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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Commercial Fish Landings
Entity  |  OCM

2010 USGS Lidar: Brown County, WI
Data Set  |  OCMP

This dataset includes LiDAR data collected in April 2010 at a nominal pulse spacing of 1.2 meters for all of Brown County, Wisconsin and a portion of neighboring Oconto County. The dataset includes the raw point clouds, classified point clouds, and bare earth point cloud as well as derivative products including the DTM (Digital Terrain Model), DEM (Digital Elevation Model), Hydro-Flattened DEM,...

2015 USGS Lidar DEM: Iron County, WI
Data Set  |  OCMP

These DEM files were created from the data Ayres Associates provided to Iron County, Wisconsin, with lidar based topographic mapping services in the spring of 2015 as part of WROC. The LiDAR data was collected on 2015/04/15 to 2015/04/17 using an Optech Orion H300 sensor mounted in a fixed-wing aircraft. LiDAR data was collected to support the generation of 2-foot contours to meet FEMA vertical ac...

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What's New in InPort

Find out what's new in this latest release of InPort.

Why Metadata?

Learn more about the purpose for metadata, and NMFS requirements for documenting data assets.

Accessing Metadata in InPort

Learn how to search and make use of metadata in InPort.

Contributing Metadata in InPort

Learn how to publish metadata for your organization in InPort.

Importing Metadata into InPort

Learn how to import metadata from other sources into InPort.

InPort AdHoc Reports

View, filter, and download your InPort catalog items. View metadata rubric and PARR completeness for NMFS.