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PomPom Weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum) detection using Landsat Images through ArcGIS Desktop?

what are the possibility of detecting PomPom Weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum) using Landsat Images through ArcGIS 10?
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How to digitize the network to get shortest path between two points using arc map 10.1? [on hold]

I need to get shortest path between two point in arc map 10.1.i have did using network analyst tool but the path which i am getting is not short path,i think i have did something wrong in digitizing ...
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Building Large Network Datasets from OpenStreetMap in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to build a large network dataset from OSM data in ArcGIS. Doing it all at once is taking a long time and seems like there is a big opportunity for it to fail at some point which would ...
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Create Random point generator tools [on hold]

I am looking for a tool that has similar to Create Random point generator that provide more tools ? I am aware that ArcGIS 10.2.2 has one on their arctoolbox, but I wanted to know if there are more ...
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NLCD data-dividing it into counties so they can be compared

I have a state wide NLCD raster data set. I would like it to be separated into counties, so I can use something like Zonal stats for each county to make calculations and compare counties. This would ...
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Adding a group layer to another group layer in an Mxd using python

I would like to take an empty group layer and add it an existing group layer within an MXD. The empty group layer does not currently exist , i am going to use an empty group layer i have saved within ...
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Multiple CON Expression in ArcGIS Raster Calculator

How can I write the following conditional statement with CON? If ((VALUE = 20 OR IF VALUE=24) then assign value 0, else 1) Con(("Raster1", 0, 1, "VALUE =20")|("Raster1", 0, 1, "VALUE =24"),0,1) I ...
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Displaying single label for multiple features with same value in ArcMap?

I'm working on ArcMap 10. I have a layer of points which I categorized based on a field that we can call "Name". Thus, as you can see in the picture below, the layer is now composed of 24 colors, each ...
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Converting representation geometry override to geometry using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a feature class with a representation which is stored as an override. Would it be possible to generate a feature class out of it that has geometry of the representation (not original underlying ...
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How can I rename a file geodatabase and keep the all the mxd project linked?

I have a big folder (20GB) (with different folders with shapes, rasters and filegeodatabases) This folder has a orthographic mistake that I would like to correct. This gdb is involved in a big ...
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Cutting Fishnet OR Create Parcels in ArcGIS for Desktop?

what I need to do is the following task in ArcGIS (10.2): I downloaded shapefiles of different countries. For one of these countries, e.g. Austria, I need to define, eg. 400 squares, which means that ...
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Excel data to a Raster Map

I am trying to create a radiometric map, I have x, y , z coordinates and a value in excel. I want to create a raster map based on this data. How do I go about doing this. I am using ArcGIS 10 with ...
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Problem with flow lines in ArcMap

As a part of my PhD I have to map the rivers of Northern Peloponnese, Greece. I have downloaded two DEMs from Nasa Reverb, which I connected with "mosaic to new raster". I have started the usual ...
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TypeError raster object is not iterable when trying to normalize DEM

In ArcGIS 10.1 I'm trying to normalize a section of a DEM (digital elevation model) from original values to values ranging from 0 to 100. First I clipped the raster DEM with an irregulary shaped ...
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Identifying features using ArcGIS Engine 10.1? [duplicate]

I am building a custom desktop GIS application in c# using arcgis engine 10.1 . I want to make a custom identify tool and add it to toolbar control. Any example or code will be helpfull.
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A sum of rasters in ArcMap

I have daily SO2 data (the worldwide data) and after some processing I have to sum 30 rasters. What the tool can you recommend to use for this goal within ArcMap tools? I tried Raster calculator ...
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Masking of DEM in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a clipped DEM of my study area in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 which I want to use for SWAT project set-up, but I need to mask it. How do I go about it? I'm new to the use of ArcGIS. I don't want to ...
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Split a shape file of lines into even spaced segments

I am using ArcGIS ArcMap 10.2. I have a shapeless of polylines and want to split them each line into 100 m segments. I can see under the editor toolbar the split tool and that can divide each line ...
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Importing analytical data (CSV) with different data types into ArcGIS Desktop to generate concentration heat maps?

After reviewing all the possible related solutions to my problem, I could not piece together a solution to process and import multiple sets of groundwater analytical data that contains different data ...
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Editing Road Style/Color from ArcGIS Maps and Data Group

I have ArcMap 10.2 on a Windows 10 pc. I uploaded this open source layer into my desktop map, but I can't edit the look of the streets or color from the table of contents. Is there a way to do this, ...
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Is there a way to automatically find errors made by the Watershed tool?

I've delineated the watershed of near 7000 reservoirs with the Watershed tool in ArcGIS 10.1 and converted them in polygons. As you can see in the image bellow, some mistakes were made because the ...
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Database connection fails when using db authentication, succeeds using OS

When i attempt to make a connection to a database on my SQL Server 2014 sever via Database connections in ArcCatalog using with db authentication i get the lovely "Connection was attempted with an ...
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Is this algorithm Possible? [on hold]

I have some basic notions of python. I would like to know if this algorithm is feasible in ArcMap: loop through all entries in a dBase table for each entry, open the related table (Shapefile ...
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Isolate points with same parcel but different x and y coordinates

I have a large list of 100000 points in shapefile format. These points have address, parcel number and x and y coordinates as attributes. I would like to know which and how many points have the same ...
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How can I rename all feature classes in a file geodatabase?

I have 8 separate geodatabases in which are contained tiled feature classes all of the same name e.g. TopographicArea. So that each of my File Geodatabases contain a feature class called ...
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How to run a tool from Whitebox GAT in ArcGIS?

I have a series of tools that I need to run in ArcGIS to hydrologically condition my DEM, but the first step in this process is running the Breach Depressions tool from Whitebox GAT (I have found that ...
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Zoom to a specific location in ArcMap Viewer window using ArcObjects

I'm trying to find out how to open Viewer window (menu Windows->Viewer in ArcMap) programmatically and zoom it to a specific location. This is how I can open it: IDataWindowFactory dwf = new ...
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How to convert kml to shape file in Arc Map 9.3.1 [on hold]

I would like to know about conversion tools available for kml to shp file formats. In arc map 9.3.1
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ASCII to Raster Tool

I am trying to use the inbuilt ASCII to Raster Tool that is in ARC tool box. I have a ASCII file I have downloaded from a website: Code is Here I have saved as a .txt file and I am trying to import ...
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Union on lines using ArcPy?

Essentially I want to union multiple (20) congruent line shapefiles, where overlapping line segments in the input shapefiles are combined into a single resulting output shapefile. But I can't union ...
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Should ArcGIS Desktop users upgrade to Windows 10? [duplicate]

The question Will ArcGIS 10.1 run on the new windows 10 technical preview? was never answered, and Windows 10 is being released imminently. Somewhat worryingly, the most recent ArcGIS Desktop system ...
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combing two layers dissolve and simplify

I am trying to combine a dissolve with a simplify polygon layer I've created. When doing conversion of layer to kml it says I have too many vertices hence the need for simplification. How can this be ...
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Getting points from a particular section of point cloud data [on hold]

I have a las file and I'm trying to analyze it using ArcGIS/ArcPy. Are there any built-in functions that I can use (maybe using a tool or las data property) to isolate a chunk of points? I want to be ...
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Seeking ArcPy equivalents for SPLINE and SETWINDOW commands from ArcInfo Workstation?

I know of a list of conversions between AML and ArcPy. I was wondering if anyone knew of another resource to go between the two? In particular I am looking for a SETWINDOW (AML) function in ArcPy, ...
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Tasseled Cap Transformation coefficient and Bias Value

I want to perform Tasseled Cap transformation of Landsat 5,7 and Landsat 8 data manually in arc GIS.please let me know where from I can get the coefficient values and Bias values for the following ...
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Can labels for overlapping points be combined/merged into one label?

I have points representing sample locations. Often, multiple samples will be taken in the same location: multiple points with the same location but different sample IDs and other attributes. I'd like ...
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How is a database related to a .mxd file?

What exactly is an mxd file, and how is it related to a database? Can a single database have multiple mxd files?
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How to view a raster from a 10.2 Mosaic Dataset in ArcMap using the “Lock to specified rasters” method?

I am attempting to use ArcMap to view a raster from a mosaic dataset (contained within a file geodatabase) without much luck (see Viewing one or more rasters within the mosaic dataset) Steps: Use ...
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Ways to reduce buffer if it passes through a certain layer

I am trying to do WiFi analysis on signal strength in ArcGIS Desktop, and one of the big problems that I am running into is how to reduce the signal when it comes in contact with a wall, as it does in ...
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What is a database in ArcGIS? [on hold]

I was wondering in general, what exactly is a database and is there a difference between that and a geodatabase? I was also wondering when you would use a database as part of ArcGIS. Do you make one ...
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Creating coded values with iteration from a field

I'd like to find a way to add coded values to a Text domain using values from a table field, if such a thing is even possible. I'm using the Add Coded Value to Domain tool connected to two variables: ...
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Maximum distance to polygon edge

I have a point feature class and a polygon feature class, and each point is located within one polygon. Is there a way to programmatically calculate the distance from each point to the farthest ...
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Double geometry coloumns in an xy event layer (ArcGIS 10.0)

I want to convert an annotation feature class to a shapefile. The annotation feature class is stored in a file geodatabase. I add two columns (x, y) for the centroid coordinates (calculate geometry) ...
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Automatic Layout

I have a number of maps to generate. Only one shapefile is used where the Z-value is only the variable in differing maps. Is it possible to auto-generate maps using ArcGIS 10.0?
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Check that a Variable is NOT Equal to Multiple Values

I am trying to use a check a field against several values (eg: [Name] != 'NONE', and [Name] != 'N/A'). This is for the label expression builder within ArcGIS and I am using it eliminate label for ...
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NAICS and SIC database by address/parcel number?

I have a large amount of addresses that I need to manually input each and every one of their building uses. There are well over a dozen of categories to choose from. What kinds of databases should I ...
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Simple attribute data rules in Arcmap [on hold]

I would like to add some simple attribute validation in my current workflow. This is with regards to a point shapefile: Required fields Fields that become required if one optional field is populated ...
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Fix a problem with Annotation Reference Scale and add a halo

I have an annotation layer designed for 1:20000 and I want to add a halo mask to the layer. The layer was created with a reference scale of 1:1, and therefore the font sizes are around 400000pt, and ...
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Importing CAD polyline symbology into same polyline but converted to feature class?

I'm working with a CAD drawing (DWG), and I've exported the polyline layer into a file geodatabase. When I add the exported polyline layer to ArcMap, and try to import the symbology from the original ...
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sorting polygons extracted using Fishnet

I generated polygons using fishnet in ArcMap, since the polygons didn't fall exactly on top of my raster image, I had to edit and move some of them. Now the FID of my polygons are all messed up, and ...