Code 7900538
Name ARVOR Profiling Float
Description Argo BSH
Project ARGO-BSH
Institution Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)
Data Assembly Center IF : CORIOLIS
Activity Active
First station date 28/02/2020 09:59:00
Last station date 13/06/2021 05:36:20
Float cycles 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 7900538
(C) Coriolis data centre - 2021.06.13
T/S Diagram
Section chart
Overlayed profiles
Waterfall profiles
Profiler VERSION 5.45
Profiler CYCLE PERIOD 10
Profiler LAUNCH DATETIME 28/02/2020 08:52:00
Profiler LAUNCH LATITUDE 33.0932
Profiler LAUNCH LONGITUDE -36.0196
Profiler PROBE CODE 844
Profiler PARKING DEPTH 1000
Profiler PROFILE DEPTH 2000
Platform activity flag A
The last valid station id of the platform 77551070
Profiler configuration - Reference day 1
Data centre in charge of platform data processing IF
Positioning system GPS
Positioning system IRIDIUM
Transmission identifier (ARGOS, ORBCOMM, etc.) 860530
The telecommunications system used IRIDIUM
Model of the float ARVOR I - 2000 dbar
The name of the manufacturer NKE
Instrument type AI2600-19DE038
Direction of the profiles B
Name of the principal investigator Dr. Birgit Klein
Quality on launch date, time and location 1
Date (UTC) of the first descent of the float. 28/02/2020 08:50:00
Quality on start date 1
Identifier of the deployment platform RV Meteor
Identifier of stations used to verify the first profile yes
The number of times this cycle repeats 1
Name of the cruise M161
Date of last update of the metadata of the platform 02/03/2020 15:00:00
Date of last update of the trajectory of the platform 13/06/2021 08:39:51
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) 24000
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) 1
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 1.413
Profiler configuration - Coefficient de calibrage pression B -98.65
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 20210315000000
Firmware version 5900A04
The manual version for the float 33-16-033
A standard format number to describe the data format for each float 102011
The configuration of battery packs in the float 1919_071_072
The serial number of the primary controller board C190228-0118
The float owner BSH
The operating institution of the float Coriolis
Delay Before Mission 0
Period Descent Profile 0
Period Ascent Profile 10
Depth intermediate threshold 200
Surface Slice Thickness 1
Intermediate Slice Thickness 10
Depth Slice Thickness 25
Optode type 0
Average ascent speed 90
CTD cut-off pressure 5
maximum cycles 300
Category of instrument FLOAT
Id of the sail connector ARSH
Number of the bluetooth connection C190212-0418-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 28/02/2020 08:50:00
Name of the deployment operator Stefan Kinne
Comment on the float deployment 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. 10
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) 300
Comment on float internal checks before deployment (valve and pump actions, argos transmission check) OK
Float deployment height (m) 3
Float waiting period before the surface ResetOffset CTD command (Arvor ARN 2013) 0
Timeout for GPS acquisition. 45
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). 30000
Maximum delay (in days) since the last ice evasion date to raise a new ice evasion. 0
Date of last update of the tech data of the platform 13/06/2021 11:45:52
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
Name Maker Model Serial number Units Accuracy Resolution
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
Parameter Equation Coefficients Comment
Technical parameters Details