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TITLE
BODC Platform Models
VERSION
1
DATE
2018-01-17 14:25:30.0
IDENTIFIER
SDN:B76::B7600010
OWL:DEPRECATED
false
TYPE
ENTRY TERMS
Argo ARVOR
DEFINITION
An autonomous, self-ballasted, Argo profiling float. It provides temperature, salinity and pressure profiles up to 2000 m depth using a Sea-Bird SBE 41CP CTD. It is less bulky and lighter than traditional floats (19.5 kg), consisting of an antenna, float collar (25 cm dia.) and cylindrical hull (12 cm dia.) resulting in an overall length of 195 cm. It uses an ARGOS telemetry system and an oil ballast with pump and value for buoyancy. Positional accuracy is +/- 30 m.
CONCEPT SCHEME
SKOS:NOTATION
SDN:B76::B7600010
NOTE
accepted
BELONGS TO VOCABULARY
VOID:INDATASET
URI http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/B76/current/B7600010/

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