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.
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
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2016 USGS CoNED Topobathymetric Model (1859 - 2015): Chesapeake Bay Region
Data Set | OCMP
Hurricane Sandy was the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, and the second-costliest with an estimated $71.4 billion (2013 USD). Hurricane Sandy affected 24 states, including the entire eastern seaboard with particularly severe damage in New Jersey and New York. In response to the storm, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Coastal and Marine Geology Progra...
Tropical Cyclone Wind Exposure (North Atlantic, 1987-2016)View More Items
Data Set | OCM
These data represent modeled, historical exposure of U.S. offshore, coastal, and international waters to tropical cyclone activity within the North Atlantic Ocean basin (1987-2016). BOEM Outer Continental Shelf Lease Blocks and equivalent areas for coastal and international waters were used to construct the grid by which exposure was quantified. Exposure was quantified using intersecting storm tra...
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