Code 6903268
Name ARVOR-DEEP 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
First station date 22/10/2019 23:14:00
Last station date 14/06/2021 19:07:00
Float cycles 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
Float Argo trajectory for platform 6903268
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.15
T/S Diagram
Section chart

Overlayed profiles

Waterfall profiles

Profiler VERSION 5.67
Profiler CRC TYPE 16
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 22/10/2019 22:00:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE 36.6031
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE 21.4737
Profiler REFERENCE DATETIME 24/10/2019 00:00:00
Profiler PROBE CODE 838
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID Argo-Italy
Profiler PARKING DEPTH 3500
Profiler PROFILE DEPTH 4000
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77691494
Bathy 4200
Profiler configuration - Reference day 2
Data centre in charge of platform data processing IF
Positioning system GPS
Positioning system IRIDIUM
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 589678
The telecommunications system used IRIDIUM
Model of the float DEEP-ARVOR 4000m
The name of the manufacturer NKE
Instrument type AD2700-18EU003
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. 22/10/2019 21:59:00
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform R/V LAURA BASSI
Identifier of stations used to verify the first profile no
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Name of the cruise In transit to Egypt
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 07/11/2019 14:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 09/06/2021 22:33:17
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) 1800
Profiler configuration - Volume transfere par l ev maxi autorise en profondeur (cm3) 17
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en profondeur (cs) 450
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en remontee (cs) 1120
Profiler configuration - Dur?e nominale d activation pompe en emergence (cs) 28000
Profiler configuration - Tolerance sur l atteinte de la pression de consigne (dBar) 5
Profiler configuration - Pression maxi a ne pas depasser (dBar) 4220
Profiler configuration - Pression de debut de reduction de la duree d activation ev en surface (dBar) 4
Profiler configuration - Critere de pression de debut de plongee (dBar) 12
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) 47
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 - Periode d alternance profil - si=1, pas d alternance (jour) 1
Profiler configuration - Profondeur de profil alterne (dBar) 4000
Profiler configuration - Vitesse moyenne descente (mm/s) 27
Profiler configuration - Increment de profondeur de consigne a chaque cycle (dBar) 0
Profiler configuration - Timeout modem iridium (minute) 120
Profiler configuration - Coefficient de calibrage pression A 1.42
Profiler configuration - Coefficient de calibrage pression B -171
List of parameters with real-time calibration information DOXY
Calibration equation for this parameter PPOX_DOXY_ADJUSTED = a1 * PPOX_DOXY + a0
Calibration coefficients for this equation a1=1.0666, a0=0.0000
Comment applying to this parameter calibration initial assessment by coriolis according to based on case1_1 (cycles 2 3 4 5 6)
Date of the calibration 20191022220000
Firmware version 5608A14
The configuration of battery packs in the float WILPA2427
The type of controller board I535
The serial number of the primary controller board C157946-0114
The float owner OGS
The operating institution of the float OGS
Delay Before Mission 0
Period Descent Profile 0
Period Ascent Profile 10
Depth intermediate threshold 700
Surface Slice Thickness 2
Intermediate Slice Thickness 10
Depth Slice Thickness 25
PRES when the SBE pump is switched off 5
Anderaa calibration coeff C0 2.871410E-03
Anderaa calibration coeff C1 1.262620E-04
Anderaa calibration coeff C2 2.319100E-06
Anderaa calibration coeff C3 2.000490E+02
Anderaa calibration coeff C4 -2.178500E-01
Anderaa calibration coeff C5 -4.235820E+01
Anderaa calibration coeff C6 3.975290E+00
Average ascent speed 90
Anderaa optode phase coeff 0 -1.411000E+00
Anderaa optode phase coeff 1 1
Anderaa optode phase coeff 2 0
Anderaa optode phase coeff 3 0
CTD cut-off pressure 5
preset duration of the 'up' time (start of ascent to start of descent) 5.5
maximum cycles 255
Aanderaa Optode temp coeff 0 2.258800E+01
Aanderaa Optode temp coeff 1 -3.066440E-02
Aanderaa Optode temp coeff 2 2.766000E-06
Aanderaa Optode temp coeff 3 -4.112380E-09
Aanderaa Optode temp coeff 4 0.000000E+00
Aanderaa Optode temp coeff 5 0.000000E+00
Category of instrument FLOAT_DEEP
Id of the sail connector 18EU003
Number of the bluetooth connection 2017 12 0114
Firmware checksum OK
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 22/10/2019 21:59:00
Description of the float buoyancy just after deployment ok
Name of the deployment operator Massimo Pacciaroni OGS
Method used to deploy the float manual
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
vector pressure sampling period during ascent 2
pression stab remontée 10
Vertical pressure offset due to the fact that the OPTODE sensor is not exactly at the CTD pressure (in dbar) -0.3
Platform type ARVOR_D
Time delay between each new attempt to descend when the float is stuck at the surface. 60
1 if the Optode is active during the cycle, 0 otherwise. 1
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
Period of the pressure checks during the float descent. 5
If the float vertical motion, is less than this threshold, the float makes buoyancy adjustments. 4
Maximum number of GPS location acquisition retries before it resets the GPS. 45
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 TOOL0826
Comment on float internal checks before deployment (valve and pump actions, argos transmission check) OK
Float deployment height (m) 2
Ship speed during float deployment (kts) 5
Wind speed during float deplayment (Beaufort) 1
Sea state during float deployment (calm, smooth, slight, moderate, rough, very rough, high, very high, phenomenal) Slight (0.5 to 1.25 m)
Cycle periodicity of the 'in air measurement' phase. 1
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). 38000
The float has an additonial stick for air measurement (yes/no) yes
Maximum delay (in days) since the last ice evasion date to raise a new ice evasion. 0
Bottom area threshold after grounding (Arvor deep) 50
1 if a ballast sensor is mounted on the float, 0 otherwise 0
Calibration adjusted error 10
Code (used by the decoder) of the method used to estimate adjustment error 1_1
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 14/06/2021 22:35:19
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 3500 4000
Name Maker Model Serial number Units Accuracy Resolution
Physical parameters
Name Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES decibar 2.4 0.1
CTD_TEMP degC 0.002 0.001
CTD_CNDC psu 0.005 0.001
OPTODE_DOXY degree 0.002
OPTODE_DOXY degree 0.002
OPTODE_DOXY degC 0.001
OPTODE_DOXY umol/kg 1 umol/kg
OPTODE_DOXY mbar 8 umol/kg or 10%
Parameter Equation Coefficients Comment
Technical parameters Details