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Code 6901146
Name APEX Profiling Float
Description Argo UK
Project Argo UK
Institution Met Office (Ocean Weather Services)
Data Assembly Center BO : BODC
Activity Active
Status
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First station date 01/11/2012 08:14:59
Last station date 07/06/2021 11:57:38
Float cycles 315, 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 6901146
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.15
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Configuration
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 31/10/2012 12:03:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE 25.377
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE -23.593
Profiler PROBE CODE 846
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID Argo UK
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77598834
Data centre in charge of platform data processing BO
Positioning system ARGOS
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 45761
The telecommunications system used ARGOS
The program identifier used by the transmission system 02274
The frequency of transmission from the float n/a
Model of the float APEX-SBE
The name of the manufacturer TWR
Instrument type 5014
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. 31/10/2012 16:32:00
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform RRS DISCOVERY
Identifier of the mission used to deploy the float D379
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 60219402
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 16/04/2021 06:43:24
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 04/12/2019 11:01:49
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=-0.0310
Comment applying to this parameter calibration Real-time salinity adjustment
Date of the calibration 20190718000000
Firmware version 060408
The manual version for the float 020110
The serial number of the float 5014
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
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 07/06/2021 20:32:21
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 KISTLER KISTLER_2900PSIA 2077406 dbar 2.4 0.1
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41 4891 Celsius_degrees 0.002 0.001
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41 4891 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