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Code 6901144
Name APEX Profiling Float
Description Argo UK
Project Argo UK
Institution Met Office (Ocean Weather Services)
Data Assembly Center BO : BODC
Activity Active
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First station date 13/11/2012 17:46:22
Last station date 09/06/2021 19:08:02
Float cycles 314, 313, 312, 311, 310, 309, 308, 307, 306, 305, 304, 303, 302, 301, 300, 299, 298, 297, 296, 295, 294, 293, 292, 291, 290, 289, 288, 287, 286, 285, 284, 283, 282, 281, 280, 279, 278, 277, 276, 275, 274, 273, 272, 271, 270, 269, 268, 267, 266, 265, 264, 263, 262, 261, 260, 259, 258, 257, 256, 255, 254, 253, 252, 251, 250, 249, 248, 247, 246, 245, 244, 243, 242, 241, 240, 239, 238, 237, 236, 235, 234, 233, 232, 231, 230, 229, 228, 227, 226, 225, 224, 223, 222, 221, 220, 219, 218, 217, 216, 215, 214, 213, 212, 211, 210, 209, 208, 207, 206, 205, 204, 203, 202, 201, 200, 199, 198, 197, 196, 195, 194, 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 6901144
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.13
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Configuration
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 12/11/2012 21:00:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE 25.9417
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE -62.9697
Profiler PROBE CODE 846
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID Argo UK
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77636176
Data centre in charge of platform data processing BO
Positioning system ARGOS
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 45742
The telecommunications system used ARGOS
The program identifier used by the transmission system 02274
The frequency of transmission from the float n/a
The repetition rate of transmission from the float 44
Model of the float APEX-SBE
The name of the manufacturer TWR
Instrument type 5012
Direction of the profiles A
Name of the principal investigator Jon Turton
Describe any anomalies or problems the float may have had. n/a
Quality on launch date, time and location 1
Date (UTC) of the first descent of the float. 13/11/2012 02:06:09
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform RRS DISCOVERY
Identifier of the mission used to deploy the float D382
Identifier of stations used to verify the first profile n/a
Status of the end of mission of the float
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Name of the project Argo UK
The related loading id 60219399
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 16/04/2021 06:43:23
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 04/12/2019 11:01:47
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=0.0000
Comment applying to this parameter calibration Real-time salinity adjustment
Date of the calibration 20190720000000
Firmware version 060408
The manual version for the float 020110
The serial number of the float 5012
A standard format number to describe the data format for each float n/a
The format number used by the DAC to describe the data format type for each float A9NST
The type of battery packs in the float Alkaline 15V
The configuration of battery packs in the float n/a
The type of controller board APF9A
The secondary type of controller board n/a
The serial number of the primary controller board n/a
The serial number of the secondary controller board n/a
Extra features of the float (algorithms, compressee etc.) DPF, NST
The float owner UK Met Office
The operating institution of the float UK Met Office
Float customisation, i.e. (institution and modifications) n/a
Category of instrument FLOAT
Platform type APEX
Type of sensor from L22 SeaVox Device Catalogue TOOL0668
Type of sensor from L22 SeaVox Device Catalogue TOOL0837
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 10/06/2021 02:32:33
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 2438924 dbar 2.4 0.1
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41 4888 Celsius_degrees 0.002 0.001
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41 4888 psu 0.005 0.001
Physical parameters
Name Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES decibar 2.4 0.1
CTD_TEMP degree_Celsius 0.002 0.001
CTD_PSAL psu 0.005 0.001
Calibrations
Parameter Equation Coefficients Comment
PRES n/a n/a n/a
TEMP n/a n/a n/a
PSAL n/a n/a n/a
Technical parameters Details