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

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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 select a part of a land cover type a certain amount of feet away from another land cover type

I have raster Landcover type Urban combined with Forest all within the county raster perimeter. I want to make a layer of only the forest cells that are more than 500 feet from an urban cell, so that ...
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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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GRASS 7 - raster calculator “and”

I am struggling with one thing in the raster calculator in GRASS GIS 7: I want to create a raster_b from raster_a, with raster_a values between >=-0.15 and <=0.15. The raster containing values ...
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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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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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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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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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Layers and variables box does not exist in ArcGIS raster calculator window?

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 cannot add any raster to the expression. I ...
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How to make a new raster out of two other rasters [duplicate]

I have two raster images, one is the Corine Land Cover for the year 2000 and another one which is the anthropogenic effect on land. The first image reclassified in 9 categories: Artificial surfaces ...
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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?
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How to exclude some parts of raster classes based on size of area?

I have a raster file with 5 classifications. I've calculated area for all of the classes via Zonal geometry, Arcmap 10. Now, I want to exclude patches which are smaller than 100 sq. km. and ...
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How to use Raster Calculator in ArcGIS 9.3? [closed]

Raster Calculator tool is not available in ArcGIS 9.3 , so how to do in 9.3.??? thanks in advance
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Maintain 8-bit pixel depth in Raster Calculator [duplicate]

Would anyone know how to maintain 8-bit pixels when computing raster calculations in ArcMap? This is part of a model so I need to keep the image with the original 8 bit, do the calculations, convert ...
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Nearest Neighbor Focal Statistics and Map Algebra

I would like to use a nearest-neighbor type analysis to iterate over a raster. The nearest neighbor analysis will give a cell value of 1 IF AND ONLY IF the cell being analyzed has a cell value larger ...
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Copy and Paste symbology in Raster?

I am trying to figure it out how can I take a preserved color from a raster I already set up before and then apply the colormap to a new raster file? Here are the details of what occurred: Before ...
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SAGA, GRASS Raster values to null

I want to make the cells which values "1" to null in QGIS with Grass or Saga tools (exactly Saga).
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How to reduce all value above certain value using Raster Calculator?

I have a raster with elevations above 2000m that I want to "cut" to 1800m. I cannot quite figure out the correct string and most simple way to do this in the ArcGIS 9.3 raster calculator. I tried ...
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How to enter formula into ArcGIS Raster Calculator?

i have the following formula: L = (l/22,1)^m (l = Flow length) m is calculated like this: m = 0,5 when slope is >4 degrees m = 1,2 * sin^1/3a when slope is <4 degrees (a = slope in ...
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Scale raster in ArcGIS using raster calculator

I have a raster with values ranging from 0 to 8991130624. This raster is actually the result of a cost distance analysis. I want to scale the raster to range from 0 to 1 and take the inverse? so ...
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How to evaluate raster calculator expressions from the console?

How can I execute from the console an expression that should be used with the raster calculator? I'm searching for something like this: qgis.someRasterCalcClass.evaluate("boh@1 + boh@2", ...
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Piping output of Iterate Raster tool into Raster Calculator tool using ModelBuilder?

ArcGIS v10.1 ModelBuilder Using ModelBuilder and map algebra, I want to compute a ten year average grid from a stack of 10. The problem is that only 1 grid (%raster%), the last one through the ...
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query raster cell values by point

I have a binary raster (0s and 1s) that I need to query given a set of point coordinates. This is easy enough to do with gdal (gdallocationinfo), but where it get's complicated is that I also need to ...
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Calculating distance from points to different class in raster

I am looking for some advice on how to calculate the distance from a point to a different class of a raster. Specifically, I have observations (points) of animal use overlaid on land cover data. For ...
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Isolate And Save Raster Features From Existing Multivalue Raster Map

I have Cyprus Corine map with 44 different types of land use. I want to run a raster calculator query or any other way to isolate the areas with codes 10 to 22 and 26 to 34, all other values 1 to 44 ...
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How to standardize raster output from 0 to 100 using raster algebra?

I am working on generating an integrated moisture index based on the following equation: IMI = (hill shade * 0.5) + (curvature * 0.15) + (flow accumulation * 0.35) Iverson et al. 1997 Another ...
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reclass, raster calculator

I'm trying to apply seperate equations for different land types. I have created a raster containing only the land type I'm interested in. I then reclassed the values to '0'. My plan was to use the ...
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QGIS Raster Calculater Syntax

I am trying to use the raster calculator in QGIS to combine a number of rasters. I want to calculate a mean, this is easy: (raster_1@1 + raster_2@1 + raster_3@1) / 3 I then want to create a max. ...
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Raster calculator error 000539 - cannot create weak reference to 'classobj' object

I was - like many times before - trying to clip a raster with the raster calculator (raster * 1 with shapefiles as mask). Now - the following error keeps popping up: ERROR 000539: Error running ...
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Issue with Sextante r.map calculator and modeler

I am trying to build a model with Sextante modeler and the r.mapcalculator algorithm but when I run the model I get the error message: ‘Could not load layer: ‘….’Check sextant log to look for errors ...
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Error 000539 in raster calculator in ArcMap 10 [closed]

I'm having trouble averaging 12 rasters in the raster calculator. I keep getting a 000539 error, which I assume means that the syntax in the equation is bad. The problem is I dont know whats wrong ...
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An error in raster calculator in Arcgis

I wrote and ran this formula in raster calculator in ARCGIS. But the following error gets me into trouble. Does anyone have a suggestion to overcome this? Here is the formula I wrote and the error ...
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Question about sizes of input rasters for raster calculation

To calculate any formula (conditional statements/relational operation etc) in the raster calculator in ArcGIS using two different sources of raster images, I'd like to know input rasters must be the ...
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Grass r.mapcalc generates 1 cell map

I'm a GIS student and in my project I need to generate vegetation indexes. I've generated it succesfully yesterday using both python2.7 and grass gui .I'm using WinGRASS-6.5.svn-r54428-453 on Win7. ...
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Calc bottomline of valleys

Which way do I calculate bottomlines of valleys or even more preceise: which way do I "find" valleys (for example suggested tectonic faults). Sample below shows a height profile (profile from line) ...
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Trying to run raster calculator to build an expression for ls factor

I am trying to run a raster calculator, but it failed. I believe that ArcGIS 10 does not understand when I use the variable resolution. What do I need to put in its place? I took the equation from ...
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Can Compound Topographic Index (CTI) / Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) produce negative values?

I am calculating Topographic Wetness Index for a study area using SRTM DEM (90 and 30m). I've seen several versions of TWI (CTI). I have been using: TWI = ln(As +1 / tanB) where As = ...
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How to add rasters of different sizes with Arcmap or Qgis raster calculators?

I've got 8 rasters all of different sizes. What is the proper syntax, for the raster calculators of either Arcmap or Qgis, that will output a raster that covers the extent of all my data not just the ...
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Why does Raster Calculator return GRID ERROR-Unable to open the input grid: 1+FLOATC:\document…?

I'm calculating Simple Ratio (SR) from NDVI using Raster calculator in Arcgis. Here is expression I wrote in Raster calculator. SR=(1+float[NDVI_apr.tif])/(1-float[NDVI_apr.tif]) But when I evaluate ...