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Code 6903217
Name NOVA 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 30/01/2017 15:13:31
Last station date 08/06/2021 04:51:22
Float cycles 160, 159, 158, 157, 156, 155, 154, 153, 152, 151, 150, 149, 148, 147, 146, 145, 144, 143, 142, 141, 140, 139, 137, 136, 135, 134, 133, 132, 131, 128, 127, 126, 125, 121, 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 6903217
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.13
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Configuration
Profiler TYPE NOVA
Profiler VERSION 1.0
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 10
Profiler IMMERSION DRIFT PERIOD 1440
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 30/01/2017 14:33:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE -54
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE -9
Profiler PROBE CODE 865
Profiler RECORDER CODE 64
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID ARGO Italy
Profiler PARKING DEPTH 1000
Profiler PROFILE DEPTH 2000
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77599540
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.) 411850
The telecommunications system used IRIDIUM
Model of the float NOVA Antarctic float
The name of the manufacturer METOCEAN
Instrument type 0405
Direction of the profiles B
Name of the principal investigator Pierre-Marie POULAIN
Quality on launch date, time and location 1
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform R/V AGULHAS II
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 31/01/2017 21:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 08/06/2021 08:37:43
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=0.0080
Comment applying to this parameter calibration Real-time salinity adjustment
Date of the calibration 20210108000000
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
Delay Before Mission 15
Period Descent Profile 0
Period Ascent Profile 10
INTERMEDIATE SURFACE THRESHOLD 1000
Depth intermediate threshold 7000
Surface Slice Thickness 20
Intermediate Slice Thickness 100
Depth Slice Thickness 250
PRES when the SBE pump is switched off 2
End of life transmission period 30
maximum cycles 255
Category of instrument FLOAT
Comment on float visual inspection done just before deployment OK
Method used to deploy the float manual
Theoretical time of start of ascent to surface 1
Maximum amount of time allowed for the float to descend to Profile pressure from Park pressure 10
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). 20
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 08/06/2021 08:52:04
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 SBE SBE41CP 41-8705
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41CP 8705
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41CP 8705
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
TEMP
PSAL
Technical parameters Details