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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TSO2

internal ID number                      0767
transmission ID number                  02817
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TSO2
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           4900345
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       12 06 2004 06 51
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      12 06 2004 07 26
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     51. 49.9 -048. -25.8
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        04.41667
up time [hours]                         14.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      34.
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=2.2678e-4; FOFFSET=-799.3444; TCOR=-0.0011; PCOR=1.350e-4;
calib eq 1 for back_scatter             BS=(LssSig+lss1*(LssRef+lss2))*lss3+lss4
calib coef for back_scatter             lss1=-2.747; lss2=-1256; lss3=0.454e-4; lss4=-0.008836;
calib eq 1 for chlorophyll              Not available yet
calib eq 2 for chlorophyll              maybe Chl=CHL_SLOPE*cnts+CHL_OFFSET
calib coef for chlorophyll              for eq. 1 not available yet; CHL_SLOPE=0.0094; CHL_OFFSET=-1.324;
calib eq 1 for voltage                  vslope*cnts+voff
calib coef for voltage                  VSLOPE=0.08; VOFF=0.46;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=0.290; VACOFF=-29.72;
conductivity calibration date           01 12 2003
temperature calibration date            01 12 2003
pressure calibration date               21 08 2003
oxygen calibration date                 03 11 2003
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     0815
PI                                      Stephen Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Kurt R. Heinze
float deployer address                  UW, Seattle
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Endeavor
deployment cruise id                    EN 394
profile at deployment                   N/A
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1000
cycles for profile pressure             4
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       1165
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        1165
pressure sensor type                    SBE41
pressure sensor manufacturer            SBE
pressure sensor serial number           4074
oxygen sensor type                      SBE43
oxygen sensor manufacturer              SBE
oxygen sensor serial number             0027
FLSS sensor type                        fluorometer/back-scatter
FLSS sensor manufacturer                Wetlabs
FLSS sensor serial number               002
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.1
Board version                           APF-9a
Board serial number                     0005
ROM version                             122103
comment                                 float has DO and optical sensor