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CALIBRATED TIMESERIES FILE FORMAT 
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For stations other than directional buoys, the calibrated timeseries (df) 
files are formatted as follows:

Name: SCRIPPS PIER                                             (start of header)
Station: 07301
Channel description: SINGLE POINT
Deployment latitude: 32 52.000' N
Deployment longitude: 117 15.400' W
Water depth(cm):    680
Sensor elevation from sea floor(cm):    230
Data type: Water column (cm)
Gauge type: Paros pressure sensor
Sample rate(Hz): 1.000
Field software version: tr.exe
Field station type: smart
Method of analysis: CDIP

Paros cal_a0:   998.57040
Paros cal_b0:   519.88590
Paros cal_t0:    25.90442
Radio modem: no
Energy basin processing: no
Surge filter processing: no

Number of records:  4440
Start time: 20020201000514 UTC
End time:   20020201011913 UTC
Sample length(hh:mm:ss): 01:14:00
---------------------------------------------------------------- (end of header)
   483.5   483.5   476.1   467.5   462.7   463.6   462.3   465.3 (start of data)
   479.1   484.8   480.9   473.5   469.2   473.1   479.1   474.8
   462.3   456.7   458.0   465.7   480.0   489.1   483.5   469.2
   459.3   463.1   474.8   485.2   485.6   476.1   462.7   452.3
   454.9   467.9   483.5   482.6   472.2   467.0   472.2   481.7
   ...


THE HEADER:

The header of the CDIP timeseries file contains three sections.
The first gives basic information about the sensor: the position, 
the sample rate, the sensor type, etc. 
The second section contains information about the sensor calibration 
factors used to convert the "raw" data to timeseries values.
The third section contains the start time, end time, and sample
length of the data. 
Note that only the start time is set in the field and 
returned with the data; all other entries in this section are calculated 
and added by CDIP's processing programs.

Comments can be added as desired at the bottom of the second section. A dashed
line (----------) separates the header from the data; all comments must be 
placed above this line.


THE DATA:

Each line of data in the timeseries file contains up to 8 values. The data
values are to be read left to right starting at the top. The first value
corresponds to the start time and the last value corresponds to the
end time.

Note: these data have not passed any CDIP quality control procedures.
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