A raster-based operation that spreads point values throughout their neighborhoods.

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R Spatial Kernel Density Estimation

I am new on spatial kernel density estimation with r and need some suggestions. Saying, I like to estimate the density for some event occurring at a location, for example, the probability of ...
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Heatmap using Kernel density estimation

I have been trying to generate heatmap using kernel density estimation from python console in QGIS. This is command i'm using: processing.runandload("saga:kerneldensityestimation", ...
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Kernel density change detection

I want to detect change in two kernel density estimation rasters of animal sightings. These were created using the same bandwidth (and I'm assuming the same kernel function?) in ArcGIS 10.2. I want to ...
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How to do NETWORK kernel density in ArcMap for road crashes?

I wish to know steps to be followed for carrying out NETWORK Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) in ArcMap (Arc GIS 10) for point events (road crashes). In ArcGIS 10, there is command do kernel density ...
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Which suitable buffer distance to choose for a kernel density analysis to deal with edge effects?

I would like to run a Kernel density analysis on point features in ArcGIS 10.2 for hotspot detection, and to do it is recommended to apply a buffer zone to the study area in order to reduce the edge ...
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Kernel Density Estimation - CrimeStat - lat lon mismatch

I currently conduct kernel density estimation for a point dataset. For the KDE in addition a reference file is needed, where the coordinates of the lower left and upper right are specified. The ...
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Trouble interpreting zonal statistics as table output

Consider this a follow-up to this question. I transformed a census block group vector map (decided to use this instead of census tracts) into a raster map and generated a kernel density map using ...
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Calculating road density in R using kernel density

I have a large (~70MB) shapefile of roads and want to convert this to a raster with road density in each cell. Ideally I'd like to do this in R along with GDAL command line tools if necessary. My ...
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How to do Network Kernel Density Estimation Analysis in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking at doing some analysis of road traffic collisions. Obviously collisions occur on stretches of roads and I was researching the best methodology to take into account the network element of ...
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Kernel vs Point density

Can someone give me an example each where these two tools would be appropriate to use. I kind of understood what each of them does but can't seem to figure out examples where one would be more ...
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How to do a Kernel Density with “population field” in r?

In ArcGIS, I can generate a kernel density map and weigh it by population field. For example, I can use city's population as weighting factor, so that more populated city has higher influence to the ...
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KDE looping in GME

I can not get this for loop to run in GME because i is being changed to 1 and , out is not recognized: wd <- "C:\Users\name\Desktop\KDE\2011\"; for (i in 1:15) { ...
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GME: could not open input point data source

I can not get this for loop to run in GME because i is being changed to 1 and , out is not recognized: wd <- "C:\Users\name\Desktop\KDE\2011\"; for (i in 1:15) { ...
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Kernel density estimation across multiple UTM zones

I'm trying to compare the spatial distribution between two groups of fishing locations (for each of several different years) in the Bering Sea (lat's ~53 to 65N, long's ~ -178 to -158W. My preliminary ...
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Single Tree detection

I was wondering how I could extract "crown area" of single trees in a forest from a high-resolution image with only 3 band (RGB) in ArcMap. ( No NIR to use NDVI as any threshold). I need a fast ...
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Creating Centroid Long and Lat points for each Kernel Density cell

I am trying to create a point raster file of the highest (red) kernel densities (figure 1), which places one GPS location at the centre of each of the cells within the highest kernel density bins. I ...
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Question about ArcGIS vs. QGIS for kernel density estimations

It appears from the QGIS documentation that the Heatmap Plugin can generate a kernel density surface from a point map and make use of the attributes of the original points to influence this surface ...
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How to find highest kernel density point

I've been using spatstat to analyse point patterns in R. Here's an example to put this in context: library(spatstat) library(maptools) # to convert sp class to ppp Some point data: set.seed(1985) ...
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Comparing two kernel density rasters for areas of interest?

The background to my question is that I have unit sales for Product A aggregated by city. I also have unit sales for Category A aggregated by city. The goal is to compare areas where Product A ...
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Kernel Density Analysis using R and ArcGis [duplicate]

I am doing some Kernel Density Estimations, and like everyone elese I face difficulties with setting the bandwidth to create georeferenced rasters. ArcGis (10.1) does it just fine, but it has no ...
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Creating density map from point data?

I have point data, where one point represents one 1 storm water outfall, looks like this: (point data is across all of Long Island, New York). I am having a bit of difficulty finding the best tool ...
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Measuring averages of a seperate layer with kernel Density overlay

How can I get an average of another layer in a kernel density plot? I have bathymetry underlying my kernel density plot and need to know how to gain an average of bathymetry for a 80% kernel. Does any ...
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Convert census data to points

I have data from the Census Bureau's LEHD files that record number of jobs within blocks using the digit 1 to denote one job. I want to convert the number of 1's in the column into a feature that I ...
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Measuring area of raster classes?

Are there any tools or methods in ArcMap that can measure the area of each level of the kernel density output? Note this is just a kernel density plot (not a shape file or polygon). Kernel Density ...
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Projecting GCS Australian 1984 to WGS 1984 UTM (or similar) to get units of meters?

I am currently trying to run a kernel density analysis and need to change the co-ordinate system to a UTM measurement in order to set some meaningful biological constraints to my seabird data (eg, ...
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How to output parts of layers (shapefiles) that do not intersect using ModelBuilder?

I have two layers (shape files) that I want to select what do not intersect, to after all make a kernel of it. How do I do that in ModelBuilder without scripting? If someone can help me, even ...
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Normalization of Kernel Density Estimate rasters in ArcGIS 10

I've been told by several GIS instructors that the pixel values of a Kernel Density Estimate raster output by the point KDE tool in ArcGIS 10.1 represents the probability of encountering a point, not ...
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calculate kernel density for polygons in ArcGIS

I have a population data set at the census block level. My goal is to use the data set to identify some population centers in the region based on population density. The simplest way to do it is to ...
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How do I stop Kernel Density from cutting off symbology?

I need help configuring Kernel Density so that is does not cut off symbology on hot spots. (See pic below) I'm assuming it has something to do with the extent but I could not get it to display the way ...
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95 percent volume contour

I generated, from point data, a kernel density map using GRASS, and I would like to identify the 95% volume contour in it. Is it possible in GRASS? Thank you
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Why does connect to Excel spreadsheet through ArcPy give ERROR 000582?

My ultimate goal is to automate kernel density analysis on xy data from a table. I am trying to learn Python but I am very new. I built a simple model to take table data and display xy data. When I ...
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Why does Kernel Density fail in model with ERROR 000865?

I am attempting to build a model using variables for automation. (see below) The problem I am having is when the model attempts to run the Kernel Density. It seems as if the Kernel Density will not ...
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Weighted heatmap analysis- density of points, vs density of weight variable

Was just wondering if anyone could help me with a problem. I'm trying to map wellbeing scores (out of 10), using locations from a survey of 15,000 households, using the HEatmap command in QGIS. It's ...
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How to calculate x and y variance values?

I'm trying to define the best suitable cell size to use in the kernel density estimation in the Geospatial Modelling Environment (GME) for ArcGIS. To calculate the best suitable cell size the ...
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Kernel Density Error in QGIS Processing

I have been getting this error when trying to create kernel density maps using QGIS 2.0.1 and SAGA 2.1.0. It seems to occur only when the extent is large, i.e. the entire state of Texas. If I do it on ...
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Kernel density estimator - batch

I've unfortunately just found out that Hawth's batch kernel density estimator doesn't work on ArcGIS 10.1. I've installed GME - unfortunately I can't run batches as there's not tool that will do it. I ...
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How to choose a GRASS kernel density function?

I'm starting to use the Grass module on QGIS, and I want to do a heatmap, so, I'm creating a new surface using the kernel function. But, GRASS come with 7 types of kernel functions, how do I know ...
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Why doesn't the Kernel Density Estimate function appear in AniMove plugin?

can anyone tell me why the Kernel Density Estimate function does not appear under my AniMove plugin in QGIS? I can only perform the MCP. I run Windows OS.
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How does changing the kernel density search radius affect the units expressed in the map legend? [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand how ArcGIS 10.1 handles kernel density values and how these values are reported in the legend. For example, the following parameters were used for the KDEs in the attached ...
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How to Calculate Utilization Distribution Overlap Index (UDOI) in ArcGIS

I'm interested in calculating the overlap of home ranges (=utilization distributions in my case) of a bird species using sighting coordinates. This article introduced UDOI as the best index for such ...
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How to display relative concentration (heatmap) of point features in ArcMap?

Please bear with me here - I'm pretty new to GIS, and I'm having a lot of confusion about all the different terms I've seen thrown around. Here's my problem: I have a large dataset of point ...
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How to interprete ArcGIS kernel density units when a population parameter is specified? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to interpret GRASS v.kernel results? The attached image shows trees in a study area based on their actual height in the field. The trees are overlaying a raster ...
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How to create an error map to support an average kernel density map?

I've created an average kernel density map by running KDEs on points stacked within the same spatial extent. For example, say we have three point shapefiles representing seedlings in three different ...