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Code 6903776
Name ARVOR-I Profiling Float
Description ARGO Italy
Project Argo Italy
Institution OGS, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale
Data Assembly Center IF : CORIOLIS
Activity Inactive
Status
Comment
First station date 17/02/2020 15:59:00
Last station date 04/05/2021 05:55:30
Float cycles 45, 44, 43, 42, 41, 40, 39, 38, 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 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 6903776
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.13
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Configuration
Profiler TYPE PROVOR
Profiler VERSION 5.45
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 10
Profiler IMMERSION DRIFT PERIOD 360
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 17/02/2020 13:56:04
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE -62
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE 0
Profiler PROBE CODE 844
Profiler RECORDER CODE 64
Profiler EXPERIMENT ID Argo Italy
Profiler PARKING DEPTH 1000
Profiler PROFILE DEPTH 2000
Platform activity flag I
The last valid station id of the platform 77200165
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.) 870717
The telecommunications system used IRIDIUM
Model of the float ARVOR-I (AI2600-19EU014)
The name of the manufacturer NKE
Instrument type AI2600-19EU014
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. 17/02/2020 13:53:07
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform R/V Agulhas II
Identifier of stations used to verify the first profile no
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Name of the cruise SANAE 59 cruise
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 24/02/2020 20:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 25/02/2020 17:34:37
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) 800
Profiler configuration - Volume transfere par l ev maxi autorise en profondeur (cm3) 11
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en profondeur (cs) 290
Profiler configuration - Duree maxi d activation pompe en remontee (cs) 720
Profiler configuration - Dur?e nominale d activation pompe en emergence (cs) 27000
Profiler configuration - Tolerance sur l atteinte de la pression de consigne (dBar) 30
Profiler configuration - Pression maxi a ne pas depasser (dBar) 2100
Profiler configuration - Pression de debut de reduction de la duree d activation ev en surface (dBar) 2
Profiler configuration - Critere de pression de debut de plongee (dBar) 7
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) 36
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 - Mode d acquisition de la mesure 1
Profiler configuration - Periode d alternance profil - si=1, pas d alternance (jour) 1
Profiler configuration - Profondeur de profil alterne (dBar) 2000
Profiler configuration - Vitesse moyenne descente (mm/s) 25
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 1.49
Profiler configuration - Coefficient de calibrage pression B -51
Firmware version 5900A04
The configuration of battery packs in the float 2 WILPA1621A
The type of controller board I535
The serial number of the primary controller board 70-10-596-002 C190228-0034
The float owner OGS
The operating institution of the float OGS
Delay Before Mission 30
Period Descent Profile 0
Period Ascent Profile 10
INTERMEDIATE SURFACE THRESHOLD 100
Depth intermediate threshold 700
Surface Slice Thickness 2
Intermediate Slice Thickness 10
Depth Slice Thickness 25
Optode type 0
Average ascent speed 90
CTD cut-off pressure 2
maximum cycles 500
Category of instrument FLOAT
Id of the sail connector 19EU014
Number of the bluetooth connection C190212-0334-A
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 17/02/2020 13:23:07
Description of the float buoyancy just after deployment OK
Name of the deployment operator Giuseppe Aulicino,Parthenope
Method used to deploy the float Manual
Comment on float visual inspection done during acceptance tests OK
Comment on ballast visual inspection done during acceptance tests OK
Float battery voltage measured at the beginning of the acceptance tests 10.3
Spy mode set to ON at the beginning of the acceptance tests OK
Show mode set to OFF at the beginning of the acceptance tests OK
Mission armed at the beginning of the acceptance tests OK
Comment on float visual inspection done during the pre-deployment check OK
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
Period of the pressure checks during the float ascent to surface 2
pression stab remontée 10
Platform type ARVOR
Time delay between each new attempt to descend when the float is stuck at the surface. 30
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
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 TOOL0837
Number of cycles for the first mission of a double mission Argos float (Arvor ARN 2013) 500
Comment on float internal checks before deployment (valve and pump actions, argos transmission check) OK
Float waiting period before the surface ResetOffset CTD command (Arvor ARN 2013) 0
Timeout for GPS acquisition. 36
Cycle periodicity of the 'in air measurement' phase. 0
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). 33000
Maximum delay (in days) since the last ice evasion date to raise a new ice evasion. 10
Max delay (in days) of no transmission due to the ice detection algorithm. This param is used to disable the ice detection algorithm for a float which always aborts its ascent (probably because of some error in its ISA algorithm config param). 90
Number of successful temperature comparisons for the ISA algorithm to state that ice is present. 3
Start pressure of the TEMP comparison. 40
Stop pressure of the TEMP comparison. 10
Ice temperature where profiles are aborted because of ice formation conditions. -1
Pressure threshold to start the slow ascent speed phase. 150
Pressure acquisition period of the ice detection algorithm. 2
Min pressure difference for pump action during ISA ice detection algorithm. 2
Pump action duration during ISA ice detection algorithm. 500
Timeout to acquire a GPS fix during ice detection. 5
Timeout of the first Iridium lock during ice detection. 10
Timeout without vertical motion during ice detection. 80
Min pressure difference to end a buoyancy inversion phase after a cycle abort due to ice detection. 20
Transfered volume per valve action during a buoyancy inversion phase. 9
Min cumulated volume by valve actions during a buoyancy inversion phase for grounding on descent detection. 900
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 04/05/2021 10:58:30
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
240 1000 2000
Sensors
Name Maker Model Serial number Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES DRUCK DRUCK_2900PSIA 11162141
CTD_TEMP SBE SBE41CP 41-11716
CTD_CNDC SBE SBE41CP 41-11716
Physical parameters
Name Units Accuracy Resolution
CTD_PRES dbar 2.4 dbar 0.1 dbar
CTD_TEMP degC 0.002 degC 0.001 degC
CTD_CNDC psu 0.005 psu 0.001 psu
Calibrations
Parameter Equation Coefficients Comment
PRES
TEMP
PSAL
Technical parameters Details