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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TSO1

internal ID number                      273
transmission ID number                  18392
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TSO1
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           4900093
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       29 08 2002 13 55
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      29 08 2002 14 19
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     22. 45. -158. 00
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]      44.
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 oxygen                   tt=(T+273.15)/100
calib eq 2 for oxygen                   OXSAT=exp(a1+a2/tt+a3*ln(tt)+a4*tt+S*(b1+b2*tt+b3*tt*tt))
calib eq 3 for oxygen                   OX=soc*(cnts+foffset)*exp(tcor*T)*OXSAT*exp(pcor*P)
calib coef for oxygen                   SOC=1.565e-4; FOFFSET=-1194.4817; TCOR=-0.0004; PCOR=1.350e-4;
calib eq 1 for voltage                  vslope*cnts+voff
calib coef for voltage                  VSLOPE=0.1; VOFF=0.6;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=-0.236; VACOFF=30.21;
conductivity calibration date           03 06 2002
temperature calibration date            03 06 2002
pressure calibration date               11 02 2002
oxygen calibration date                 25 01 2002
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     0894
PI                                      Stephen Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Dana Swift
float deployer address                  UW, Seattle
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Wecoma
deployment cruise id                    HOT139
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         2000 1000
cycles for profile pressure             1 3
Profile Sampling Method                 n/a
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       0678
temperature sensor type                 n/a
temperature sensor manufacturer         n/a
temperature sensor serial number        n/a
pressure sensor type                    n/a
pressure sensor manufacturer            n/a
pressure sensor serial number           n/a
oxygen sensor type                      n/a
oxygen sensor manufacturer              n/a
oxygen sensor serial number             n/a
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.0
ROM version                             051402
comment                                 n/a