An article published in Environmental Modeling and Software provides an extensive description of OWGIS. In describing the architecture of this open source GIS web application, the authors write:
Web sites that use OWGIS can offer the following features: multiple languages, animations, vertical profiles and vertical transects, color palettes, color ranges, and the ability to download data (as KML). Those accessing data from ncWMS servers can used 4D data by providing time series from the time range selected through calendars.
Visit the OWGIS web site to download this GIS web application, see examples of the software in use, and access tutorials.
An open source Java web application to build self-contained web GIS sites. 2014 Olmo Zavala-Romero, Arsalan Ahmed, Eric P. Chassignet, Jorge Zavala-Hidalgo, Agustin Fernández Eguiarte, Anke Meyer-Baese. Environmental Modelling & Software, Volume 62, December 2014, Pages 210-220