What is InPort?

InPort is the centralized repository of documentation (metadata) for NMFS data and the tools to access the data, as required by the Data and Information Policy Directive and the Data Documentation Procedural Directive.

FIS  NOAA Fisheries

As NMFS’s official metadata catalog, InPort is the single most important component in NMFS Enterprise Data Management (EDM) architecture which enables our customers to find, access and understand our vast array of data and information.

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CSVIs Codebook
Entity  |  OST

This codebook lists the variable names and description for NOAA Fisheries Community Social Vulnerability Indicators (CSVIs) that measure Social Vulnerability, Gentrification Pressure, Sea Level Rise Risk, Storm Surge Risk, Commercial and Recreational Fishing Dependence in communities located in U.S. coastal counties from the year 2009 to 2018.

NOAA Fisheries Community Social Vulnerability Indicators (CSVIs)
Data Set  |  OST

The NOAA Fisheries Community Social Vulnerability Indicators (CSVIs) data series from 2009 to 2018 is comprised of a suite of indicators that describe and evaluate a coastal community’s ability to respond to changing social, economic and environmental conditions. The CSVIs are a valuable educational tool for policy makers, fishery management practitioners, stakeholders and the public. The 14 indic...

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Why Metadata?

Learn more about the purpose for metadata, and NMFS requirements for documenting data assets.

Accessing Metadata in InPort

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Contributing Metadata in InPort

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Importing Metadata into InPort

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InPort AdHoc Reports

View, filter, and download your InPort catalog items. View metadata rubric and PARR completeness for NMFS.