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How to apply Melt Area Detection Index to MODIS imagery?

I am working with some MODIS imagery for a project (I'm relatively new to remote sensing) using MOD09GA, and hoping to apply a melt area detection index (MADI) to images to calculate melt day length ...
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Auto Vectorization of Raster Maps [on hold]

I'm trying to analyze the various softwares which are used for auto vectorization (auto digitizing) of raster data. I wanted to use the ArcScan extension of ArcMap. I just wanted to seek any ...
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Is there a way to set label weighting for the legend?

I am using data driven pages to produce a series of maps. For each map extent, surrounding areas are labelled. My legend is located in the corner of the data frame (realizing now that that wasn't a ...
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Joining Excel tables to data attribute in ArcMap?

I am trying to join an Excel table to my parcel attribute table in ArcMap. I have run a validation and all checks out except it says there are no matches. What would cause this?
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Smoothing of a DEM

I have a DEM which has some individual pixels lower than those around them. This is a problem as I am using the DEM for pluvial flood modelling and therefore it is providing an incorrect ...
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Pixelated hillshade from 5m elevation data

I recently tried to create a hillshade of a valley in the Scottish Cairngorm mountains using some Digimap 5m elevation data (specifically the OS Terrain™ 5 DTM). The data was downloaded in .asc ...
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Can I save the symbology of all the layers in my mxd so that I can quickly revert back to a certain “look”

I am using ArcMap 10.2 and would like to set multiple variations of the layers symbologies. In autocad this would be the equivalent of setting the layer state.
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ArcGIS slow zooming but fast panning

I am using ArcGIS 10.4. Within ArcMap, I have an MXD file with a number of layers within it. All layer sources are feature classes and all of the feature classes are contained within a single ...
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Random Selection using Select By Attributes tool in ArcMap?

How I can make a SQL syntax to generate "RANDOM SELECTION" in Select by attributes tool in ArcMap?. E.g. We have two kind of sample: Quantitative an Qualitative data. Quantitative (seven cases): 1,...
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Writing an if then statement for if a parameter is selected (not Null) in Model Builder

I have a tool I'm trying to create in model builder. I have run into a problem as I have basically no experience with python. I'm trying to basically use the calculate value tool and an if then ...
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Get nearest polygons in both sides of a polyline with arcpy

I have polyline shapes representing roads and another shape layer with polygons that are representing buildings. I have to find some way with ArcPy to measure the distance from a point within the ...
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Removing ArcGIS Online icons in Mac menu bar?

I'm running ArcMap via VMware and each time I open it, an icon gets added to the menu bar. They never go away when I quit the program, so I wind up with quite a little collection until I reboot. ...
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Aligning polygons in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I am working on a map that I have divided into 5 zones. I have drawn 5 polygons to represent each zone. I need to align the polygons where the edges meet. I am ...
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Updating ArcSDE Database using VB.Net?

I have a master feature in a SDE Database. This Master file contains the records of all "inspections" being undertaken. I have a second feature, which contains a "live" dataset of current inspections....
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ArcMap 10.4 Model Builder Geoprocessing tool gets broken

I created a model and added "Iterator Feature Classes" and "Clip". I run the tool and everything works. But when I save the model and restart arcmap the tool gets broken. I cant open the "Clip" tool ...
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Deauthorizing ArcGIS for Desktop 60 Day Trial

I installed ArcGIS For Desktop Advanced 60 Day Trial. I'm not sure what went wrong, but I didn't get a clean install. I uninstalled it. I later installed ArcGIS For Desktop, and went through the ...
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Performing reverse clip in ArcMap?

Is there a way to perform a 'reverse' of the clip function in ArcMap? I am not exactly sure how to explain this so here is a diagram:
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How do I make two layers of point data align perfectly?

I have two point data sets that represent the same business locations, however, the points are slightly off for one of the two layers. As in one layers points are in the correct position over the ...
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Arcmap layout view zoom data

I have a map in ArcMap that I would like to export as an image, adding also a legend and so on. My issue is that when I go to the Layout View, my data occupy only a small part of the layout view. I ...
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Arcmap legend: select only part of the elements

I have to export a map. In my map, I unified several features under the same colour because because for my job they are exactly the same. My problem is that, when I create a legend, I get something ...
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Creating Streets That Aren't in Existence Yet [on hold]

I want to propose a new location for a street, and want to have this street drawn in ArcMap. It needs to connect to two existing streets and have a consistent minimum width of 500ft
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Set zoom level in Arc from table attributes

Still new to GIS; I hope this question isn't a duplicate. Is there anyway to set the zoom level after double-clicking on black arrow in table attributes? It seems to default to 1:4,000. As I'm ...
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Scrolling through selected records in attribute table

I am working with data from GPS tags to determine departure/return times so am I am currently going through the attribute table for each tag and clicking each consecutive record to highlight the point ...
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HRESULT EXCEPTION error - Arcmap Geoprocessing .net

I am writing a script / Add-in for Arcmap and am coming unstuck with an error when I am trying to "delete identical" records in an SDE Geodatabase. Running through the process. I have a SDE ...
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Story Map - good tutorials?

I am fairly new to ArcGIS and just wanted to know if anyone knew of any particularly helpful tutorials online or books for making story maps?
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automatically update Arcmap attribute when updatin Excel table

I have a map in arcmap where i want to display information that contains values that will probably change every year. I would rather not having to remove joins and then join my new excel sheet every ...
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How can I show one feature with two unique values as one symbol in an ArcMap legend?

I am working in ArcMap 10.4. I have one feature that has two unique values, one is "simple fill" blue the other value is "10% simple hatch". I need to show the 2 values in the map but would like to ...
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Special character in attribute table:

I would like to find out if there is a way to show special character (hexagon) in the attribute table. I basically need to show any $ as hexagon shape
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problem to open a netCDF and create a raster file

I want to open a netCDF file and create a raster with ArcMap 10.2. The file contains the mean monthly temperature for Switzerland. I found it in meteoswiss web site. I tried to open it with the ...
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ArcMap & Catalog: DB connection to ACCDB file

I have successfully established a database connection using ArcCatalog to an access database. I am using Access 2013 and ArcMap 10.2.2. I used as a database provider Microsoft Jet Engine version 12.0 ...
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Copy and paste of dataframe in ArcMap table of contents?

I am new to ArcGis and I am currently taking a course. In one of the exercises Im supposed to copy a dataframe from the table of contents in ArcMap ( in data view) back into the table of contents so ...
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Using CURRENT_DATE function on ArcSDE SQL Server Database?

I am writing a script to access data from each day. I would like to select by attribute and send these features to a local file geodatabase. After reading some documenation, CURRENT_DATE is the ...
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ArcGIS how to geolocate/georeference raster data arrays?

How does one geolocate (or georeference) a raster of swath grided data with separate lat/lon arrays and multiple data bands using ArcMap 10.3? A sample data file (*.h5) can be downloaded from here ...
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ArcMap 10.4 crashing when loading HDF5 file

While trying to open an HDF5 file in ArcMap 10.4 in Windows 10, the software stalls hence force exit. I have tried: Opening the file with HDFView, Matlab and Python --> no issue. Opened the file ...
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Access resolved/rendered dynamic text from ArcPy or ArcObjects?

Using ArcPy (or ArcObjects if essential), is there a way to retrieve the rendered text of a text element that includes Dynamic Text? The text property of the TextElement includes the Dynamic Text ...
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Setting a field as 'Required' in ArcMap OR ArcGIS Online so that it shows on Geoform as Required

I am trying to set a field in an attribute table of a feature class in Arcmap or ArcGIS Online so that it shows on the ESRI Geoform as Required, ie. Data must be entered for that particular field. ...
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Activate 'View Item Description' programmatically?

I have created an ArcMap add-in for browsing data layers and adding them to the TOC. I would like to add a button that when clicked will open the selected layers item description (before it is added ...
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Can I import a kmz file directly from ArcMap 10 to Garmin GPS?

I currently import a kmz file created in ArcMap 9 (via a very convoluted process using Google Earth) to my Garmin Oregon GPS. I do this so that I can view an aerial photo with town tax parcel map info ...
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Bringing layout into another drawing using ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.1. I set up a layout view (a titleblock) and would like to bring it into another mxd file. How do you do this? If you are familiar with Autocad this would be the equivalent ...
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ArcGIS Overlay route events

I have bus onboard volume data stored as a polyline shp file. The polyline lengths are the distances between sequential boardings and alightings. So along any particular bus route there are ...
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Rows and columns too high

I currently have a 5m DEM with 6000 rows and columns. I need to keep the spatial resolution but reduce the number of rows and columns to 1000. I have used the basin tool to separate the DEM and ...
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How to add individual state county borders to an ArcMap project?

I am working on an emergency response mapping project for our Tribe and I want to develops emergency response maps for individual counties instead of the whole state. Our ArcMap has all the counties ...
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Creating a Network Dataset

I need some basic instructions on how to create a network dataset in ArcMap 10.1. I do realize there are esri tutorials out there but I'm having difficulty understanding everything. I'm just looking ...
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How to Geocode South African Addresses in ArcMap 10?

I have about 8,000 addresses to geocode in South Africa. I haven't been able to find an address locator in ArcMap that works (trying to use the 'world places' address locator in ArcMap 10 gives me a "...
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Querying for underscore character in ArcMap?

For a standard LIKE query against an Oracle-based ArcSDE feature class, the underscore character represents a single character wildcard when used with a string. I'm trying to impose a definition ...
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Converting radiance raster values to luminance

I have two nightlight data layers of the same area, one is a VIIRS radiance raster (the raster values are radiance values in units of nanowatt/sq.cm/sr) and the other one is a point vector luminance ...
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ArcMap highlight features from code

I have a shapefile of lines containing an amount n of elements. I exported these features and analyzed them with another program (Matlab), which provided me as an output a row vector of length n ...
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Can layers with different extents in arcmap 10 be made to line up?

I am currently trying to get some insect sampling coordinates that are represented by points to project on top of a polygon that shows all the different plots of land in a ranch. The coordinates for ...