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 Management 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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2018 USGS Lidar: Sabine River, LA
Data Set  |  OCMP

Product: The lidar data were processed and classified according to project specifications. Detailed breaklines and bare-earth Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) were produced for the project area. Data was formatted according to tiles with each tile covering an area of 1000m by 1000m. The total project encompasses an area of approximately 10,535 sq. miles. Dataset Description: The LA Sabine Riv...

Opportunistic Sightings of Bottlenose Dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, Along the Southeast Florida Coast and Florida Bay, 1992 - 1997.
Document  |  SEFSC

The bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, is the most common cetacean species found in nearshore waters of the Florida Keys and in Florida Bay. Opportunistic sightings from aerial surveys provide rough estimates of the relative abundance of bottlenose dolphin in these waters. These surveys have been conducted along the southeast Florida coast since September 1992 to document vessel usage in t...

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Why Metadata?

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