Preface:   For those users looking for “reading materials”  
Acknowledgements:   Returning some love to those who have contributed  
       
Chapter 1:   Introduction to the UEMS  
    1.1: UEMS: What is it?  
    1.2: Why you should care  
    1.3: Summary of UEMS features  
    1.4: How much computer power is necessary to run the UEMS?  
    1.5: What support is available for the UEMS?  
    1.6: What If I have a brilliant idea that must be incorporated into the EMS?  
       
Chapter 2:   Installation of the EMS  
    2.1: Introduction -- because you have to start somewhere  
    2.2: System requirements  
    2.3: Installing the UEMS  
    2.4: Potentially useful options and flags for every occation  
    2.5: Updating your UEMS with blood and passion, and more blood  
       
Chapter 3:   A Self Guided Tour Through the UEMS  
    3.1: UEMS: What’s in this thing?  
    3.2: The UEMS Tour: A view from the tippy top  
    3.3: The all-important EMS.cshrc and EMS.profile files  
    3.4: This is your UEMS - And this is your UEMS on Hyper-threading - Any questions?  
    3.5: All the environment variables you hate to love  
    3.6: EMS run-time routines  
    3.7: The additional utilities you would have missed had they not been listed here  
       
Chapter 4:   Just Getting Started? Read this Chapter!  
    4.1: Just the basics  
    4.2: Help! Help! - How do I operate this UEMS thing?  
    4.3: Additional information you might want to know  
       
Chapter 5:   Just Because You Can - Mastering Your Model Domain  
    5.1: Just the mastering basics  
    5.2: Be the “Wizard of Your Domain” with the Domain Wizard  
    5.3: Going global – when your domain just isn’t big enough!  
    5.4: Domain Creation from the Command Line - Doing it with ems_domain  
       
Chapter 6:   What’s in each UEMS run-time domain directory?  
    6.1: What is a “run-time” directory?  
    6.2: A magical mystery tour of a run-time directory  
       
Chapter 7:   Meet the UEMS ems_prep routine  
    7.1: “What is this ems_prep Thing?”  
    7.2: Helping ems_prep help you  
    7.3: The most basic of ems_prep option flags  
    7.4: Meet your ems_prep configuration files  
    7.5: What are “Personal Tile” data sets?  
    7.6: All the ems_prep command line options you want to know and love  
    7.7: Just a few ems_prep examples  
       
Chapter 8:   Meet the UEMS ems_run routine  
    8.1: A taste of the ems_run life  
    8.2: Meet your ems_run configuration files  
    8.3: Managing your simulation output  
    8.4: This is your UEMS - And this is your UEMS on hyper-threading - Any questions? - Part Deux  
    8.5: Running ems_run from the command line  
    8.6: The ems_run command line options  
       
Chapter 9:   Meet the UEMS ems_post routine  
    9.1: A sample taste of the ems_post  
    9.2: How do I process Thee? Let me count the ways!  
    9.3: An introduction to your ems_post configuration files  
    9.4: Running ems_post from the command line  
    9.5: Managing the fields output to your GRIB files  
       
Chapter 10:   Meet the UEMS ems_autorun routine  
    10.1: Living La Vida ems_autorun  
    10.2: Doing it right the first time - configuring ems_autorun  
    10.3: Getting the most out of your real-time forecasting experience  
    10.4: Driving ems_autorun from the command line  
    10.5: Who’s the boss? The available command line options  
    10.6: Getting your groove on with concurrent post processing  
       
Appendix A:   Adding or Modifying Initialization Data Sets in the EMS  
    A.1: Welcome to the gribinfo.conf files!  
    A.2: Anatomy of a gribinfo.conf file  
       
Appendix B:   Running the UEMS Benchmark Cases  
    B.1: A bit of an introduction is in order  
    B.2: Benchmark case background information  
    B.3: How to run the benchmark case  
       
Appendix C:   Getting your UEMS output displayed in AWIPS  
    C.1: Ingesting GRIB 1 files in AWIPS  
    C.2: Ingesting GRIB 2 files in AWIPS  
     
Appendix D:   What you need to know about STRC data sets  
    D.1: What/Who are the STRC servers and what’s in it for me?  
    D.2: A summary of the data sets available on the STRC servers  
       
Appendix E:   3D Analysis and Spectral Nudging in the EMS  
    E.1: 3D Analysis and Spectral Nudging: What is it?  
    E.2: How to run a simulation with analysis nudging  
    E.3: Witness the power of 3D Analysis and Spectral Nudging  
       
Appendix F:   A Summary of Precipitation Fields in the UEMS  
    F.1: Sometimes you get stuff you never knew you deserved  
    F.2: Accumulated Precipitation Fields  
    F.3: Instantaneous Precipitation Field  
    F.4: Period Maximum Precipitation Field  
       
Appendix G:   How to build the executables for your personal UEMS  
    G.1: An introduction  
    G.2: Building the UEMS - “Brother, can you spare month”  
    G.3: Building the WRF code for the UEMS  
    G.4: Some additional stuff for you