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

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Create 1' Contours Using Bare Earth Lidar .XYZI Point Data

I have 42 tiles of Lidar .XYZI point data containing approximately 800,000 points each and i need to create 1' contours out of the data. I have access to ArcMAP 10.3 and the 3D Analyst and Spatial ...
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Aligning Raster to polyline - Geological Fault

I have two rasters representing geological layer boundaries that are seperated by a polyline representing a fault. There is a significant offset between those two rasters. Now, at the fault, of course,...
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Alternative profile graphs for ArcGIS

Anybody know an alternative to profile graph option for ArcGIS 10.2? 3D Analyst can produce a profile, however it's extremely bare bones and doesn't include a scaling option. Does anybody know an ...
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ZTV Viewshed Query regarding number of 'observed by'

I want to run a ZTV using ArcGIS preferably, i have an alignment of pylons and i need the output to tell me how many pylons would be visible for each area. I'm not 100% i can do it in Arc and would be ...
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Visualizing elevation profile across a whole mosaic dataset?

I'm working with many DEMs derived from LiDAR data (IMG format) in a mosaic dataset. This allows me to create hillshade (or shaded relief) functions to display the data, which is great. However it ...
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Unlocking 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst Tools with ArcGIS Pro?

If I buy ArcGIs pro, do I need to buy Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst extensions seperately? Or do they come free with the package?
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Adding Basemap to ArcScene?

I want to add a basemap under my 3D bar chart of density. I tried a lot by couldn't add the basemap in ArcScene. I want a map like the one below.
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Calculating difference between two rasters using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using ESRI Desktop 10.2 with a spatial analyst extension. Can Spatial Analyst be used to calculate the difference between two water level raster files, or do you have to use 3D Analyst?
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No texture after Importing .dae COLLADA to ArcScene?

I'm attempting to export a .dae collada file from Photoscan to ArcScene 10.1. I've followed instructions from a couple of sources, created the file geodatabase, imported the file as a multipoint ...
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The points are not displayed in ArcScene? [closed]

I display some points in my 3D Scene, but as I define de Base Heights, the points dissapear. I looked for an answer and I read that the "Feature to 3D By Attribute" tool could work, giving a numeric ...
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Multipatch to collada crash

I was trying to convert a 2D shapefile of building footprint to 3D SketchUp-readable file. I first opened the shapefile in ArcGlobe, and in properties set building height as extrusion parameter. Then ...
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Both-sided transparency in ArcScene for extruded features

I'd like to extrude my polylines and make them transparent, but from both sides. As you can see below, the transparency works only on one side. I think it's something with the side-orientation. I can ...
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ArcScene visualization issue with extruded shape, dtm and ortophoto

I use ArcGIS 10.2.2 I've made a 3d model in ArcScene consisting of some shapefiles, a dtm and a ortophoto floating on the dtm's surface. I've extruded the building shapefile (polygon) to get some ...
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ArcScene: Export Multipatch to CAD

I have a 3D multipatch feature class in a file geodatabase using ArcScene 10.4.1. I would like to export this 3D data to CAD using "Export to CAD (Conversion)". The tools runs, but the resulting DWG-...
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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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3D Visualization in 3D [closed]

We have published a geoprocessing tool that gives Raster dataset as output. we are using arcgis javascript api 4.0 version to visualize it on map. But when we use gp.getResultImageLayer , the event ...
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How to display manholes, pipes, etc in ArcScene by depth?

I have been messing around with ArcScene for a month or so now and I have finally displayed both storm sewer and sanitary sewer manholes by extruding the invert elevation feet. However, while I was ...
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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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Site viewshed with DSM: removing “false” visibility readings from trees and buildings

I've been working on modeling a proposed building and running a visibility analysis to determine from what areas the building could potentially be seen using ArcGIS Desktop with 3D Analyst. Using a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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3D Analyst missing from Tool Boxes in ArcGIS 9.3

I have a missing 3D Analyst from ArcGIS 9.3 (ArcMap - ArcInfo). I need it for a task to be done. How can i install it? Does anybody know it? Should i donwload the extension or is there any other ...
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How to calculate stream order for vector data without a DEM?

I have a shapefile which contains the streams that were digitized from a satellite Image. I would like to calculate the stream order for this data. The data does not exactly match the DEM that I have, ...
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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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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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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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Adding Texture to the sides of an extruded polygon in ArcScene

I've been using ArcScene 10.2.2 to create simple extrusions of building footprints and now would like to add textures to them to make them more realistic. I want to add textures to the sides of the ...
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Converting contour lines to terrain dataset?

I have downloaded free DEM from the NET and I generated a contour line with 10 meter for interval. So, I just want to convert the contour lines to LAS point file to create a new terrain dataset. Is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...