Sahana GIS Architecture

The Sahana GIS architecture follows some important goals

  • Standards Based
  • F/OSS Component Reusability
  • Implementation independent plugin-architecture

GIS in Sahana is implemented as core library functionality under <sahana-folder>/inc/lib_gis. Some functionality such Situation Mapping and GPS Interface are implemented as modules.

The functionality is easily-accessible to module developes via the GIS API

The Sahana GIS is designed with reuse and standards in mind.

Overview Architecture


The GIS functionality has a few requirements of the base system above a non-GIS Sahana instance:

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