Argo user's manual version 3.3 from November 28th 2019 is now released

The Argo user's manual version 3.3 from November 28th 2019 is now released on:

The Argo data management documents are listed on:

Since ADMT19 meeting in San Diego, a series of clarifications and updates were addressed and reported in this new version 3.3 of "Argo user's manual".
The Argo NetCDF format version for metadata, profile, trajectory and technical data files remains unchanged (V3.1).

The list changes (18):

  • §1.7 Real-time, real-time adjusted data and delayed mode data: additional precisions for BGC data
  • §2.2.4 allow CONFIG_MISSION_NUMBER = 0    ADMT19 Action #19
  • §2.2.4 Note on POSITION_QC is 8
  • §2.2.4 §2.3.4 §2.4.4 FIRMWARE_VERSION dimension changed to length  64, but still accept 32, ADMT19 action 37
  • §2.2.4 add POSITION_ERROR and POSITION_COMMENT
  • §3.2 remove “not used in real time” for QC flag 2
  • §3.4 add Laboratoire de Villefranche in reference table 4
  • §3.5 add accuracy for Iridium, Beidou, GLONASS, GALILEO, GNSS, RAFOS accuracy and estimated position
  • §3.9 add positioning system for BEIDOU, GLONASS, GALILEO, GNSS, NONE
  • §3.15 add measurement codes for in water/in air samples
  • §3.15 add RAFOS MC (measurement codes)
  • §3.15 remove 1076-1099 and 1100 MC (measurement codes)
  • §3.21 typo correction (PET instead of DDST)
  • §3.28 add reference table 28:CONTROLLER_BOARD_TYPE_PRIMARY
  • §3.29 add reference table 29: BATTERY_TYPE
  • §3.30 add reference table 30: BATTERY_PACKS (optional field)
  • §6.3 “compressed file distribution” chapter remove - ADMT19 action #17 “Remove zipped GDAC files from Coriolis.  Only serve them on DOI page.”
  • §6.3  Archived DOI dataset description