These tutorials provide basic instruction on the main features of WindNinja.

Tutorial 1: The Basics

This tutorial provides a step-by-step guide to running a basic WindNinja simulation.

Tutorial 2: Diurnal Winds and Non-neutral Stability

This tutorial will step you through the process of running a WindNinja simulation that includes some thermal effects.

Tutorial 3: Point Initialization

This tutorial will step you through the process of running a WindNinja simulation that is initialized by data from one or more point observations.

Tutorial 4: Weather Model Initialization

This tutorial will step you through the process of running a WindNinja simulation that is initialized by output from a weather model forecast.

CLI Instructions

This guide explains how to run WindNinja from a command line.

Displaying Wind Vectors in ArcMap

This guide explains how to display WindNinja output vectors in ArcMap, a geospatial processing program.

Downloading an Elevation File

This guide explains how to download an elevation file for use in WindNinja.

Download a Digital Elevation Model from the Command Line

This guide explains how to download a DEM with the fetch_dem command line utility.