Removal of Content Advisory - April 2024

Advisory to Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) containers users: As of the beginning of April 2024, all support assets for Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) containers will be removed from the DTC website. Users should download all reference materials of interest prior to April 2024.

Effective October 1, 2022, the DTC has ceased all activities supporting this project. The resources associated with this project will remain available in their current state for community use until further notice.

End-to-End NWP Container Online Tutorial

This online tutorial describes step-by-step instructions on how to obtain, build, and run each containerized component using Docker.

(Updated 09/2022)

How to get help

Please post questions or comments about this tutorial to the GitHub Discussions forum for the DTC NWP Containers project.

Using the Online Tutorial

Throughout this tutorial, the following conventions are used:

  • Bold font is used for directory and filenames and occasionally to simply indicate emphasis.
  • The following formatting is used for things to be typed on the command line:
echo "Hello World"
  • Use the forward arrow " > " at the bottom of each page to continue.
  • Use the backward arrow " < " to return to the previous page.

Look for tips and hints.

Start the Online Tutorial

Throughout this tutorial, you will have to type several commands on the command line and edit settings in several files. Those commands are displayed in this tutorial in such a way that it is easy to copy and paste them directly from the webpage. You are encouraged to do so to avoid typing mistakes and speed your progress through the tutorial.