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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2015 USACE NCMP Topobathy Lidar DEM: Duck, NC
Data Set  |  OCMP

These files contain rasterized topobathy lidar elevations generated from data collected by the Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar (CZMIL) system. CZMIL integrates a lidar sensor with simultaneous topographic and bathymetric capabilities, a digital camera and a hyperspectral imager on a single remote sensing platform for use in coastal mapping and charting activities. Horizontal positions, prov...

2019 NOAA NGS Topobathy Lidar DEM: Tampa Bay, FL
Data Set  |  NGS

These data were collected by Leading Edge Geomatics using a RIEGL VQ880-G / RIEGL VQ880-GII topobathymertic lidar system. The data were acquired from November 22, 2019 to December 20, 2019. The data include topobathy data in LAS 1.4 format classified as created, unclassified (1); ground (2); noise (low or high) (7); bathymetric bottom (40); water surface (41); derived water surface (42); submerge...

2019 NOAA NGS Topobathy Lidar: Tampa Bay, FL
Data Set  |  NGS

These data were collected by Leading Edge Geomatics using a RIEGL VQ880-G / RIEGL VQ880-GII topobathymertic lidar system. The data were acquired from November 22, 2019 to December 20, 2019. The data include topobathy data in LAS 1.4 format classified as created, unclassified (1); ground (2); noise (low or high) (7); bathymetric bottom (40); water surface (41); derived water surface (42); submerge...

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Why Metadata?

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