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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2007 - 2009 OLC Lidar: Hood to Coast, OR
Data Set  |  OCMP

Watershed Sciences, Inc. (WS) collected Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data for the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) and the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF). The Areas of Interest (AOIs) cover portions of eight counties in northwest Oregon. The extent of requested LiDAR area totals ~1,549,015 acres; the extent of the LiDAR area delivered covers ~1,586,385 acres. The d...

2017 Coastal North Carolina RCD30 4-Band 8 Bit Imagery
Data Set  |  OCMP

The mosaic image contained in this file is comprised of multiple true color (RGB) images that were collected by the Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar (CZMIL) system along the shoreline of North Carolina. CZMIL integrates a lidar sensor with topographic and bathymetric capabilities, an Leica RCD30 Digital camera, and a Itres' CASI-1500 hyperspectral imager on a single remote sensing platform f...

2018 USACE NCMP Topobathy DEM: Lake Ontario, NY
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. Native lidar data is not g...

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