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WebWinds: The Data Analysis and Visualization WWW Tool
Entry ID: 01-WebWinds-00

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Abstract: WebWinds is an interactive science data visualization system, written in Java and available for all major computer platforms. Its use does not require any user programming experience since sessions are created by assembling components on the screen via 'point and click'. WebWinds is modular, allowing flexibility in tool construction and application. This version allows internet-based distributed ... View entire text
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Description: The latest (4.00) release of WebWinds, including documentation
can be found here.
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Caption Description:  An example from WebWinds

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Caption Description:  An example from WebWinds

Service Citation
Originators: Lee Elson, Mark Allen, Jeff Goldsmith, Martin Orton, and William Weibel, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Title: WebWinds
Provider: Open Channel Foundation
Edition: 4.00
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Quality This release of WebWinds has been tested but there may be
unforeseen problems. We are interested in hearing about
repeatable crashes and areas where Java appears to have not been
fully implemented. We are less concerned with the 'look and
feel' of the package at this point. For more information on
desired feedback, see our documentation. Please address comments
and questions to
Access Constraints Previously registered Licensees can login to the WebWinds
software archive directly below. New users must not fill in the
"Login ID:" and "Password:" directly below. Instead, they can
gain immediate access (including a Login and Password) by
reading the license agreement below and filling in the form at
its end, indicating your acceptance of its terms.
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Precipitable Water

Service Provider
OCF > Open Channel Foundation Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL:

Service Provider Personnel
Phone: 773-334-8177
Fax: 773-334-8187
Email: info at
Contact Address:
Open Channel Foundation
1807 W. Sunnyside Avenue
Suite 301
City: Chicago
Province or State: Illinois
Postal Code: 60640
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: Java
Phone: 818-354-4223
Fax: 818-354-0232
Email: elson at
Contact Address:
California Institute of Technology, Caltech/JPL
4800 Oak Grove Drive
United States
City: Pasadena
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 91109-8099
Country: USA
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Jacobson, A.S, A.L. Berkin and M.N. Orton, 1994: LinkWinds: Interactive Scientific Data Analysis and Visualization. Commun. ACM., 34, 43-52.
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2000-03-02
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-08-16
Future SERF Review Date: 2003-02-05
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