2013) 500
Comment on float internal checks before deployment (valve and pump actions, argos transmission check) OK
Ship speed during float deployment (kts) 1
Wind speed during float deplayment (Beaufort) 2
Sea state during float deployment (calm, smooth, slight, moderate, rough, very rough, high, very high, phenomenal) Smooth (0.1 to 0.5 m)
Float waiting period before the surface ResetOffset CTD command (Arvor ARN 2013) 0
Timeout for GPS acquisition. 36
Cycle periodicity of the 'in air measurement' phase. 0
Sampling period during the 'in air measurement' phase. 30
Duration of the 'in air measurement' phase. 5
Duration of the last pump action of the buoyancy acquisition phase when a 'in air measurement' phase is programmed (in centi-seconds). 33000
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 09/06/2021 08:39:23
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
120 350 2000
120 350 2000
Sensors
Name Maker Model Serial number Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES DRUCK DRUCK_2900PSIA 10300977
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41CP_V7.2.5 8742
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41CP_V7.2.5 8742
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
TEMP
PSAL
Technical parameters Details