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Argo Quality Control manual for CTD and TRAJ version 3.6 released

The new Quality Control manual for CTD and TRAJ data is now available at:

This version is a significant revision from the previous, with 40 pages added containing new/updated information, examples, summary tables, cartoons, etc.  The major updates/additions are listed below.  Many thanks to the various people who contributed material and comments.  Please feel free to email me with any questions.

 

 

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Argo QC manual for CTD and TRAJ data, Version 3.6, 23 March 2022 release

Section 1: Introduction updated.

Section 2: RT Test 19, Deepest Pressure Test, revised.

Sections 2.3 & 3.9: Added new sections on how to manage intermediate parameters in the R- and D- files.

Section 3.6: Added new section on best practices and examples on how to treat salinity sensor drift in delayed-mode, including Abrupt Salty Drifts.

Sections 2.7 & 3.11: Added new sections on RBR 2K CTD data adjustment procedures and flagging scheme in real-time and in delayed-mode.

Sections 2.6 & 3.10: Added summary qc flag tables for Deep Argo data, real-time and delayed-mode.

Section 4: Real-time procedures on traj file data, previously Section 2.2, now re-numbered as Section 4.

Section 5: Added new section on delayed-mode procedures on traj file data.

Appendix 6.2: Updated comments in Ref Table 2a.

Appendix 6.8: Added information on how to estimate float ascent rates for sensor response corrections.

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