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Code 6903182
Name NOVA Profiling Float
Description ARGO Italy
Project ARGO Italy
Euro-Argo
Institution OGS, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale
Data Assembly Center IF : CORIOLIS
Activity Active
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First station date 18/01/2016 03:33:53
Last station date 10/06/2021 11:27:32
Float cycles 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 6903182
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.15
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Configuration
Profiler TYPE NOVA
Profiler VERSION 1.0
Profiler CRC TYPE 16
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 5
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 1 5
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 2 5
Profiler IMMERSION DRIFT PERIOD 1440
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 18/01/2016 03:09:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE -53.007
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE 173.168
Profiler PROBE CODE 865
Profiler RECORDER CODE 64
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID ARGO Italy
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID Euro-Argo
Profiler CONDUCTIVITY ACCURACY 2
Profiler PARKING DEPTH 350
Profiler PROFILE DEPTH 500
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77659282
Bathy 9999
Profiler configuration - Reference day 0
Data centre in charge of platform data processing IF
Positioning system GPS
Positioning system IRIDIUM
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 360240
The telecommunications system used IRIDIUM
The program identifier used by the transmission system n/a
The repetition rate of transmission from the float 45
Model of the float NOVA
The name of the manufacturer METOCEAN
Instrument type 0257
Direction of the profiles A
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. 18/01/2016 03:02:00
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform R/V ITALICA
Identifier of the mission used to deploy the float n/a
Identifier of stations used to verify the first profile n/a
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Name of the cruise n/a
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 12/02/2016 19:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 10/06/2021 14:37:36
Version number of the data handbook 1.2
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation ev en surface (cs) 200
Profiler configuration - Volume transfere par l ev maxi autorise en profondeur (cm3) 15
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en profondeur (cs) 100
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en remontee (cs) 200
Profiler configuration - Dur?e nominale d activation pompe en emergence (cs) 600
Profiler configuration - Pression maxi a ne pas depasser (dBar) 2100
Profiler configuration - Critere de pression de debut de plongee (dBar) 8
Profiler configuration - Nbre de positions hors tolerance autorise en derive conduisant a repositionnement 1
Profiler configuration - Mode de gestion de l echouage en descente a pression de derive 0
Profiler configuration - Critere d echouage: volume cumule (cm3) 200
Profiler configuration - Pression en dessous de laquelle le flotteur reste pose en attente profil remontee (dBar) 100
Profiler configuration - Diminution de la pression visee en cas d echouage (dBar) 50
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 20210312000000
Firmware version 1.4.5
The type of battery packs in the float Lithium
The configuration of battery packs in the float 30 D Cell Li
The type of controller board MetOcean made
Delay Before Mission 15
Period Descent Profile 0
Period Ascent Profile 10
INTERMEDIATE SURFACE THRESHOLD 1000
Depth intermediate threshold 5000
Surface Slice Thickness 1000
Intermediate Slice Thickness 6000
Depth Slice Thickness 13000
End of life transmission period 30
maximum cycles 255
Category of instrument FLOAT
Theoretical time of start of ascent to surface 0
Maximum amount of time allowed for the float to descend to Profile pressure from Park pressure 24
vector pressure sampling period during ascent 1
Vector pressure sampling period at the surface 1
Platform type NOVA
Period of the pressure checks during the float descent. 5
Type of sensor from L22 SeaVox Device Catalogue TOOL0669
Target depth interval between final CTD samples when in spot sampling mode. 5
Minimum of oil volume transfered via the valve during descent. 1
Waiting delay after end of ascent pressure threshold was reached. 3
Pump activation required to empty the reservoir. 9000
Vector pressure sampling period during drift at parking depth. 10
Vector pressure sampling period during stabilization phases. 0
Defines the target pressure interval for float stabilisation at parking depth. 25
Defines the target pressure interval for float drift at parking depth. 100
Minimum number of surface valve attempts without change in pressure to set the surface grounding flag. 300
Timeout for GPS acquisition. 900
Defines the target pressure interval for float stabilisation at profile depth. 20
Defines the target pressure interval for float drift at profile depth. 20
Depth intervals for shallow depth (algorithm of data reduction). 50
Depth intervals for intermediate depth (algorithm of data reduction). 100
Depth intervals for bottom depth (algorithm of data reduction). 250
Calculate transition bins between depth zones (shallow/intermediate/bottom) (algorithm of data reduction). 0
Have to convert string input to LOGICAL (1 = averaged, 0 = spot sampling) 0
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 10/06/2021 14:52:46
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
240 350 500
Sensors
Name Maker Model Serial number Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES SBE SBE41CP 4645055 Dbar
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41CP 7300 Degree Celsius
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41CP 7300 mS.cm-1
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 None None
TEMP None None
PSAL None None
Technical parameters Details