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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2017 OLC Lidar: Siskiyou
Data Set  |  OCMP

No metadata record for this data set was provided to the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM). This record was created with information from the data report. A link to the data report is provided in the URL section of this metadata record. LiDAR data acquisition occurred between June 18 and June 21, 2017. Settings for the LiDAR data capture produced an average resolution of at least 8 points...

2012 OLC Lidar: Baker Pass, Christmas Valley, Paulina Marsh, and Summer Lake, OR
Data Set  |  OCMP

Watershed Sciences, Inc. (WSI) collected airborne Thermal Infrared (TIR) imagery and Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data for the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) in Malheur, Harney, and Lake Counties during March and April 2012. This is the final delivery encompassing the four remaining study areas of the DOGAMI TIR and LiDAR survey. The requested acreage for Christmas...

Entity  |  PIFSC

List of sites associated with benthic images

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Why Metadata?

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