An extension to ArcGIS that allows for the creation, visualization, and analysis of three-dimensional data.

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Creating DEM using ArcGIS 10.1? [on hold]

I am trying to create a DEM. Is it true that creating said DEM is done by using the 3D Analyst tool, then applying raster interpolation and then the "Topo to raster" tool? Is that it? Or do I have to ...
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How to export a jpg from ArcScene?

How can I switch to layout view in ArcScene and export a map in jpg format?
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3D Bar chart of multiple bars

I want to prepare a 3D bar chart in arc scene showing 3 years population density, but not in stalked column. Each time I provide the data the final output seems to be a blank page..Please help.
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Arcglobe 3D creating cones

For my school project I want to create a 3D image of certain earthquakes in a region. The data I received is the depth of the earthquakes, the location and the influence radius of the earthquakes. I ...
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Thinning LiDAR points to remove redundant neighbors?

I'm trying to develop a workflow in ArcGIS with 3D Analyst or Spatial Analyst to intelligently thin a grid of spot elevation points created from a LiDAR DEM. The current point spacing is 1 meter. Some ...
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Min and Max width of 3D Polygon or Multipatch feature

I am trying to carry out some analysis on a ski hill and need help with getting the right tools. I have created a TIN from lidar data and draped an ortho over the TIN in Arcscene. I have also created ...
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Adding Z value(point layer) base on Tin (or DEM) height?

I have DTM (DWG). I use ArcScene tool called Create Tin to get this base layer. This base layer is polyline Tin layer(I think this calles DEM) Then I make point layer to 3d layer(original just 2D, ...
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Corresponding OBS fields in attribute table to input observer points (visibility, arcmap 10.2.2)

In ArcMap 10.2 I calculated visibility from 3 observer points spaced only 20-30m apart. I am after the quantities in the attribute table of raster cells that can see all 3, only 2, and only 1 of ...
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CHaMP Topo Processing Menu not active in ArcMap 10.1

After converting a .tiff file to TIN, I have now installed the CHaMP Topo Processing Add-In which should allow me to convert Topo TIN to DEM. However, after installation, the entire toolbar is grey ...
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Selecting polygons below (downhill of) lines using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am hoping to identify sections of a trail system which are close enough to potentially add sediments to wetlands downhill. To this end, I would like to select polygons (wetlands) that are within a ...
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Displaying multiple 2d raster layers on top of each other in ArcScene

I have 4 raster layers of the same shape but different values for each cell that I want to overlay on top of each other. This should be with some vertical space between each, so you can see the bottom ...
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Exporting ArcGIS TIN file to *.tin file?

How can I create a .tin file from a ArcGIS TIN file? I cant seem to find a export to .tin solution.
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3D Analyst tools (TIN)

I have created an elevation contour (topography) with TIN using a spreadsheet of coordinates and elevations of some points. now I want to find the elevation of a new point with these contours. how can ...
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Triangulation method to create multipatch objects (decomposition of polygon surfaces)

Which triangulation method or algorithm does arcscene use to create multipatch parts (patches) as you see in the attaching picture. The algorith decompose the polygon area into a set of triangles ...
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How to label an axis in ArcScene?

Can anyone help me label z layers (years in my case) along z-axis shown in image please? Year labels appear now on this image is just my texting on the screenshot just to show what I am wishing to ...
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Calculation surface of building external walls from shapefile [duplicate]

I have two datasets (attached): 1) A shapefile of buildings containing the height of each building. 2) A parcel shapefile. Several buildings are assigned to a single parcel. I am interested in ...
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Generate ESRI grid with xllcenter/yllcenter in header

I'm trying to generate ARC/INFO ASCII GRID (*.asc) from point feature class using Create TIN - TIN to raster - Raster to ASCII functions. I'm looking for a way to have the output raster file header ...
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Creating an Esri multipatch object in ArcScene [closed]

Can you give me more detailed information about creating a multipatch object? When we import a 3D data format to ArcScene how does it convert it to multipatch? How does it triangulate a polygon ...
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Flat polygon feature to serve floors to time bins on Z axis of ArcScene?

How can I create square polygons with different z-values to create the horizontal panes shown in the image from ArcScene?
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Beaver ponds on stream profiles

I have a shapefile with polygons of beaver ponds and a DEM of the area of river watershed where ponds are located. I want to check if a river gradient and a river valley shape effect area of a pond. ...
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How ArcScene import collada to multipatch?

I want to know how ArcScene creates triangles, triangle strips, triangle fans and rings as in the attaching picture. What is the rule or algorithm that it uses?
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Determining which specific features are visible from observer points using ArcGIS 3D Analyst?

I am working on a wind farm proposal. I have the positions of 70 proposed turbines. I also have the positions of 80 houses within 20km of the proposed turbines. I created a viewshed for the 70 ...
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How to display data at diffrent depths in ArcScene

I am looking for a way to display data at different depths in ArcScene. I have a bathymetry layer which displays fine, and I want to overlay oil platforms in 3D over the bathymetry to show where ...
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Applying base heights to raster is giving me different results

I have applied the DEM's base heights to both the raster image, the raster DEM, and a vector file. The DEM and vector file match up but the satellite image does not match up at all. Any suggestions ...
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Points to polyline for ArcScene 3D?

I calculated a trail up mountain using least cost path analysis. I converted the raster trail to a polyline using the raster to polyline. I then used the feature vertices to points (input being the ...
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Displaying ArcScene animation (*.asa) in Powerpoint?

I just used ArcScene to make an animation clip, whose format is .asa. Is there a way for me to put it into PowerPoint for the sake of presentation?
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Extracting Values to Points without ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a raster DEM & multiple points. I want to determine the DEM elevation at each point. Other than manually examining the DEM at each point, (very time consuming with lots of points) is ...
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Tin created from raster have different profile graphs?

I have created a TIN file from a Raster one, but the profile graph from TIN is different from the Raster. Here I attach a image where in the left is a profile graph from the raster, and on the right ...
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Adding elevation features to existing TIN

I have generated a flood plain surface TIN using stream thalweg, banks and spot elevation data. I want to add additional elevation layers of bridges, roads and railway lines to existing TIN to ...
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Inserting Grids and Graticules in ArcScene?

I have searched Grids and Graticules option in ArcScene 10.3 but didn't found there. I am specifically interested to mark Y-axis (as in below map I've prepared in Surfer) to show vertical values of my ...
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Creating 3D ASTER GDEM using ArcScene software

I try to make 3D ASTER GDEM. everytime i click on the globe icon in arcscene i see an error message saying that the vertical extent is too large for proper display of the geography check the ...
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Performing Viewshed Analysis for Transmission Line returns general error 999999?

I have a scenario where a transmission line is designed and placed with heights for each structure. With that being said, it is to be proposed to the forest service who is more concerned with how ...
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Arcscene problem

My problem is related with performing analysis in arcscene I am using the templates from arcgis website and when i try to obtain radiation raster i get this message Where could i find and delete ...
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Does anybody have a link to a video or tutorial on how to georeference an image file with a crossection in ArcScene?

I am looking to put together a 3D site conceptual model. I have subsurface data as well as surface data and would like to display it in ArcScene. How do I georeference a crossection so that it ...
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How to anti-alias 3D projected contour lines, ArcScene is jaggy

I'd like to render some high quality contour lines in 3D. The image below was created in ArcScene. Note how ArcScene doesn't use any antialiasing, so the contour edges look jagged and nasty. Click on ...
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ArcScene Extrusion is Too High

I am bringing a parcels shapefile and buildings shapefile into ArcScene. They come in okay and look fine as 2D features. When I extrude the building outlines based on height they look as if they ...
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2D polygons with height attribute to 3D features for ArcGIS Online

I have a 2D shapefile made of many polygons representing buildings. Each polygon has a height attribute. The goal is to get these into ArcGIS Online's "Scene" feature, showing extruded buildings, ...
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Refining a Viewshed

I have been tasked with finding the observable area of a canoe route based on a drainage, stream and contour file. First, I made the drainage a line file and then merged it with the stream. I then ...
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ESRI Drone2Map - how to use “texture” image.

ESRI's Drone2Map beta produces various outputs; LAS, dem, hillshade, orthomosiac, etc. One of these is "Texture.jpg" file. This image is not projected but it looks like as if I should be able to ...
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surface volume tool in ArcGIS

I want to find volume of earthwork above 458m. An elevation of that area ranges from 460 to 470m. I have used surface volume tool and found volume. In that result area2D is given as 33458 sq.m. But ...
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Replicate elevation profile extraction (from 3D Analyst toolbar) with Python [closed]

I'm looking to take Python (v2.6.0) control of some ArcGIS (v10.3) toolbar functions in 3D analyst, so I can modify and automate these operations. If the answer is that I need to do this from scratch, ...
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Splitting 3D Spheres with 3D Walls (lines converted to 3D) in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I would like to split spheres (created from 3D buffers) in half using 3D fences/walls (lines converted to 3D). Both datasets are multipatches. The purpose of ...
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ARCscene Extruding between constant TIN's to calculate bed volume within oil window?

I don't seem to be able to extrude between two tins created from constant rasters. Will the extrusion tool not wort between Tins which are copied and pasted and altered in position by me after their ...
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Creating Fence Diagrams from Electromagnetic (EM) Conductance Survey

I am looking for some help with creating fence diagrams in GIS for Electromagnetic Conductance surveys. I have points along a line that represent sample locations with three different depths (readings)...
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Create profile graph over multiple rasters (ArcGIS 3D Analyst)

When having a raster which represents an array of values, for instance, elevation, I can generate a profile graph over a line I draw using the 3D Analyst toolbar. A sample graph: When generating a ...
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Creating Cubes in ArcScene

I am an archaeologist trying to create a 3D model of an excavation site in ArcScene. Excavation units were created with X=1 meter and Y=1 meter. The problem comes with visualizing the Z. I need to ...
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Finding average elevations from a Raster DEM, applying those to Vector Grid created with GME

I'm using ArcMap 10.3, and here's what I have: I have an angled vector grid created through GME's GenVecGrid tool which has been clipped to an irregular size and angled relative to the xy axes to ...
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Resolution changing between mosaic dataset and output from mosaic to new raster tool viewed in ArcScene?

ArcScene cannot accept the mosaic dataset (Raster 1) so I used the Mosaic to New Raster tool to create a raster (Raster 2) that we can use in ArcScene. The problem which I face is the resolution in ...
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How in Arcscene create dam and calculate volume?

i have DMR and potentional place for dam. I created a dam, and i have to " fillinf with water and calculate potentional volume. Do you know how? In t the picture is my curently result
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what is result from cut fill operation?

A calculate volume of lake from rasters with cut fill tools. I got a result and i dont know what is right result. In the table are two collums COUNT and VOLUME maybe i have to count multiply volume ...