An application of ArcGIS for Desktop that is used to create, edit and manage models within its Geoprocessing Framework

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Importing analytical data (CSV) with different data types into ArcGIS Desktop to generate concentration heat maps?

After reviewing all the possible related solutions to my problem, I could not piece together a solution to process and import multiple sets of groundwater analytical data that contains different data ...
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ArcGIS model builder: How to reclassify 16,000+ rasters and do weighted sums on these rasters per year?

I've been trying to build a model in model builder (ArcGIS 10.1) which can do the following task: I have a folder full of ca. 16,000 raster files (.asc) representing mean temperatures for each day ...
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Dissolving features to only have multiparts when they are within 100 feet of one another

I want to have a selection of parcels that is dissolved by land owner and within 3 miles of a polyline. If the same owner owns parcels on opposite sides of a road (within 100 feet or so), I want the ...
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Pragmatic Best Placement of Points within Polygon

I am looking to plot the ideal placement of police vehicles within a specific precinct (polygon). Rather than placing them myself, calculating a buffer of travel time (e.g. within 3 minutes), and ...
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Creating coded values with iteration from a field

I'd like to find a way to add coded values to a Text domain using values from a table field, if such a thing is even possible. I'm using the Add Coded Value to Domain tool connected to two variables: ...
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Splitting single shapefile into many to use as geoprocessing extents in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to do the following things using ArcGIS model builder. select by expression to output feature class. use output feature class as spatial extent raster to point The main goal is to ...
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Using ModelBuilder or Python parser of Field Calculator to check values between two datasets?

I have a *.dbf that I need to check values against for a shapefile. I need to report whether the values match the dbf in the shapefile and, if not, what the value should have been (in two new ...
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Iterating Table Fields to Create Individual Shapefiles

I am trying to create individual shape files from a single table that contains the following: Weather Station Names Station XY Cordinates 31 individual field columns of daily data for each weather ...
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How to extract,stack and calculate Standard Deviation from a NetCDF (.nc) to produce a single standard deviation and Mean image in arcGIS?

I have a NetCDF file for several years of monthly Climate data ( Precipitation,PET,Temp,etc) data from CRU 3.22 (Climate Research Unit). I want to extract a subset of the dataset namely 2000-2010. And ...
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Calculate upstream path

I have a river geometric network built that is fully operational with flow direction working. In ArcMAP when I trace upstream I get a selected feature that I can convert into a feature class (Data > ...
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Use Feature Class “Name” from Iterate Feature Classes to Calculate Field with Model Builder 10.1

My goal is to create shapefile that contains merged feature classes from a geodatabase. I would like for there to be a new field in the resulting shapefile that contains the name of the original ...
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Calling Python script tool from ArcGIS model using relative path?

I am new to ArcGIS and facing a problem in calling a script tool from a model. I have the following file structure: E:\MyFolder MyToolbox.tbx ScriptTool Model Scripts myscript.py The ...
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How to extract elevation from a DTM?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1 I'm working on a project for landslide by using ModelBUilder. One of the data I used is DTM for the area elevation. The problem is I don't know how to extract the elevation out ...
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Relative paths not working in model builder

I checked "Store relative path names" in my model, but ArcGIS seems to ignore the settings - the paths are always the same as on my computer. Plus, the "Store relative path names" unchecks ...
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ArcGIS ModelBuilder Iterate Tables and XY Event Layer?

I'm running into an issue that was not addressed in a previous question, but linked to a similar issue (ArcGIS modelbuilder: Iterate through Excel sheets?). I'm using ModelBuilder to import .xlsx ...
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Reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder

How do I reclassify many rasters in ModelBuilder when each raster has its own unique values? For example, when you create a model in ModelBuilder and you add the Reclassify tool you may want to ...
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ArcGIS modelbuilder: Iterate through Excel sheets?

I am trying to use modelbuilder (ArcGIS 10.1) to add XY data to ArcGIS, then export the events as Feature Classes. The data comes in one xlsx document with a large number of sheets, each with an X and ...
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How to use Summary Statistics with Dissolve in a model?

I have a model which uses two layers(a .shp with boat tracks and a .shp fishnet) to calculate the sum etc., of dead weight, gross tonnage and beam per each square from the fishnet per each track. ...
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Kriging problem within ArcGIS Model Builder

I am creating a model that accepts in a .csv file and plots the XY points on a calculated field. The preferred interpolation method is Kriging, and when I try and update the Z-Value field, the ...
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Is it possible to create a fixed variable in Model builder while using a Iterate Feature Classes iterator in the model?

Just curious if it's possible to create a fixed variable in Model Builder while using an Iterate Feature Class iterator? Using ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 or 10.3 to create the model. Could anyone please ...
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Surface Volume: output table given all in one column?

The model iterates through a Point Feature Class to calculate different volumes. As an output I get two different styles of tables, both in one and the same iteration. One is the actual correct output ...
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Creating a weighted rating model/script for vector data

I'm using ArcMap and trying to create a model or script that can rate routes based on a weighted calculation of attributes. Right now the individual attributes don't have rating values which I could ...
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How to calculate sum for unique values in a model?

I have two layers. A layer represented by a fishnet and a layer represented by certain boat routes. After I intersect them I want to be able to calculate the sum and max value for certain ...
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Iterate Workspaces in Modelbuilder not executing all tools

I have a folder which contains a number of file gdbs. These gdbs all have the same structure i.e. a feature dataset FD_1 and several feature classes within the dataset (the two I am interested in are ...
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Can you add the “measure” tool to model builder?

I am wondering if there is a way to add the measure tool, usually residing in the Tools toolbar, into model builder?
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ArcGIS Model Builder-Interate tables: Make Query/SQL expression

I'm new to ArcGIS and was wondering if someone could help me with my SQL expression. Essentially, I'm using model builder to iterate over several tables and Make Query table for each one. I'm trying ...
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Field Calculator Python Expression Issues

I'm pretty new to Python and this is my first post on this forum so I could use some help. I am currently attempting to run some code in the Field Calculator in a model in order to replace string ...
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How to copy new data into shared Geodatabase in ArcGIS for Server using ArcObjects? [on hold]

How do I need to in order to publish a geodatabase into a server or just to copy new data into the server using ArcGis Server 10.1, ModelBuilder and .NET 2010. Note : I have already a geodatabase ...
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Select By Location then Append if points selected ModelBuilder

I am iterating through a point shapefile to assign the points to buffer zones that they fall within, because some points fall within several buffer zones I am doing this using the Append tool into a ...
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Applying unique processing extent to each iteration of tool in ArcMAP Model Builder

I am trying to create an automated ArcMAP (10.1) tool that will read in a file (ASCII most likely) of maximum and minimum lat/long values along with some additional variables. The tool will iterate ...
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Running ModelBuilder through .NET does not always created expected geodatabase?

This code is the run a ModelBuilder through C# .NET this ModelBuilder works to convert a (.dwg) autocad file to a geodatabase but the problem is sometimes it works perfect but other times it doesn't ...
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Workspace or data source is read only

I am using ModelBuilder in ArcCatalog 10.1 to convert an ASCII files to TIFF and add spatial reference. I have hundreds of files to convert so I'm using the Iterators. After doing 10-20 files ...
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Dynamically drawing a polygon around another shapefile, ArcGIS 10.2

Let's say I have a vegetation raster that indicates the density of forest all over the world. I also have a shapefile that contains the admin boundaries of each country in the world. The easy part is ...
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Using Value from Iterate Feature Selection to create new files per feature value

I am attempting to use Model Builder to export a file per value in a feature. The intent is to create a file per school, listing the students that attend. We currently have a single large file with ...
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Map Algebra expression in a model fails on open workspace

I have model which runs 2 processes that create rasters and a third process that (attempts to) add the two of them using Map Algebra. The expression is very simple, just "%Raster_A%" + "%Raster_B%". ...
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Why the iterator never ends?

I set a iterator to create two categories of feature class, and then join and dissolve them. The calculation works fine. However, the running result never shows completion even when the calculation ...
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How to change the default field names while processing dissolve?

I need Count, Max and Min values when running Dissolve in a model builder. In the resulting tables, the name for the count values are "Value_COUNT", but the names for the max and min values are the ...
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Why can't I save the output from “Add Join” in the model builder?

I try to join a polygon layer and a multipoint layer. When the model runs, it keeps saying: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000840: The value is not a Layer. How could I ...
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Why can't I use a Join in a model?

I'm trying to build a model using Model Builder in ArcGIS 10.1 that starts off by joining two shapefiles together based on a common field. I would like to make this open ended (not hardcoded) so I can ...
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Creating a 'tooltip' for variables in a Choice list - ArcGIS Model Builder/GeoProcessing

I've created a GeoProcessing task that allows users to select a series of variables (raster files) from a choice list. The results of which are sent into a raster calculation process. Unfortunately ...
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Modify attributes and field calculator in ModelBuilder?

I have approximately 200 point shapefiles that have been created from ASCII grid files. Each one has a Grid_code heading in the attribute table, I need to add in a new heading called height or depth ...
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Selecting alternate files (every second) as inputs to ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have multiple ‘pairs of images’ that need to be mosaicked but I cannot find how to automate selection of the 'paired' file names as inputs into a model. Each has a file name such as ...
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Skip an iteration in ModelBuilder?

I am trying to iterate through some feature classes, named "Hos_AllPatients2014", and select the certain data and name it "Hos_IP", then export it to the corresponding folder "Hos". I have already ...
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Dynamic XY to line with SQL

using arcmap 10.3 Trying to create a 'live' draw of lines between two coordinate points. So far I have been able to easily create the lines into a new shapefile using the XY to Line tool however I ...
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Validating derived parameters for ModelBuilder and Python Toolbox?

I'm working on a tool in a Python toolbox and I'm running into trouble getting the output tables to work in ModelBuilder. The tool takes an input table view and ultimately uses the Table Select ...
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Selecting adjacent parcels with similar attributes in ModelBuilder

I am working on a project that is trying to identify shared ownership of adjacent parcels on abandoned industrial lands. I'm using ArcMap 10.2.2 and ModelBuilder right now. The first parts of my model ...
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Incorporating SQL Statements in ModelBuilder?

I have a point data set where each point has a unique operator associated with it. I'd like to select by attribute = operator name and generate a new shapefile for each operator containing only the ...
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How to clip a Oracle query layer directly in a Python script?

I have a query layer directly running from ORACLE database in a MXD. I want to clip this layer with a layer being created in another MXD in a Python based tool. My question is to do this clip ...
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Inconsistent Value Using Calculate Value in ModelBuilder?

I have a set of models that use Calculate Value to store file locations as strings for use in model variables and outputs, and am having an issue with the model either hanging on to the first value it ...
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ModelBuilder - Iterate through tabels to join and export and keep original field names

I am trying to iterate through an excel with over 200 sheets and join each to a ZIP code layer. I then need to symbolize each of those the three different ways and save that to a layer file. In order ...