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Metadata for Float Type: SOLO_TS16_FSI

internal ID number                      0616
hexadecimal ARGOS ID                    32C9B35
transmission ID number                  40371
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         SOLO_TS16
ARGOS program number                    13281
WMO ID number                           4900440
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        852
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          62
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       06 09 2003 16 45
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      06 09 2003 19 16 
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     37. 0.09 -72. -42.77
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        0.75
cycle time [days]                       10
descent time [hours]                    21
neutral depth time [days]               8.20833
ascent time [hours]                     21
surface time [hours]                    12
transmission repetition rate [sec]      60
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              n/a
calib eq 1 for pressure                 P=PGAIN*Pcnt+POFF
calib eq 2 for pressure                 if P_PREV<=P1 P=P_PREV+DP1
calib eq 3 for pressure                 if P1<P_PREV<=P2 P=P_PREV+DP2
calib eq 4 for pressure                 if P2<P_PREV<=P3 P=P_PREV+DP3
calib coef for pressure                 POFF=-20; PGAIN=0.1; P1=200; P2=400; P3=2000; DP1=10; DP2=20; DP3=50;
calib eq 1 for temperature              T = CNTS*TGAIN+TOFF
calib coef for temperature              TGAIN=0.001;TOFF=-3.00
calib eq 1 for conductivity             C = CNTS*CGAIN+T+COFF
calib coef for conductivity             CGAIN=0.001;COFF=-10.00
calib eq 1 for cpu voltage              VCPU = CPUGAIN*CNTS+CPUOFF
calib coef for cpu voltage              CPUGAIN=0.1;CPUOFF=0.0
calib eq 1 for aux voltage              VAUX = AUXGAIN*CNTS+AUXOFF
calib coef for aux voltage              AUXGAIN=0.1;AUXOFF=0.0
conductivity calibration date           n/a           
temperature calibration date            n/a               
pressure calibration date               n/a 
float manufacturer                      WHOI
float serial number                     SL246
PI                                      Breck Owens
principal investigator address          WHOI, Woods Hole, MA
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Ulises Rivero
float deployer address                  AOML
deployment type                         VOS
deployment platform                     Horizon Hawaii
deployment cruise id                    AX10
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
pump type                               260ml
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         1000
cycles for profile pressure             1
Profile Sampling Method                 Continuous
temperature sensor type                 FSI
temperature sensor manufacturer         FSI
temperature sensor serial number        1522
conductivity sensor type                FSI
conductivity sensor manufacturer        FSI
conductivity sensor serial number       1522
pressure sensor type                    n/a
pressure sensor manufacturer            Druck
pressure sensor serial number           n/a
ROM version                             n/a
battery type                            Lithium
initial battery voltage [volt]          14.6
comment                                 n/a