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ArcGIS are two rasters the same? - including null values

I am working on a task to calculate Height Above Nearest Drainage (HAND) - that is the height above the nearest point along the flow path that is on a drainage - not the geographically nearest ...
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How to create landscape resistance map using path level spatial randomisation in QGIS?

I need to create a landscape resistance map based on path level spatial randomisation, as I have read in some research papers. Are there tools for this? I need to randomly shift and rotate the the ...
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How can I calculate the nearest distance to a landscape element taking the direction into account (i.e. slope direction, prevailing winds)?

I am trying to build a layer of distance to relevant landscape elements in a watershed. To be relevant, a landscape element must be downstream with respect to the runoff direction.  Clearly, I want ...
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Get all locations of Panoramio photos in a given extent

To create a visual quality heat map I'm trying to get a list of all Panoramio photos in an about 2000 Km2 wide study area. My idea is to perform a density analysis in GIS on a point shapefile ...
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Which cell size should I use in the LecoS plugin?

LecoS asks for the cellsize when calculating landscape statistics. However, there is no such information in the metadata of my input raster layer. Pixel size is 0.00126545,-0.00126497, but that can't ...
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FragStats metrics urban and periurban areas

What class and landscape metrics would you recommend me for an application on the urban periurban areas. To be more precise, I will use 4 classes (buildings, commerce & industry, vegetation, ...