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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Cape_Lookout_Bight_Satellite_Data_Time_At_temperature.csv
Entity  |  SEFSC

Reports the percentage of time a turtle spent at a set ranges of temperatures.

Cape_Lookout_Bight_Satellite_Data_Rtc.csv
Entity  |  SEFSC

Provides telemetry Data

Cape_Lookout_Bight_Satellite_Data_Summary.csv
Entity  |  SEFSC

Provides a summary by tag of the telemetry information

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What's New in InPort

Find out what's new in this latest release of InPort.

Why Metadata?

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

Accessing Metadata in InPort

Learn how to search and make use of metadata in InPort.

Contributing Metadata in InPort

Learn how to publish metadata for your organization in InPort.

Importing Metadata into InPort

Learn how to import metadata from other sources into InPort.

InPort AdHoc Reports

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