A tool in some GIS software programs for performing algebraic operations on rasters.

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How to iterate GRASS region definition?

I am using GRASS r.skyview command (v.7, Windows) to determine "urban canyon effect" on pollution due to the presence of buildings. The command nicely works, unfortunately I need to process a very ...
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QGIS Raster Calculator dialog doesn't resemble that in documentation

I'm very new to QGIS. Raster Calculator looks (from online sources) like it ought to have all kinds of buttons and fields. Mine is rather stripped down. I have two rasters open, and I just want to ...
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Why does Raster Calculator (RasterCalculator_sa) give ERROR 000539 in ArcPy?

I am getting a not executed error for a raster calculator. Here is part of the output: File "C:\projectTemp\FloodAnalysis\floodxsectionanalysis.py", line 107, in makeSeemless ...
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How to change raster cell values within a polygon using QGIS GUI?

I would like to know how to change the values of raster cells which are within a polygon, leaving all cell values outside the polygon unchanged. I would like to subtract 1.5m from each raster cell ...
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Using Python and open source modules, how can I perform Raster Calculator functions?

I would like to perform mathematical functions similar to those you would use Raster Calculator for in ArcMap, however I'd like to do it in Python without using the Arcpy module. I have the osgeo ...
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Raster Calculator error

I'm trying to use raster calculator inside Model Builder to get rid of null values, but I'm hitting a snag. I'm using the expression: ...
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How to find difference between terrain and groundwater potential map?

I want to find the difference between a terrain map and groundwater potential map to show where it is possible to apply SUDS (sustainable drainage systems) but the units makes no sense. First in ...
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Calculating loss of value from a wind turbine on surrounding properties depending on distance

I have to evaluate where installing a turbine would be most efficient, depending on wind speed and price of properties surrounding each cell in a raster. The cost on value of properties is computed ...
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PostGIS ST_MapAlgebra Assistance

I would like to perform the equivalent of the below ArcGIS raster calculator equation in PostGIS using the ST_MapAlgebra function and return it as a tif using ST_AsTIFF. Con(("Sol_gain_clipped.tif" ...
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ModelBuilder: iterate raster output as input for raster calculator?

I remove values (above 249 and below 49) from raster files (called Name in the example) with the raster calculator. I do this by passing the following condition to the raster calculator: Con("%Name%" ...
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Creating a new raster based on pixel value of original raster using raster calculator but new layer is not evident

I am trying to create a new raster based on a current raster (w001001 - NVIS) which has one paletted band, with palette values ranging from 1 to 29, with each palette/value representing a vegetation ...
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extend the size (area) of raster

My problem is that I would like to multiply two rasters using raster calculation tool. Both rasters have values 0 and 1, but the covered area of first raster is bigger (100 x 100 miles) then the area ...
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How to perform a Con( ) evaluation like “If ”Inras1“ is true then set ”inras2“ to Value X ” correctly in ArcGIS?

I want to set infiltration-rates to different Landcover depending on the slope. I have a Landcover Class Greenalder and six slope- classes with different infiltration rates. e.g. greenalder in slope ...
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How to calculate specified region area with raster in ArcGIS Engine?

By using the "Image classification" tool we can classify the raster image by "supervised classification",but how to calculate their area? I mean, for example, in regard for a produced class '4', how ...
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Why does the SAGA raster calculator fail when used in a Processing model?

I have a problem with the modeler and the saga raster calculator. When I'm using the raster caculator without the modeler it works fine. When I'm using the saga raster calculator in my model I always ...
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Why does QGIS raster calculator create a raster with band values=0?

I have a slope raster (value in %) created with the DEM (Terrain models) tool. I am trying to create a new raster showing the slopes > 15%. In the Raster calculator, I used : (my_raster@1 > 15) * ...
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How to create Series of Rasters that displays Standard Deviation from Mean?

Cell statistics question for you. I have 100 rasters of raw rainfall data in which the pixels each represent rainfall for that particular pixel on the landscape for a single year during the 100 year ...
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How to reclassify a raster (tiff) with multiple bands?

i have a raster file containing information about the windspeed average for the year. My purpose is to reclassify the 15 classes based on their rgb-composite. The color is the only information given. ...
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How do I generate a random raster (or probabilistic cellular automaton) in QGIS?

I'm trying to create something like a cellular automaton land cover change model using QGIS, in which cells randomly change land cover based on probabilities determined from various input rasters. ...
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Setting up Raster Calculater for QGIS Python Console: ImportError?

I'm trying to follow the instructions here How to evaluate raster calculator expressions from the console? to set up the python console to to use the raster calculator. I tried: from qgis.analysis ...
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QGIS raster calculator “not equal”?

Is there a syntax for "not equal" in the QGIS Raster Calculator? If so, what is it?
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Re-sizing Raster file pixels

I have 2 JP2 aerial imagery files that are incorrectly sized. They are 100x larger than the other aerial images but correctly geo-referenced (starting x, y co-ordinates). I believe the issue is their ...
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Raster layer calculator

In PCI Geomatic, I have two raster layer.raster1 identified like %1 and raster2 like %2. if (%1 <= 10) then %2 = 60 elseif (%1 > 10 and %1 <=50) then %2=80 elseif (%1 > 50 and %1 ...
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Map Algebra - Grass GIS (r.mapcalc) merge two raster with NoData value

I have a slope raster and a road raster. The black pixels in the road raster are NoData values and the pink pixels have a value of 1. They don't cover exactly the same area. I want to create a new ...
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Layers and variables are not coming out in the raster calculator tool window

I have many shapefiles in the table of content but layers and variables are not coming out in the raster calculator tool window. I placed the cursor the left of the Raster Calculator window, dragged ...
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Measuring polyline lengths running through a raster - is this possible?

I have a reclassified raster layer with 4 values and a vector layer of polylines. I would like to discover the length of the lines running through each raster value, or the percentage of the lines ...
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Create a mask for a 3 Band Raster Image with surrounding white areas

How do I create a mask in order to clip a 3 band raster image so that the surrounding white area does not display. My thinking is to use Raster Calculator to create the mask or cut all three bands on ...
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Raster Calculator Bug at start

I use ArcGIS 10.1 on a Windows XP. ArcGIS completely shuts down when I attempt to launch the "Raster Calculator" tool. Has this happened to someone else? Any ideas on how to solve this annoying issue? ...
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How to select pixel with smallest number in stack raster using Python script in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have 6 tiff file in ArcGIS which are identical in term of geometry (same frame, same number of row and column). The pixel value of each tiff file is integer and range from 1 to 4. So if I overlay ...
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How to “spatially normalize” rasters of different extents to sum values of overlapping cells

How do I add rasters together that are of different spatial extents? I have many, many features that overlap over a large area (entire east coast) and I am looking to sum them "stacked" where they ...
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How to find buffer radius around raster cell that covers a defined sum of raster cells?

I want to do a neigbourhood analysis on some raster data. I need to know how big a circle around each raster cell must be to include a certain amount of specified raster cells. Let's say that for ...
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Efficiently check for equal adjacent values in raster calculator

I have a raster consisting of integer values in each cell. I want to check every adjacent cell in a 3x3 grid to see if any one of the adjacent cells has a value EQUAL to the center cell, and if so, ...
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Cell values to No data

I need to set cell values in one raster to NoData based on another raster. Both rasters have the same extent and some cells overlap. For those cells that overlap I want to set them to NoData in ...
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How To calculate raster land cover inside overlapping buffer zones?

I am working with a raster land cover file that consists of several land cover types (e.g. forest, buildings, grass ect.) in total there is 40 different land cover types. I have 1200 bufferzonen ...
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North aspect raster with QGIS Raster Calculator

I have QGis1.8.0-Lisboa and the Raster Terrain Analysis Plugin on Mac/OS. When I want to build a raster layer of an aspect group with the Raster Calculator (e.g.: "aspect@1>=45 AND aspect@1<135" ...
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How to reclassify raster inside polygon mask, leaving values outside as they are?

I am in the final stages of a landcover classification and need to reclassify thematic raster values that are inside different polygon masks, while leaving the values outside as they are. Can I do ...
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Change Values of Georeferenced Raster

I am using QGIS to georeference B&W images. I have now done this and would like to set the black surround of the image (as a result of the georeferencing) to transparent but this does not work as ...
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How to calculate the number of cells with a given value?

I have a raster file where all cells have values between -3 and 7, no data value is -9999. Have can I calculate the number of cells with a specific value e.g. 6? Can I use the calculator?
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Creating raster from raster subtraction

I am trying to create a raster from the subtraction of two other rasters. I am aware the process involves several steps, therefore I would like to know: What is the command for raster subtraction? ...
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Integer rasters referring to the same scale

I'm using ArcMap 10. I want to display the area of simulated avalanches. I want this area to be divided in different colors depending on the thickness of the deposit. I managed to do that. But I want ...
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QGIS save a WMS layer as geotiff (or other) [duplicate]

Can I save a WMS layer as a geotiff (or other) and then, use that file on raster calculator? For example, can I add a wms layer california_geology and then save as image (*.tiff). Import the raster ...
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How to adjust raster size for usage in raster calculator?

I want to make a visibility analysis of planned wind turbines in my region. I have a DEM raster and a polygon describing the possible area where the wind turbines might be set up. People are ...
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Map algebra expression with dynamic raster layers

Attached is the model that i am working on. The "To Value" and "From Value" are model parameters and hence subject to change each time according to requirements, This leads to varying number of ...
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output file naming

Alright, So I am using a batch process of raster calculator and in the calculator I am using 2 different raster files (meridional and zonal). This calculator will be running for 24 files of each the ...
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Raster produced by Con expression not saving

I cannot get a Con expression to work. Or, if it is working, I cannot get the raster produced by the Con expression to save. I have two rasters and I want the positive difference between the two, and ...
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Raster Calculator in Model Builder

I am trying to calculate a con function for a couple hundred rasters (Meridional and Zonal raster data for wind, each being their own raster file). Is there a way to use model builder with the raster ...
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problem with layers and variables box in raster calculator

I have a problem with layers and variables box in raster calculator. The layers and variables box does not exist in the raster calculator window! So I can not add any raster to the expression. I am ...
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Rasterize vector layers with different extents into identical raster grids with QGIS

I am working on a quite simple spatial potential analysis using QGIS. I have some ArcGIS knowledge, but I am new to QGIS. My task is to identify the functional inner city of a region based on ...
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Error while using raster calculator in model builder

I am trying to use the model builder for the RUSLE Model. Well this is how the model looks like: So in the raster calculator I have a formula which also involves the rasters generated in the model. ...
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ArcGIS Raster Calculator VS QGIS Raster Calculator [closed]

Are there any major differences between ArcGIS Raster Calculator and QGIS Raster Calculator?