Spatial Analyst is a extension within ArcGIS that provides a range of spatial modeling and analysis tools.

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Question about ArcGIS vs. QGIS for kernel density estimations

It appears from the QGIS documentation that the Heatmap Plugin can generate a kernel density surface from a point map and make use of the attributes of the original points to influence this surface ...
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What is the Pick tool in ArcGIS's Spatial Analyst commonly used for?

I have recently encountered the Pick tool in the Spatial Analyst of ArcGIS. I understand what the tool does; it creates an output raster using a list of input rasters and a 'position' raster which ...
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Calculating NDVI using Landsat ETM+ band values

I have sample points (shape file converted from a .xls file which contains XY coordinates,nnx,nny and canopy density) and a landsat etm+ image. First I applied 'SpatialAnalyst Tools>Extraction ...
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3D distance and topography

I have a set of points and want to find out the nearest distance to a water body (poly lines) taking into account the terrain and get a surface distance calculation. I understand that the way is to ...
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How to use OR in a CON statement, in the ArcGIS Raster Calculator?

I'm trying to compare two rasters, and create an output based on a formula like: if raster1 > 10 or raster2 < 20 then raster3 = 30 How can I specify the OR in the raster calculator's CON ...
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Characterizing territory according to its relief using ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to characterize the territory according to its relief with ArcGis 10. I'm trying to define a wide territory by its relief, but I would like to do it in an automatic or semiautomatic form with ...
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Capabilities of the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) in conjunction with the weighted overlay tool

I am making a prospective map of fossil deposits using the "Weighted Overlay" ArcGIS tool. Input factor rasters are mostly topographic in nature (elevation, roughness, TPI, etc). Initially, I had ...
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Comparing two kernel density rasters for areas of interest?

The background to my question is that I have unit sales for Product A aggregated by city. I also have unit sales for Category A aggregated by city. The goal is to compare areas where Product A ...
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Spatial Autocorrelation tool vs. Incremental Spatial Autocorrelation

When you run the Spatial Autocorrelation (Monrans I) tool, you have the option of setting 'Conceptualization of Spatial Relationships'. This option isn't available for the Incremental Spatial ...
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Calculating area of solar radiation using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I obtain area solar radiation using ArcGIS for Desktop? I am open to any kind of suggestion as I want to give it a try.
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ArcGIS Raster Calculator output raster has one band but cannot build attribute table?

I built a raster using the raster calculator of ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. The properties of the output raster ("usle_1") indicate that this raster has one band. There is no attribute table but I ...
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Zonal statistics discrepency between Arc 10 versions

I've discovered a weird phenomenon using zonal statistics with a colleague at another office. We are attempting to use the Zonal Statistics as Table tool to sum the value of raster cells within ...
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Get raster expression

In Arcmap I have made a new raster with ArcToolBox -> Spatial Analyst Tools -> Map Algebra -> raster calculator. Now, months later, I have forgotten the source formula expression. How can I ...
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How to process GeoJSON data and create hive table for spatial analysis

I am using the ESRI-GIS tool for hadoop for analyzing json data generated through ESRI products like ArcGIS. But I wanted to analyze spatial data from a PostGIS table for which I made geojson ...
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How to create the attribute table for a raster that was produced by the Slope Tool (ArcGIS10)?

I use the Slope Tool (Spatial Analyst Tool – Surface) of ArcGIS10 by ASTER GDEM (that was exported to UTM projection). The program produce new raster (with slope value), but the resulting raster ...
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How to create a buffer from a click on map on ARCMap

I'm searching a way to creating a buffer of a specified radius starting froma a click on the map.
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Why does arcpy.sa.Sample give TypeError: Sample() takes at least 3 arguments (3 given)?

I'm building a script where I'm taking a standardized CSV that one of our data processing packages consistently exports and turns it into a z-aware shp after running through Sample as well. Along the ...
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Cost Path: multiple pairs of sources and destinations

I have seen many questions related to this problem but very few answers. I am very new to scripting and using ModelBuilder, but I am trying to calculate the cost path for 200 polygons with a single ...
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Raster statistics along polygon edges

I would like to summarize raster statistics along the edge of each parcel/polygon in a shapefile. For each parcel shown below in yellow, I would like to calculate the average, min and max value of ...
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Combining two overlapping rasters (combine cells, retain both values) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.2, I am trying to combine two rasters which are identically overlapping in shape and extent, but with different values and counts. As an end result I would like each cell to retain ...
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Error in Conditional Tool of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to extract stream raster from a flow accumulation raster using Conditional Tool in Spatial Analyst. Here's my input: Input Raster: FLOWACC.tif Expression: Value >= 3.5 True Raster: 1 ...
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CostPath gives error for specific points?

I am using the tool CostPath. As an input feature destination data I've entered several points (no specific value, just distributed geographically), and as the cost distance raster I've entered the ...
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ArcGIS Viewshed without Observer Points

I want to create a viewshed around a LineFeature. The problem is, I have no observer points. I would like to create them with a gap of 10m around the line feature. The LineFeature should be 1m over ...
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Kernel Density Analysis using R and ArcGis [duplicate]

I am doing some Kernel Density Estimations, and like everyone elese I face difficulties with setting the bandwidth to create georeferenced rasters. ArcGis (10.1) does it just fine, but it has no ...
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Arcpy Cell Statistics - maximum number of input rasters

I am running cell statistics in arcpy. Essentially I am summing together a folder of grd files to create a new grd representing their sum This will eventually take place on a folder of 20,000 raster ...
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Using Spatial Analyst Classification in ArcGIS Engine?

I tend to use ML classification of Spatial Analyst ToolBox in ArcGIS Engine, I wrote this sample code: ESRI.ArcGIS.RuntimeManager.Bind(ESRI.ArcGIS.ProductCode.Desktop); IAoInitialize ...
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Arithmetic on rasters with variable names in Map Algebra/Spatial Analyst?

I'm a Python (and StackExchange) novice trying to figure out how to perform calculations on temporary rasters with variable names. My attempt at a minimum working example is below, but I would ...
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Cause of ExecuteError: ERROR 010067 from arcpy.sa.CostPath?

By using the code below that creates least-cost paths between several polygons, I obtain this error message: ExecuteError: ERROR 010067: Error in executing grid expression. Initalization failed ...
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Error issues when using Cut Fill operation in ArcGis 10.2

I wonder if someone is able to assist with an issue I have about a series of errors I get when using the cut/fill tool in spatial analyst, ArcGis 10.2? Someone posted a question sometime last year ...
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how manage mysql spatial polygons in parent child style

I want to store location-polygon data in a parent-child relation. I am using spatial data in MySQL and Google map for polygon. Eg: World 1.1 US 1.2 China 1.3 Japan 1.4 South Africa 1.4.1 Pretoria ...
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How to extract surface from air photo avoiding trees and buildings?

I am working with Drone air images. These are geotiff images and clearly portray trees and buildings. I need to first classify the image according to land cover distribution, then need to remove the ...
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Running focal statistic with iterator in ModelBuilder?

I need to extent the Value of a grid (water mirror elevation) within the nodata area until reaching a specific barrier (the limit of the watershed), in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. I am using this: ...
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Zonal Statistics as Table Tool

I have a slope dataset. I have a polygon shapefile with territory within the extent of the slope map. I have to calculate the real surface area of this shapefile using the zonal statistics as table ...
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Calculating real surface area using Zonal Statistics as Table Tool?

I have a slope dataset. I have a polygon shapefile with territory within the extent of the slope map. how do I calculate the real surface area of this shapefile using the zonal statistics as table ...
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ERROR 000824 while trying to run IsNull Method outside ArcGIS?

I am trying to perform IsNull function to a raster using PyScripter. This is the code I use: import arcpy import arcinfo InRaster = "C:\\data\InRaster" IsNullRa = "C:\\data\IsNullRa" ...
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Calculating average raster values around set of points using ArcGIS for Desktop (or R)? [duplicate]

I have a 30-m elevation raster as well as a set of points that overlay the raster. For each point, I want to calculate the average elevation within a 5-km radius of the point. One way I was ...
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ArcMap - proportion of polygon in lon/lat grid cells

I have a polygon representing a river basin on a 1 X 1 degree lat/lon grid. I need to create a boundary using the grid cells as the boundary to best represent the outline of the basin. I would like to ...
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How to reassign the values of a raster, based on the pixels of the raster beneath it?

In ArcMap 10.2.1, I have two rasters. Raster1 shows the extent of a habitat, and each pixel contains a categorical value for its land cover type (values 1-3). Raster1 has the smaller spatial extent of ...
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Error with the Contour (Spatial Analyst) tool in ArcGIS

I am having an issue with the Contour (Spatial Analyst) tool in ArcGIS. When I manually run the tool in ArcToolbox, it will sometimes say that the tool has failed, giving the following error message: ...
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How to Krige with expectation of 0

I am trying to Krige in ArcGIS from point samples of a chemical concentration. Towards the center, most of the points are larger, and on the periphery, all of the points are 0. The generated raster ...
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strange banding in output raster after weighted overlay

I am trying to conduct a weighted overlay. I have two rasters, one is a continuous slope raster that I reclassified to have 6 classes (8bit signed integer), and one is an elevation raster that I also ...
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calculating zonal statistics of raster data in multiple overlapping zones and combining them into one table

The aim here is to calculate the max, min, mean, range, sum, count and std of raster data contained in areas delimited by polygons (much like what the Zonal Statistics as a Table tool from Spatial ...
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Feature Distance for each Raster Cell

I have a polyline layer of roads and a raster of land ownership. For each raster cell I would like to calculate the distance to the nearest road. I am on ArcMap 10.2 with Spatial Analyst and 3D ...
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Raster data with no values (ArcGIS)

Used a DEM raster and then used the extract-by-mask feature to shrink it to the shp file I'm working with. However, when I try to get unique values, it gives me the following error message: "The ...
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Choosing appropriate Interpolation Tool

I am interested in doing some fairly simple interpolation work in the next few weeks using ArcGIS 10.1. However, I am unsure about which interpolation tool is most appropriate for the task at hand. ...
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How can I create a constant slope DEM?

I wanted to create a DEM of constant slope say 1/3000. How can I proceed in ArcGIS 9.3? The area may be 1000m x 1000m or any other as per convenience.
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Trying to combine 29 zip code service areas into 10 or fewer service areas

I am tasked with coming up with 10 or fewer zip code service areas based on 29 pre-existing zip code service areas. The zip codes cover 5 counties and many service areas, obviously, overlap. The ...
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Obtaining average value around polygon in raster for different cross sections?

I have elevation data in a raster, river (blue line) and the flooded area (black polygon) as shown in the image below: I want to find the water depth in the flooded area (inside the black polygon). ...
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Why is my spatial join count 0 in ArcGIS Desktop?

In arcMap, I have a list of locations with lat/long. From a previous post, I learned about the Spatial Join tool to determine the amount of joins that I have. I tried to use the tool with my states ...
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What is GDAL equivalent to ArcGIS Lookup (Spatial Analyst) tool?

I use the Lookup (Spatial Analyst) tool to create several raster layers from a combined raster layer. I know ArcPy can do the same thing. However, I would like to know whether GDAL (or another ...