Configuration, display and plot files used during HOT cruisesThe first two tables describe the configuration and display files to be used during realtime data acquisition (program CBIRD). The third table contains the plot configuration file names to be used with the plotting program (PLT) when post-cast plots are generated from archived data files.
The abbreviated entries are temperature (T), salinity (S), density (), dissolved oxygen (O2), transmissivity (Tr), fluorescence (Fl), oxygen sensor voltage (V), pressure (P), frequency (freq), temperature sensor difference (dt) and salinity sensor difference (dS).
Configuration files (with extension .CON) are read by the system to determine which sensors are installed on the CTD, their serial number, calibration coefficients and channel assignments.
|Configuration File||Sensors Configured||Stored Variables|
|WOCE||P, T, T2, C, C2, O2(1), O2(2), Altimeter||all, 2nd T, C, O2|
|GOFS||P, T, T2, C, C2, O2(1), O2(2), F1, Tr||all, 2nd T, C, O2|
|KAENA||P, T, T2, C, C2, O2(1), O2(2), F1, Tr, Altimeter||all, 2nd T, C, O2|
|DTEST||P, T, T2, C, C2, O2(1), O2(2), V1-4, freq 1-4||all, 2nd T, C, O2|
Display files (with extension .DSP) are used by the system to determine the variables and axis ranges to be displayed on the computer screen and on the status line during data acquisition. The "status line" column lists the variables that are displayed in the status line beneath the screen plot.
|Display File||Y-Axis |
|Status Line |
|W-1000||1100||T, S, , O2||Pump status, P, dT, dS|
|W-5000||5000||T, S, , O2||Altimeter, P, dT, dS|
|G-5000||5000||T, S, Fl, O2||[same as W-5000]|
|G-1000||1100||T, S, Fl, O2||[same as W-1000]|
|G-500||500||T, S, Fl, O2||SN, P, T, S|
|KAENA||3000||T, S, Fl, O2||[same as W-5000]|
|TEST||----||------||P, T1, T2, C1, C2, O2(1), O2(2), V1-4, freq 1-4|
Plots files (with extension .PLT) are read by the plotting program to determine the variables and axis range to use.
|Plot File||Y-Axis |
|W-1000||1000||T, S, , O2|
|W-5000||5000||T, S, , O2|
|G-1000||1000||T, S, Fl, O2|
|OXYTST||1000||O2, V (1,2)|
|OXY5000||5000||O2, V (1,2)|
|DELTATC||1000||dT, dC, dS|
|DTC5000||5000||dT, dC, dS|
|XMISFL||1000||T, S, Tr, Fl|
Note: calculated fields (e.g. salinity) are not stored to the hard disk.
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