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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TSO4

internal ID number                      1523
transmission ID number                  17390
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TSO4
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           5901053
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       01 11 2005 03 01
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      01 11 2005 03 53
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     -39. -52.2 -130. -0.0
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06.
down time [days]                        7.
up time [hours]                         17.
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)
calib eq 2 for oxygen                   oxsol(T,S)[ml/l], Garcia&Gordon (1992), Limnol. & Oc. 37(6), 1307 - 1312
calib eq 3 for oxygen                   OX=soc*(cnts + foffset)*(1.0 + aa*T + bb*T^2 + cc*T^3)*OXSOL*exp(pcor*P/tt)
calib coef for oxygen                   SOC=5.7874e-5; FOFFSET=-3421.5639; AA=-3.8037e-3; BB=2.0980e-4; CC=-3.4142e-6; PCOR=0.0423
calib eq 1 for voltage                  vslope*cnts+voff
calib coef for voltage                  VSLOPE=0.0769; VOFF=0.5385;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=0.2938; VACOFF=-30.1256;
conductivity calibration date           01 08 2005
temperature calibration date            01 08 2005
pressure calibration date               21 07 2005
oxygen calibration date                 26 07 2005
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     2135
PI                                      Stephen Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Evan Solly
float deployer address                  NIWA, NZ
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Kaharoa
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         2000
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       2274
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        2274
pressure sensor type                    2900 PSIA
pressure sensor manufacturer            DRUCK
pressure sensor serial number           7779
oxygen sensor type                      SBE43I
oxygen sensor manufacturer              SBE
oxygen sensor serial number             0123
battery type                            Alkaline and lithium
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.2
ROM version                             062005
Board serial number                     5025
Board version                           APF-9a
comment                                 n/a