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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WhiteBank WB-B.csv
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Temperature loggers were deployed at various monitoring sites off the upper Florida Keys where other ecological studies were underway, most focused on aspects of Acropora spp. status or ecology. Hobo Pendant loggers were secured to the substrate at a site and were programmed to record temperature every thirty minutes. In most cases loggers were exchanged every 3-4 months. Gaps in the data exist wh...

WhiteBank WB-A.csv
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Temperature loggers were deployed at various monitoring sites off the upper Florida Keys where other ecological studies were underway, most focused on aspects of Acropora spp. status or ecology. Hobo Pendant loggers were secured to the substrate at a site and were programmed to record temperature every thirty minutes. In most cases loggers were exchanged every 3-4 months. Gaps in the data exist wh...

TurtleRocks TR-A.csv
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Temperature loggers were deployed at various monitoring sites off the upper Florida Keys where other ecological studies were underway, most focused on aspects of Acropora spp. status or ecology. Hobo Pendant loggers were secured to the substrate at a site and were programmed to record temperature every thirty minutes. In most cases loggers were exchanged every 3-4 months. Gaps in the data exist wh...

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Why Metadata?

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Accessing Metadata in InPort

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Contributing Metadata in InPort

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Importing Metadata into InPort

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