Float salinity calibration tool and references
Owens & Wong float salinity calibration tool, Version 1.1, July 2011

A float salinity calibration tool that merges the objective mapping scheme of WJO and BS, plus an optimal linear piecewise fitting scheme based on Jones & Dey (1995).

Summary of updates to OW tool:- July 2011
Summary of updates to OW tool:- June 2010
Summary of updates to OW tool:- December 2009
Summary of updates to OW tool:- February 2009
Summary of updates to OW tool:- October 2008
Summary of updates to OW tool:- May 2008
Summary of updates to OW tool:- December 2007

The DMQC reference databases (CTD & Argo) are located at Coriolis Data Centre.
Please email codac@ifremer.fr to get Username/Password for accessing the FTP site.

References (in reverse chronological order)

Owens, W.B., A.P.S. Wong, "An improved calibration method for the drift of the conductivity sensor on autonomous CTD profiling floats by theta-s climatology", Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 56(3), 450-457, 2009.

Owens, W.B., A.P.S. Wong, "Estimating the drift of the conductivity sensors on Argo floats using a piece-wise linear fit", Argonautics, Number 8, December 2006.

Bohme, L., U. Send, "Objective analyses of hydrographic data for referencing profiling float salinities in highly variable environments", Deep-Sea Research Part II, 52, 651-664, 2005.

Wong, A.P.S., G.C. Johnson, W.B. Owens, "Delayed-mode calibration of autonomous CTD profiling float salinity data by theta-S climatology", 20(2), 308-318, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 2003.

Wong, A.P.S., G.C. Johnson, W.B. Owens, "Delayed-mode calibration of profiling float salinity data by historical hydrographic data", Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, p.12-15, 81st AMS Annual Meeting 14-19 January 2001 conference volume.

Jones, R.H., I. Dey, "Determining one or more change points", Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 76, 1-6, 1995.