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Database for managing search and rescue team information

E-GADS! (Electronic Ground Search and rescue Administrative Database System) is a Web-based database that lets ground search and rescue teams track membership, certifications, search reports, events, and training records. It is in both English and French. The package is currently based on Canadian geographic data and NSS (National Search and Rescue Secretariat) categorization codes, but can be customized for other languages and data. It is used in New Brunswick, Canada, by the New Brunswick Ground Search and Rescue Association as well as police and government. This implementation (SAR Team Online) has data on the province's (roughly) 500 volunteer searchers and 100+ searches from the past three years.


User manual available in HTML format from http://e-gads.sourceforge.net/UserManual.html; Sysadmin manual available in HTML format from http://e-gads.sourceforge.net/Administration.html



version 2.2.7 (stable)
released on 18 August 2007

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Janet Casey

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13 May 2004

Leaders and contributors

Calvin Martini Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=88942
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=88942&atid=588492
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/e-gads-develop
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/e-gads-notices
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/e-gads-users

Software prerequisites

Required to useMySQL 3.23.57 orlater
Weak prerequisiteGDAL 1.1.8 or later
Required to useApache 2.0.44 or later
Weak prerequisiteMapServer 3.6.4 or later and Proj 4.4.5 or later
Required to usePHP 4.3.2 or later
Weak prerequisiteFreeType 1 postscript font library (all for the optional map display)
Weak prerequisitegd 1.8.4 or later
Weak prerequisitelibwww 5.3.2 orlater

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 March 2017.


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