QGIS Plug-in

"Geoscience library creation tool QGIS plug-in" is a QGIS plug-in for creating a map for Web geoscience library using QGIS of open software GIS software.

This plug-in started to develop for QGIS 2.12 in 2017, and is now developing the version for QGIS 3.0. When the test is complete, publish the download link below.

QGIS plug-in "Geolib3" Overview

Production environment

  • Works with QGIS 3.0 or higher.
  • Windows PC (do not tested on Mac, so it may not work.)
  • Display size : 1280×1024 or more is recommended. (If the screen size is small, some characters may be hidden)
  • Recommend using a mouse.
QGIS 3.0 with "Geolib3" plugin installed


When you install the "Geolib3" plugin, the following menus and toolbars are added:

"Geolib3" Plug-in menu and toolbar

You can use the menu or toolbar to do the following:

Create Scenario map

You can create scenario maps by freely drawing features such as points (icons), lines and polygons on the map.
Each feature can have a link as a photo or HTML file. In the Web Geoscience Library, this link will pop up when you click a feature.

"Create Scenario layer" dialog and scenario map layer

Create Subject map

you can create subject map layer.
In the current version, two types of subject maps can be created: "geological map" and "hazard map".

"Create Subject layer" dialog and subject map layer (geological map)

In order to create a geological map, geological boundaries must be drawn using geological topography.

The "Geolib3" plug-in has a function to automatically draw the strike line calculated using the measured strike/dip or 3-point method (use "Draw Strike Line" menu).

Export to "Web Geoscience Library" site

Created scenario maps and subject maps can be exported as a data file processed into a format that can be displayed in the "Web Geoscience Library".


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