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Converting CDF file to NetCDF file to use in ArcMap? [duplicate]

This is a GIS question as well as a Remote Sensing question. I have downloaded CDF files from the ESA from MyEarth online and want to use them in ArcMap. In ArcMap you can Make NetCDF a Raster Layer. ...
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DEM to RGB-GeoTIFF (land-/waterarea colored separate)

I want to create a colored basemap out of a ETOPO dataset. Is there a way to color the land (masked by a landpolygon) and water area separate and combine them later. The result should be one GeoTIFF ...
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Symbolise multiple layers in Arcmap with a Symbology Manager?

Is there a way to change or edit or copy the symbology of layers in Arcmap TOC? What Im thinking of is a solution similar to Maplex but for symbology. Maplex has a label manager where you can ...
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Creating shapefile and then edit it but get feature class does not participate in a network dataset?

I want to mark the drainage but cannot do it as it gives an error saying: The create feature task could not be completed. The turn feature class does not participate in a network dataset.
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Erdas mosaic producing lots of black space?

I am trying to create an imagery mosaic using erdas imagine. The original files were in a 16 bit DIM Pan-Sharpened format, which produced a completely unusable blank raster (likely an issue with color ...
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Alternative to 'Editors Merge' feature using Arcpy

I'm looking for a work around that has had me in a pickle for sometime. It involves combining a multi-part feature polygon into a single feature. Obviously if you were editing a shape you would select ...
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Iterate feature class by Date created to select recent shapefile

I would like to select only newly created shapefile (today's). Every time new shape file are created from trimble pathfinder office which i need to upload to Arcgis server feature class. Model below ...
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Using function to query text field in ArcGIS Select By Attributes?

I can do this: And get result: On the other hand, when I do this: I get an error message: Why query using function is working on numeric field and is not working on text in both shapefile ...
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Managing intermittent data in ModelBuilder?

I'm writing a model to automate combining county land cover masks in a large watershed. For example, I run Mosaic to New Raster to combine a Rail Right of Way mask (1,null) with an impervious ...
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ArcGIS project raster mosaic bends the raster but not the footprint when projecting

I have mosaic whose rasters are using a custom coordinate system: US_IFR Authority: Custom Projection: Lambert_Conformal_Conic false_easting: 0.0 false_northing: 0.0 central_meridian: -95.0 ...
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How to group overlapping polygon features to generate unique feature ID?

I have a group on onshore leases that are overlapping and I want to generate a field attribute so that all the polygons (or centroids of the polygons) that overlap have a unique ID so that I can ...
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Reprojecting and Aggregating a 30m resolution raster to a 3 arcsec raster

I am a using a 30m x 30m resolution land use raster that is projected in NAD83 Québec Lambert but would like to convert it to make it compatible with a 3 arcsecond flow accumulation raster that is ...
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keeping domains when merging two feature classes (both are polygon features)

why do I lose my domains from one feature class data when merging two feature classes together in the same file database with the same fields and domains to each field? The new merged feature class ...
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Use ModelBuilder to copy/paste attributes from Table to Feature?

I am using ArcMap 10.3. This question involves the use of tables and personal geodatabase features. I am looking for an efficient way to populate Water Meter fields using data from a Table. The ...
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how to create a grid of points within an irregular polygon with the maximum number of points?

I usually use qgis and arcgis. I need to create a grid of points within a polygon with the maximum number of points. I also need to set the grid parameters: x distance, y distance, offset from the ...
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Upstream trace in geometric network by number of segments

I am using a geometric network of a sanitary sewer. I am trying to determine the source of grease in the individual sewer segments. I know which segments that have been impacted by grease. I am trying ...
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Publishing a three band ArcGIS ImageService and encoding tiles with LERC

I'm trying to publish an ImageService for a three-band mosaic dataset and serve tiles using the LERC format. My workflow is as follows: Create the mosaic dataset: right click on a file geodatabase ...
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Change mxd name

my problem is that I have a finished project but I have to make another with any information first (mostly) and I want to make a copy of the first draft and I just want to rename the mxd in my arcgis ...
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ArcGIS, Combine tool. Crashes once reaching 40% progress

I'm trying to combine 7 rasters containing soil related data. Rasters are 4.5G, give or take. All the rasters contain integer values. Once the combine tool reaches 40% progress, it stalls and arcmap ...
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PDF Map Export with Zoom-in Effect from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to create a pdf map (export map) from ArcMap data, with the possibility of zooming in on the exported PDF.
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Sample Design for Kriging

I am taking soil samples on an agricultural plot and will be using the results as input to create a semivariogram for kriging in ArcGIS. This plot features raised planting beds in which the test crop ...
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Select Features within a distance and direction

Is there a way to select features in a layer by location based on their proximity to another feature and the direction? E.G., select all features within 10 meters north of current selection? I am ...
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Selecting parallel line segments but not segments that intersect

I have 2 different shapefiles that each have railroad track on them. Most of the track being displayed is the same, but since it is coming from 2 different sources, the physical lines themselves are ...
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Exporting raster map for printing

I'm trying to export my colored raster map. Colors are very important for me. But I couldn't export it according to my colors. When I tried different methods it gives an error: output file format ...
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Fresh Install of ArcMap 10.4 Stalls on “Loading Document”

I have just installed the trial version of the ArcGIS for Desktop which contains ArcMap on my Windows 7 Pro 64-bit. I haven't been able to launch ArcMap, ArcScene or ArcGlobe yet. As of ArcMap it ...
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Since ArcMap Projects data “on the fly” why aren't these data sets aligning?

I have a polygon feature class in NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_13N (Green in map). I projected it to NAD_1927_StatePlane_New_Mexico_East_FIPS_3001 (Pink in map). Why are these not aligning? Does this mean the ...
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Search window not working in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I was trying to use the search toolbar in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3 to find a tool yesterday and I am unable to get anything to return in the search results. I have tried restarting ArcGIS for Desktop ...
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Calculating relative share of area covered by water/percentage of polygon area that overlaps in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to calculate the share of the area within a 50km radius of major German city centers that is covered by water with either Arcmap 10.3.1 or Qgis 2.14. My plan is to use the Global Lakes and ...
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Getting values lower than specified using Con, Raster Calculator?

Expression used in raster calculator (ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop): Con(("%NDVI.tif%"> (-0.05)) & ("%Height_2015.tif%" >= 16), "%Height_2015.tif%", 0) I want an output raster containing ...
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Tiny difference of calculated area of polygons

I have a shapefile of about 62.000 polygons. I calculate the area of each polygon on a field, named AREA1, with Calculate Geometry option. Secondly, I create a new field field named AREA2. I calculate ...
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Modelbuilder ArcGIS: Collect values

I have a large model with submodels. Basically the Model iterates through all Districts, selects in each district an attribute above a certain threshold, creates a layerfile of it. The submodel ...
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Using a join in Arc with feature classes containing a definition query always return an inner join

At Arc 10.4, I am attempting to do an outer join (using the "Keep all records" option) between two file geodatabase feature class layer tables. Each of the two tables has an identical Definition ...
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Add a map element with a frame border and background

I am trying to insert a north arrow and a legend into the map with a white background frame and a border with a 3pt gap. The code below partially works, but it changes the background colour of the ...
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Calculating Area of Raster

I have done a crop suitability analysis for sugarcane using Fuzzy membership and overlay and now i have identified the suitable areas for its cultivation but do not know how to calculate suitable area ...
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Converting resolution to meter using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have data in the following format: Projection: Latitude-Longitude | | N: 46:08:44N S: 45:54:50.666667N Res: 0:00:00.333333 | | ...
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Creating ellipse with azimuth according to projected North not to geodetic North with ArcGIS Tool Table to Ellipse?

Table to Ellipse allows the user to create ellipses according to self-defined parameters. One of those parameters is azimuth. As written in the tool help the azimuth refers to the angle 0°-360° ...
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Trimble Juno 5B and ArcGIS Integration

I'm extremely new to the GIS field, and have been tasked with purchasing a handheld GPS to work with a future purchase of ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3. I need to know if I can upload points (lat,long, ...
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Creating symbology for polygon layer which has opaque outlines but transparent colored fills using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am working in ArcGIS 10.2 and I run a Basic license. Is there a way to make the outlines/borders of a polygon layer 0% transparent, while having the fields themselves show up at around 20% ...
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I want to delete a polygon and redraw but I want to save the attributes?

I am trying to redo a polygon it is so messed up that it can't just be fixed it needs to be delete and redrawn but I don't know how to do this and save the attributes.
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Area calculations using a layer in a projected data frame versus a projected feature class in ArcGIS

So I've been tasked with automating a formerly manual process in model builder in which I'm trying to calculate land area. In the former manual process the feature class was brought into ArcMap and ...
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How to fill in a polygon with a lot of holes in it? Arcmap 10.3

I have a lake map layer that mistook algae for land and now some of my lakes have a a lot of hole in them and I don't want these holes. I also don't want to delete Islands and I have a lot of lakes.
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Why does Clip function (maintain clipping extent) not clip according to polygon feature?

In arcGIS 10, I have several raster maps, that I would like to clip according to a polygon feature (top map). I have tried the Clip function under Raster Processing<-Raster<-Data Management ...
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arcgis 10.2 javascript how to deal with layers that sometimes load and sometimes don't

I have a map with 3 layers: 2 featureLayers and one ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer. sometimes it loads perfectly, sometimes(50% or 60% of the time) it doesn't. When the layers do not load, a very ...
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Error adding postgis layer in ArcMap 10.4

I imported some shapefiles to a postgis database. In QGIS it works fine, however in ArcMap not yet. I added postgreSQL as a database connection in ArcMap. I can also see the postgis layers in the ...
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Remove multiple characters from string field using field calculator (python parser)?

Is it possible to remove more than 1 character from a string in a field using the field calculator? I know !file!.replace(" ","") removes spaces in a string, but is it possible to remove spaces ...
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Toolbox blank when sending to someone else?

I have a toolbox with two models that I am trying to send to someone else. I am working in 10.4 and he is working in 10.3. I save my toolbox as a 10.3 toolbox and send him the .tbx file, but when he ...
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Finding the distance between points in two different layers along a route in ArcMap 10.3

I need to find the distance between points in separate layers along a stream network. I have source sites for macro-invertebrates and sites where they are lacking. I need to find the distance between ...
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Creating a sections polygon layer from tic points

I am working in Arcmap v10.3. I'm trying to create a "sections" (PLSS) layer from the section corners (tics). I know I could convert the points to X,Y coordinates and use the coordinates to create ...
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ArcCatalog database connection showing blank tables

I received info to connect to a database (without a spatial component) that has tables I need for a project I'm working on. Problem is once I establish the connection in ArcCatalog I can see all of ...
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How to set coordinate system for deed calls in COGO?

I am working with deeds that display metes and bounds, but the surveyor did not include the coordinate system used. If I am trying to enter this data into Arcmap using COGO, where in the process of ...