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Evapotranspiration in Modis

I need the Evapotranspiration data for my study (The study area is located in Australia). Somebody told me maybe I can use MOD 16 MODIS actual ET estimates. I could not find this data on earth ...
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Problem with ArcMap Cut Polygons Tool

I'm attempting to use the Cut Polygons tool in the editor toolbar of ArcMap 10.2.2, and every time I cut a specific polygon it then deletes one of the halves. I've used this tool a handful of times, ...
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Setting parameters in ArcGIS desktop script

How would I create the parameters pixel_type and number_of bands (as found in MosaicToNewRaster) as user inputs at the start of my own script? ERROR 000714: Error in script BatchMosaic. Error in ...
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Calculating average raster to point distances within census tracts

I have some experience using ArcGIS, but mostly with the field calculator in the attribute table/spatial joins, so I apologize if I say something that doesn't make sense. To provide a bit of ...
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If statement problem in Field Calculator - Arcgis

I have a field entitled "Lung_lunc". It contains some "0" values and the rest are values > 0. I want to turn those "0" values, into "0.0001". I have added a new field: "Lung_lunca", and I want to use ...
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Distance to object, taking into account size of object

I have a number of polygon features on the edge of a lake feature. I also have sample points throughout the lake feature. I am looking to add some sort of indicator for these points as to how ...
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How do I add rows together to populate a new field?

How do I add the values in columns 11_acciden, 12_acciden, 13_acciden, and 14_acciden in order to populate the total_acci column?
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Geo/Geospatial PDF from ArcGIS to Adobe Reader

I exported a pdf from ArcMap. I opened it in Adobe reader. I can measure and calculate perimtere, but calculate area result is many times 0. Why? Also, i have TerraGo installed in Adobe Reader, trial ...
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Masking for subtype in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have 1 polygon features which is vegetation.shp and 1 polyline features contour.shp. In vegetation.shp, it has 5 subtypes which is paddy, rubber, forest, oilpalm and sundry tree. How can i mask ...
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Minimizing probability of software crashes in ArcGIS for Desktop? [on hold]

I would like to ask what are the primary reasons why ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop crashed during processing of data. I am processing some DEMs and the software crashed about 4 times today. Can anybody ...
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DEM Stream Burning

I would like to ask you guys how would i burn streams in DEM the following images will help understand what I would like to do. this is my DEM and the blue lines are my rivers. However, when I ...
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Can I do the sql server for find fnode and tnode?

Can I do the sql server for find fnode and tnode field?
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Get token expiration time From ArcGIS Online

I am using following method to sign in to ArcGIS portal and get the token public static IArcGISSingleSignon SingleSignon { get { if (_singleSignon == ...
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How to define projection in ArcMap? [on hold]

I don't understand why when i use the define projection tool in arc map with some of my shape-files, they disappear and even when i zoom to layer, I am not able to see them again. I have even tried ...
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Performing unweighted overlay on multiple raster layers

Is there a simple process in ArcMap v10.2 that will allow me to overlay three raster images, whereby any obscured pixels will be deleted in the output file? I do not want to retain the values of any ...
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Fishnet with ArcGIS [on hold]

Please any one tell me how can i grid the DEM in 1 km grid using “fishnet”? What may be the cell height and width for 1 km? I had tried but i am confused in setting the no. of rows, no. of columns and ...
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Geographical/Spatial analysis

I've got a vast number of layers (10) indicating a geographical phenomena from different dates. In ideal world, the phenomena should be in the exact same spot in all the different layers, or at least ...
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“Select layer by location” tool - input feature layer Error

I am trying to use the "Select layer by location" tool, in Model Builder, ArcGis. This tools has 2 input files: "Input Feature Layer" and "Selecting Features". I cannot connect the "Input Feature ...
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Changing the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of geoprocessing tools in a model in one go,

Changing the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of geoprocessing tools in a model in one go, I couldn’t figure out the best way to change the destination (scratch workspace) of outputs of ...
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Field Mapping not recognizing fields in VRP?

I have created a VRP using Model Builder. Everything looks to be working fine other than the "load location" for Orders. Depots and Routes are directly called so they were fine, however Orders were ...
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Arcmap 10 Visual Basic

im wondering if there is a way to build something like this in Arcmap 10 since VBA isnt supported anymore. Its for my Thesis. I need a tool to handle Polygons and their Information like in the ...
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Raster Points to Shapefile [on hold]

So! I would like to be able to do this in QGIS, but if ArcMap would be better, feel free to say so. I have raster data for % Ice coverage of the Great Lakes. Each point has its assigned percent ...
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Using Con with Hydrology tools in ArcGis Dekstop

Not clear why I'm getting errors. What's a better way to add a conditional statements in Model Builder? Using SRTM 30m DEM.
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How can I create a valid probability map of species distributions based on presence/absence data from multiple quadrats?

I am somewhat new to GIS and only beginning to learn spatial statistics/analysis. I am an ecology grad student doing a before and after study on invasive plants and their responses to management ...
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Topology in Arcgis and QGIS

I have been studying topological methods like 4 intersection , 9 intersection, dimension extended and CBM (calculus based methods) like RCC-8. I want to know which of this method is used for ...
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MosaicToNewRaster parameters in ArcMap desktop script

What is the correct format for adding parameters within a script which uses MosaicToNewRaster? This is not correct: output_name = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(2) Trying to add 3 parameters: name, ...
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Cost Surface algorithm in ArcGIS

based on this arcticle "Extensions to least-cost path algorithms for roadway planning (Chaoqing, Jay, dan Mandy 2002)" see link below: ...
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Multiple dataframes causes ArcMap to stop working?

Is there a limit to the number of dataframes that can be used in ArcMap? There have been several instances in the past when working on a project that contains multiple dataframes (5+) and ArcMap has ...
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Determine value nearest to given coordinates

I'm new to GIS and have a very simple question. I have a raster that specifies the geographical distribution of temperature. I would like to find the temperature that is closest to a particular set of ...
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Applying values from one feature class to feature class with different boundaries

For my project I am ultimately trying to find the allowable pollutant load for counties in a watershed. Currently I have the allowable pollutant load for Sub Basin boundaries and the allowable ...
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ArcGIS python script validation to update the text based on a list

I'm having issue with using validation to update an input box. Some background: I created a tool to update and resize text in ArcGIS. This is done by having a series of text elements and shape ...
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Mosaic to new raster: same number of bands issue

I am trying to mosaic 32 raster files (min value 0, max value 13) into one raster file so that I can later use this new raster to extract multiple values to points. However, when I try and mosaic the ...
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How do I apply a gradient to the edges of a buffer?

I have a series of buffered points. I want to apply a gradient to the buffer edge so it appears the buffer just fades away - no discrete line. How can I create this effect?
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Dissolving features by attribute(s)

How to apply ‘statistic_field’ to just one ‘dissolve_field’? I have a feature class that I need to dissolve by PageName but also by earliest year in SERVED_YEAR. So, how to apply MIN to SERVED _YEAR ...
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Network Analyst - VRP sequencing anomalies

I'm having some issues using the Network Analyst Vehicle Routing Problem solver and I really hope that someone can help me. I have about 160 orders modeling trash bins to collect. But I see some ...
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ListFeatureClasses overriding ListRasters in ArcMap script

What is preventing the script from identifying the spatial reference for the .tif files? It appears that the script below lists the fc first, then gives the false spatial reference to the subsequent ...
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Viewing print text while running a script in ArcMap

Why can't I see print text when running a script in ArcMap, but can view it when run in the python window of ArcMap? I have a number of scripts that have a print function but don't show when run from ...
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Can the maximum and minimum values of raster display be changed automatically when changing the data frame extents?

I have a raster layer in arcgis which covers a large surface area. I would like to be able to zoom into specific areas of this raster and have it display only the range of values in the area I have ...
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Default Legend Items

Is there an option to default a layer to be turned off in the legend items when making a new legend? I end up making random maps throughout the week and it would be nice to have my SID layers default ...
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How to remove a feature from a layer created with “Make Layer From Selected Features”?

In ArcGIS desktop, I select some features from a feature class (say with the "Select By Location" function), and then right-click and choose "Selection--> Make Layer From Selected Features"(online ...
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How do I generate a distance table using 2 different point files and a line file?

I have two point datasets, one containing multiple transit stops and the other containing multiple schools. I also have a street line dataset. I need to generate a table that gives me the shortest ...
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ArcMap 10.3 compatibility with HEC-geoRas

Does anyone know if I can use HEC-geoRAS software with ArcMap 10.3 version?
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Buffering Points Directionally

I have about 10,000 points that I want to apply a partial circular buffer to based on an angle, from -30 to 135°. A similar question for polygons seems to have been answered here, but I cannot make ...
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Georeferencing/Spatial Adjusting of vector river dataset to DEM in ArcGIS

I have a huge dataset of vector river data (over 10'000 rivers) which are saved in a shapefile and were initially derived from a topographic map. However when comparing this vector to DEM data (SRTM ...
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ArcGIS Field Calculator nested elif is None not working

I am calculating a field based on two other fields in ArcMap 10.2 using python. My Pre-Logic Script Code is def myfunc(legend,Btype): if(legend == 'Apple'): return 'Banana' elif(legend == ...
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How do I symbolize by year, when date column has MM/DD/YYYY

I am trying to symbolize an SDE feature, so I can't add any new columns. The date column is formatted as MM/DD/YYYY. I would like to symbolize all 2015s as one symbol, 2016, 2017 as other unique ...
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Performing math in Python parser of ArcGIS field calculator?

I never used python but now I need a code to do this calculation: I'm doing this: math.atan(math.fabs( !Y2! - !Y1!)/math.fabs( !X2! - !X1!) )*(180/math.pi)
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Copy attribute data from one polygon shapefile to a multiple point shapefile

I have two shape files: Polygons of parks in Africa. Each park (polygon) has a row of data regarding it's size, name, date of establishment etc. Random points in parks in Africa. Here, I generated ...
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Merging bulk data in 10.2 ArcGIS

I have to merge 50 datasets. All datasets have same feature classes. please suggest me fastest way. append, merge, load, all methods will take time. please suggest me fastest way.
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UniqueValueRenderer on GUID fields doesn't work

Have anyone been using ArcGIS UniqueValueRenderer on attribute fields of type GUID? I've created a UniqueValueRenderer that has a default symbol. If I do: renderer.Fields.Add("OBJECTID"); or ...