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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TS13

internal ID number                      0520
transmission ID number                  39955
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TS13
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           5900413
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       13 07 2003 21 13
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      13 07 2003 21 46
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     -41. -53.8  -177. -11.6
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        10.
up time [hours]                         13.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      60.0000
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              n/a
calib eq 1 for salinity                 sslope*cnts+soff
calib coef for salinity                 SSLOPE=0.001; SOFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for temperature              tslope*cnts+toff
calib coef for temperature              TSLOPE=0.001; TOFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for pressure                 pslope*cnts+poff
calib coef for pressure                 PSLOPE=0.1; POFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for voltage                  vslope*cnts+voff
calib coef for voltage                  VSLOPE=0.1; VOFF=0.4;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=0.236; VACOFF=-30.22;
conductivity calibration date           14 01 2003
temperature calibration date            14 01 2003
pressure calibration date               19 12 2002
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     1280
PI                                      Stephen Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Kurt R. Heinze
float deployer address                  UW, Seattle
deployment type                         VOS
deployment platform                     M/V Columbus New Zealand
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1000 2000
cycles for profile pressure             3 1
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       0991
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        0991
pressure sensor type                    SBE41
pressure sensor manufacturer            SBE
pressure sensor serial number           2677
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.6
ROM version                             060602
comment                                 n/a