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.

More Information
Updated hourly

Recently Published on InPort

Photographs resulting from experiment remote camera viewing of sea turtles and habitats
Data Set  |  PIFSC

Photos collected in marine turtle research programs are diverse, ranging from isolated observations of incidental encounters with turtles to voluminous, complex behavioral data gathered in systematic surveys of nesting beaches or inshore habitats. Due to the different types of photos the information is opportunistically and periodically collected. The study area is East Island, French Frigate Shoa...

Still photographs including ones resulting from experimental remote camera viewing of sea turtles and habitats
Project  |  PIFSC

Photos collected in turtle research program are diverse, ranging from isolated observations of incidental encounters with turtles to voluminous, complex behavioral data gathered in systematic surveys of nesting beaches or inshore habitats. Due to the different types of photos the information is opportunistically and periodically collected. The study areas in this database include the islands from...

Photographs resulting from experiment remote camera viewing of sea turtles and habitats
Data Set  |  PIFSC

Photos collected in marine turtle research programs are diverse, ranging from isolated observations of incidental encounters with turtles to voluminous, complex behavioral data gathered in systematic surveys of nesting beaches or inshore habitats. Due to the different types of photos the information is opportunistically and periodically collected. The study area is East Island, French Frigate Shoa...

View More Items
Updated hourly

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.