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QGIS Renders Buffer Polygons from ArcGIS Feature Class Differently

I have a polygon feature class stored in an ArcGIS geodatabase. All of the shapes are buffers of a point layer created using the editor menu's 'Buffer' command. In ArcMap 10.3.1 the data looks like ...
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ArcGIS Kernel Density with polyline, search radius / bandwidth calculation

I'm conducting a density analysis of a series of polylines and I'm hung up on determining an appropriate search radius. The default calculation performed by arcgis is to take the shorter dimension ...
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Customizing ISO 19139 metadata profile in ArcCatalog?

I'm using the ISO 19115/19139 metadata standard, and I need to convert some optional elements into mandatory elements. Is it possible to achieve this using ArcCatalog as the metadata editor? About ...
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Symbolize a layer based on it's related table (1:M relationship class)

I have a layer of polygons joined by a relationship class to a table by Field = DistrictIDNumber The Table has multiple entries for each polygon so it is a one to many relationship. Is there any way ...
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Geoprocessing Service crash while executing

I have created a geoprocessing service, which can print a webmap(JSON) to a PDF or PNG. The ArcGis for Server and ArcGis for Desktop are running on my workstation. The Website, which host my webmap ...
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Using one to many join to *.xlsx in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working with ArcMap 10 and have some trouble joining a shapefile and a .xlsx file. The .xlsx contains sensor data (CO2, NO2 etc.) without location information. The shapefile contains all the ...
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Determining the Thalweg line of a river without bathymetry?

I have the boundaries and centerline of a river. The Thalweg line defines the deepest elevation of a watercourse (see Image taken from Google). I do not have accurate enough bathymetry or Digital ...
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Composite Bands (Data Management)

I am building a small multispectral camera based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module and two Raspberry Pi cameras. One of the cameras has a NIR filter, the other is a normal RGB camera. When using the ...
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ArcGIS python toolbox: GPFeatureLayer parameter “loses” symbology type

I'm pretty new at ArcGIS python toolboxes. Here is one problem I've been fighting with for a while. I want to create an output layer (GPFeatureLayer) with a specific symbology (GRADUATED_COLORS) and ...
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Preparing data for semiovariogram analysis in ArcGIS with large sample sizes?

I am working on a statewide project to create surface water quality grids from point samples. In some instances, we have large sample sizes (n>50,000) which is problematic when creating ...
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Adding data from PostgreSQL to Query Layer of ArcGIS for Desktop warns that given coordinate references are incompatible?

When adding data from PostgreSQL in a Query Layer I get the warning: The given coordinate references are incompatible I have added many other layers with the same properties no problems, but I ...
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Use ArcPy to identify annotation reference scale?

I would like to retrieve the value of an annotation feature class reference scale using ArcPy (under ArcGIS 10.1). I cannot find where this property is stored (tried to access using the describe ...
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Is it a bad idea to use a geometric network for road editing?

I am producing a road map (for print and online). I was thinking of using creating a geometric network with my roads, for editing purposes mainly, but I would like to know any critical downsides of ...
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Not getting all decimal places when converting numbers to string (ArcObjects with VB .Net)

I would like to build some queries in my addin from layers in my map. I am having problems with double numeric types. esriFieldTypeDouble has 14 - 18 decimal places or more depending on the database ...
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How to examine each connected pixel to select its neighbors to separate clusters?

I am trying to develop a methodology for separating pixels from one another to determine whether they belong to a city cluster or not. Starting at the center pixel of the city I want to select all ...
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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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Mosaic huge numbers of small rasters using ArcGIS

I have around 20'000+ TIFF-rasters that I need to somehow bring together into one raster. The rasters are model outputs and usually aren't big in size (<< 1 MB each). They do not overlap. The ...
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How to do a custom, ad hoc, affine transformation?

I have a data set of unknown origin (probably CAD) and I have determined that the correct transformation for this data into the projection that I want is as follows: (4x + 2205432), (30y + 1254781) ...
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Stripes and Distortion in classification result when performing maximum likelihood classification in ArcMap

I have trouble performing a supervised classification in ArcMap 10.3. I created training areas and executed the "interactive supervised classification"-tool, which works totally fine and gives back ...
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Visualizing netCDF file with unknown projection

I'm having a tough time visualizing a netCDF file with poor metadata in ArcMap, which is probably not a surprise. I know the file to contain ozone concentrations over the United States. If I try to ...
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Esri ArcGIS Imagery Labels too small?

I'm frequently working with the imagery basemaps provided by Esri. I find that the labels (cities, districts etc.) are way too small. Is there any option to increase the font size?
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Exporting Raster Layer using “Export Raster Data” vs Copy Raster

Is it possible to access the "Export Raster Data" tool in arcpy? Some background on the steps I am trying to process: I have a raster loaded into an mxd. I have converted the raster to a temporary ...
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How to deal with segments that are not connected to the rest of the network?

I have a transportation network for the state of Montana. I created a network data set and I want to solve an OD cost matrix from many origins to many destinations. The problem is there are many ...
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Mapping habitat suitability using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have been having somewhat of an issue recently with one of my projections. I am currently trying to map out the preferable habitat for a species in Arcgis. To do this, I performed a GLMM in R and ...
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Select IDLE 2.7 (not 3.4) as default script tool editor for ArcPy with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to set my default editor in ArcMap (10.3) to IDLE 2.7, but despite using the 2.7 path, when I right-click on a script tool and select Edit, it opens IDLE 3.4:
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Get counts in grid cell for multiple values

I have 500+ polygon shapefiles with nationwide coverage. Each shapefile has possible record values of 0-4. I want to get the value that intersects each grid centroid and then get a total count for ...
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IR as 4th band in RGB composite (ArcGIS)

In Symbology tab of a raster in ArcMap, in the section of Pan-sharpening, there is an extra option to check at the bottom: "4th-band Infrared Image" along with its weight: I guess I have to add ...
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Mask out values in a raster based on standard deviation

Does anyone know (in Modelbuilder or python) how I can remove any values of a raster that outside of the range of three standard deviations? I have a lot of rasters so it would be quicker than ...
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Create ArcGIS Raster Catalog with date/time fields from directory of NITF images

I have a directory of NITF files, each with the idatim (timestamp) field set. In the ArcMap properties, it shows up as "acquisition date" in the Key-Metadata table. I would like to be able to create ...
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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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How can Ripley's K Function output in ModelBuilder be used as the search radius for Kernel Density analysis?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3.1 (Basic license). The first part of the model takes point data, runs it through Ripley's K Function tool, sorts the data in descending order by the DiffK column, and then ...
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ModelBuilder inline variable does not change consecutively when iterating raster?

---SOLVED--- I am trying to create a model in ModelBuilder (ArcMap 10.2.2), where there is an iteration through rasters in a workspace, each raster is run through a formula in raster calculator and ...
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Add a dam to DEM in ArcMap

I followed the instructions how to build a dam by whuber (How to build an artificial 'dam' across a river?) "draw a line segment" "compute the Euclidean distance to this line segment" ...
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ArcGIS quantile classification

I have been implementing a workflow previously devised ArcGIS 10.2 in R. The process involves a discretization of an integer raster (the cells are counts) through quantile reclassification. I've ...
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LasDatasetToRaster does nothing to the Raster Layer

I have been trying to figure out how to clip and rasterize a LiDAR map file programmatically (Not through arcpy) I use C# but read many languages. So far I have been able to access and assign the LASD ...
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Possible to create AutoCAD-like grading lines in ArcMap?

I often need to show grading for roads and ditches. This is what the map readers require and what the standard symbology for grading is. These 3D lines can be easily created in AutoCAD civil 3d and ...
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Importing representations from Layer File?

I'm trying to incorporate representations as part of my data model. I have set up representation rule for my feature class, which is part of a feature dataset. The way I have the data categorized is ...
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Review Edited Layers Before Saving

In Arcmap, is there a plugin/addon available that will list the layers that have been edited when the "Save Edits" dialog pops up? Sometimes I get nervous that I might have deleted something from a ...
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Cokriging using categorical covariables in ArcMap?

I am using cokriging to model a continuous variable across my study unit (soil carbon). I have one continuous covariable (soil moisture) but also a categorical covariable (vegetation community). I am ...
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Space time analysis. Finding spatial patterns (cluster&disperse) over time in point data sets

I am trying to describe/find statistically spatial patterns in a point data set of industrial sites. The points feature apart from their location, a date for their opening, a date for their closure ...
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Performance difference between focal statistics (ArcGIS) and neighbor (GRAS or QGIS)

I tested minimum, maximum, and average neighbor (circle radius = 161 pixel) using ArcGIS, GRASS and QGIS: ArcGIS (10.1): it takes only one minute GRASS (6.4.3): it takes 123 minutes for every output ...
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Problem with Flow Direction in DEM

I have the following problem with Flow Direction Tool in my DEM and with such wrong calculated flow direction in the centre of DEM I am unable to delineate any watershed. What can I do?
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Georeferencing/rectifying multiple images of different shapes and sizes at once using ArcGIS for Desktop?

A couple of weeks ago I georeferenced a set of 7 scanned maps (.tiffs). Although the scans all have different shapes and sizes, the outline of all the maps on there is the same, and after having ...
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Is there any way to aggregate points within a certain distance of eachother into groups of X?

I know it's possible to aggregate points within a certain distance of eachother, but is it also possible to aggregate them into groups of e.g. 20? I'm fine with using most open source GIS software or ...
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An Error Has Occurred Running Scripts On This Page - Repairing issue with batch script?

If you've been using ArcGIS for a while, you will have most likely come across this error: The issue is linked to some sort of ActiveX plugin security setting in the 32 bit version of Internet ...
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Create Thiessen polygons using spatially weighted averages?

I have to create Thiessen polygons with the spatially weighted averages for specific contaminate concentrations from different borings. I have the Thiessen polygons created but this only shows me the ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation Tool - How is Local Solar Time/Local Time handled as input to the “within-day” time configuration?

I am scripting hourly interval runs of the Area Solar Radiation Tool, and need a hand understanding how to account for Local Solar Time (LST) versus Local Time (LT) within the tool. First off, I ...
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point feature to raster with count of unique points

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 with Python 2.7 I have a point layer with thousands of points that each hold an id value of its owner. One owner can have multiple points, meaning that points can have the same ...
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Creating map gores in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Does anyone have clear instructions on creating gores for a globe in ArcGIS? I have tried to work with these: http://mappingcenter.esri.com/index.cfm?fa=ask.answers&q=1725 But have become lost....
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Appropriate resolution of images for image classification?

I am attempting to perform image classification on some maps that I have in PNG format. This classification is failing due to there being too many many pixels in the training samples (I appear to be ...