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

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Focal Statistics for Special Neighborhood

I'm looking to calculate focal statistics for each cell of a raster, within a neighborhood of a specified criteria. Background - I have three binary rasters, each representing a single vegetation ...
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How to compute NDSI in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do I compute a Normalized Difference Snow Index (NDSI) in ArcGIS's Raster Calculator? I have a Landsat 8 scene (hdf4 format) that contains derived surface reflectance band-by-band. Each band is a ...
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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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Does gdal_calc only support 26 input raster files at a time?

In gdal_calc.py, input files are specified with letters A-Z. Here are two files, input.tif and input2.tif, being averaged into result.tif: gdal_calc.py -A input.tif -B input2.tif ...
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Merge Raster Layers with Raster Calculator

I am looking to merge three raster layers together, we are only allowed to use the Raster Calculator tool in Spatial Analyst, ArcToolBox. Using ArcMap 10.2
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Why do comparisons in QGIS 2.4.0 Raster Calculator return -3.40282e+38 aka no_data?

I tried to use comparisons as conditional statements in QGIS 2.4.0 raster calculator. My statement is: (a < 230) * 230 + (a >= 230) * a The expected result is raster a with all values lower ...
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How do I make a path cross the most possible classes in a raster?

I want to create a function and possibly use Arcmap tools to create something similar to Cost Path. Instead of just choosing the LCP, it must cross through the most different integers. Let's say I ...
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Substract 2 rasters with Raster Calculator in ArcObjects (VB.NET)

I'm having a hard time substracting 2 raster with ArcObjects sdk 10.1. I keep getting a nullreference exception at the gp.execute() method, but I can't figure out where the problem is, I recall ...
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Generating a predictive map with standardized variables

I have a model from which I am attempting to create a predictive map (in GIS, but I'm aware of some options in R). The response values are constrained to [0,1] using an offset term in the model (see ...
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When subtracting two raster with different cell sizes using raster math, what value is used for smaller cells?

After reading the answer to a similar question (What will happen if we subtract two raster with different cell size using Raster Calculator?), I am still left with a question. When the raster with ...
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Raster Calculator Error 000539: Error running expression: rcexec()

I am using: ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop Version: 10.2.0.3348 My assignment requires the use of Raster Calculator to run the following calculation "AccessRaster" == 0 & "Slope" >= 2 & "Slope" ...
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Preprocessing GeoEye-1 in GRASS iatcorr

I am trying to do a study on land use change using three high-res images of an area from three sources (Quickbird, GeoEye-1, WV-3). I have managed to calibrate the Quickbird data using QGIS raster ...
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Where to find QGIS geoprocessing results?

Is there a way to access in QGIS 2.6.1 something like the Geoprocessing Results window found in ArcGIS? The History and Log window in QGIS appears to show the geoprocessing results from SAGA, OTB ...
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SAGA Raster Calculator, ifelse doesn't return specified value exactly

First time caller, long time listener.... I am using the SAGA Raster Calculator in QGIS 2.6 to change NaN values to zero and that part is working great, however the specified 'if' value is being ...
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How to calculate the Vertical Distance to Channel Network in ArcGis?

In Saga there is the tool "Vertical Distance to Channel Network". Is there a way to produce the same data in ArcGIs? With con("flowacc" > xx, 1) I was able to create the Channel Network. I am ...
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Assigning score to raster based on cell overlap with other raster and field value

I have a set of rasters that I've assigned scores to individually (scored based predominantly on values of other fields). The scoring scale is the same for all rasters, but the factors that determine ...
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Creating a Raster of Road Distance to Point

I am using QGIS 2.6. This question is in two related parts: I'm trying to create a raster of travel time from one point to another point travelling via the road system. Each raster pixel will roughly ...
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How to Normalize or rescale the NDVI raster image

I have processed my landsat band 3 and band 4 of different years to derive NDVI values the possible values of Normalized difference vegetation index is -1.0 to +1.0. The bands were atmospherically ...
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Raster calculation with string in modeler

In my model I have one raster file and also a string input (factor for further calculation). I tried to use the grass r.mapcalculator where I can find the raster and also the string input. I tried to ...
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Multiply Rasters with Scalar Numbers as Input in QGIS Modeler

I built a little model in the QGIS modelbuilder which uses the raster calculator with the command gt(a,threshold) I need to run the model with varying thresholds from 2 to 30 so it would be ...
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Raster Calculator

I have a slope dataset. How do I calculate the real surface area for this slope dataset using the raster calculator. This is the example I was given: orthogonal area of a raster cell in square ...
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plug logistic regression equation into Raster Calculator when one predictor is nominal

I am conducting a study that aims at building a Logistic Regression model for land productivity quality (binary dependent variable: good, no good) using different predictors such as slope, elevation, ...
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How to produce a hazard map using slope and geology information

for my project I need to display a landscape's susceptibility to erosion. I created a slope-map out of my DEM and added the bedrock geology as a polygon-feature shapefile. Now I want to tell ArcGIS ...
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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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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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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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How to raster clip in outside in ArcMap?

How to raster clip in ArcMap? But I need 1 raster in outside area. Because 2 raster map. Example: Ras1=Temperature.tif Ras2=Error map.tif Clip command input raster=Ras1 Output Extent= ...
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Preconditions for subtracting two rasters in arcmap

I have two precipitation rasters, each with a different raster cell size 4.1 x 4.1 km, 4.6 x 4.6 km). The two rasters have the same geographic coordinate system, but different projections. I would ...
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Calculating where the Z values of two rasters intersect

I have several raster layers which are depth horizons, one of these horizons cross cuts the others and I would like to calculate the line along which this occurs. i.e. the line along which the Z value ...
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Syntax Raster Calculator

I have never worked with the raster calculator before and I can't solve my problem. There are two raster datasets. One contains roads ( "closed", "in use", "under construction") and the other dataset ...
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strange raster calculator behavior in QGIS

I used to work with qgis 2.8.1 in Lubuntu and in windows7. Each time I try to multiplicate a map for a number comprise between 0 and 1 (i.e. 0.1) I get a good results on windows OS, but I get a map ...
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Negative reflectance values from raster calculator computation of GeoEye-1 image

I tried to convert DN values of a pansharpened 2010 GeoEye-1 image into radiance then reflectance in QGIS using raster calculator with the following formulas: (1) L= gain* DN + bias; (2) p = pi* L* ...
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Using Esri grid format (*.adf) for raster calculation in QGIS?

I got problem with the ADF raster file. In fact I have a land use map in ADF file and I am trying to perform some raster calculation(from raster calculator) but its not working.I have also changed ...
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QGIS Raster Calculator giving a NaN output

This is my first time using QGIS and I am trying to use it to generate NDVI maps from data captured by my UAV. However when I apply the NDVI formula in the raster calculator using my NIRGB image the ...
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Remove no-data values from a raster using raster calculator

Can someone please tell me what the formula is to remove no data values from a raster in QGIS? I have a large DEM .tif file and need to remove the no data values. Is it better to use SAGA to perform ...
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Problem filling raster “gaps” (No-Data cells) by means of different raster

Let's assume I have two (or more) rasters with different resolutions which describe the same area. I would like to combine them - fill "gaps" - use value from the second raster when value in the first ...
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How do you use the Raster Calculator in ArcGIS to combine rasters using the Con statement

So, I'm busy doing an assignment where we have to use a Weighted overlay to generate a raster of suitable places to plant crops. I've put all the factors in the weighted overlay and generated my ...
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ArcGIS Raster Calculator wont work in main model

I've created a Submodel in ArcGIS, which stretches my rasterdata to new values. The strange thing is, that the model works, if I run it itself - as soon as i implement it in the main model, I get ...
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How to set floating point raster values to NoData when raster does not have valid statistics

I have a raster with some values of 99999 that I want to set to NoData in Arc 10.2.2. I've tried using the SetNull dialogue box, the SetNull arcpy function, and the Raster Calculator dialogue box as ...
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Raster Calculator Addition - missing output. ArcMap 10.2.2

I'm currently undertaking multi-criteria analysis and have 5 raster inputs which I would like to add. I have done this before on a previous project with no issues. When I add the 5 layers, only 4 are ...
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How to extract the raster files from .prj?

I am interested in using Raster Calculator tool for which i need the desired raster files. But i came across a problem i.e. when i converted my vector files to raster and saved them they were saved ...
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qgis raster calculator unexpected type long

I am trying to do a very simple multiplication of a raster using the QGIS raster calculator but repeatedly receive the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Merging rasters which overlap using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to merge two rasters which overlap, both indicate distance values. I need the output of the merge to result in the shorter/lower distance value. I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I hope it is more ...
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QGIS raster calculator wrong output

I am trying to create a mask from a DEM (SRTM tile) using raster calculator in QGIS. I have performed the same operation in ver 2.6 with no problem but in the current version the output is incorrect. ...
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Recalculating NDVI from DN with 19 1 channel NOAA Satellite images?

I am working with 19 satellite images (annual mean between 1982-2000) from the NOAA RS. I am supposed to recalculate the DN to NDVI. I know the formula of NDVI = NIR - RED / NIR + RED. However, ...
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Computing View Distance in One Direction from Point on Elevation Raster in PostGIS?

I'm a software developer just getting into GIS, so please forgive me if I don't use proper lingo, or if I use proper lingo incorrectly! I have a raster of elevation data. For a given point in the ...
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apply gdal to calculate raster that is already in qgis raster calculator

I am using the following code in qgis to calculate some raster.It is not giving the correct result as it is in arcpy.I want to apply same in gdal.Can anyone help me how to use the gdal api.Please give ...
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Stream buffer and reclassification

![euclidean distance and the layout highlighted(but they are two different layers)][2]I have this task to perform for hydrology analysis as presented below: DETERMINATION OF STREAM NETWORK AND ...
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QGIS 2.4; How to convert float raster to integer raster

I am using Normalize difference vegetation index (NDVI) derived from the landsat satellite band 3 and band 4 that have float values ranges from -1.0 to 1.0. I want to see the attribute table that is ...
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How can i perform area calculations in a raster file?

I would like to know if is possible and how can i calculate all areas or parts of it in one raster? Can i do it using the raster calculator? All help is appreciated, Best regards