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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2016 USGS Lidar DEM: Assateague Island, Maryland and Virginia, Post-Hurricane Hermine, 10-12 September 2016
Data Set  |  OCMP

A digital elevation model (DEM) mosaic was produced for Assateague Island, Maryland and Virginia, post-Hurricane Hermine, from remotely sensed, geographically referenced elevation measurements collected by Quantum Spatial using a Riegl VQ-880-G (532-nm wavelength circular scan and 1064-nm wavelength linear scan) lidar sensor.

Coral mass bleaching and reef temperatures at Navassa Island, 2006
Document  |  SEFSC

Bleaching and associated mortality is an extreme threat to the persistence of coral populations in the projected warming regime of the next few decades. Recent evidence indicates that thermal bleaching thresholds may be affected by water quality gradients. The unexpected encounter of a coral mass bleaching event at a remote, uninhabited Caribbean island (Navassa) during a routine reef assessment c...

Cruise Report: Living Oceans Foundation Expedition to Navassa Island aboard the MV Golden Shadow, March 26-30, 2012
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Several NOAA and CIMAS participants were invited to participate in the Living Oceans Foundation Expedition leg to Navassa Island aboard the MV Golden Shadow. The objective was to follow up previous (NOAA) sponsored expeditions in 2002, 2004, 20066, and 2009.

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Why Metadata?

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