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How to minimize output raster errors using topo to raster tool

TLDR:Is there a way to specify an angle of rotation for an interpolation output based on the angle of input lines? In our line of work, we often create straight line contours that represent a sloping ...
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How to calculate average NDVI values for buffers in ArcGIS?

I would need to calculate an average NDVI value for each buffer among everal hundred buffer-areas. The buffer areas are built around observation points. I have all buffer areas in one .shp file and ...
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ArcMap Zonal Statistics not producing attribute table

I'm using the zonal statistics in spatial analyst ArcMap 10.2. The input zone is a feature (conterminous US states) and the raster (.tiff - signed integer) is biomass for the entire conterminous US. ...
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Finding maximum radius of circle within irregular polygon without using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a problem which I think could be handled by using the toolset "zonal" / zonal geometry in the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst toolbox. However, I do not have a license for Spatial Analyst, so I am ...
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Conversion problem with 'Feature to Raster': resulting Raster not visible in ArcMap

I want to convert a Shapefile consisting of numerous point-features that each represent a specific height in my DEM to GRID-format so that i can then analyze it with Spatial Analyst. Mysteriously, ...
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Creating a raster based on a where clause

I am writing a script that deals with a raster that will need a subset of the raster outputted and the rest of the original raster needs to be "no data". To clarify, say, there is a raster and ...
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Need to run a Groundwater Analysis Based on Points to a Raster

The title sounds daunting, but this task really isn't. I have well samples over a decade in certain locations through an area. These samples contain a value of that element at that point in time. I ...
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Stitch Bathymetry and DEM data together in ArcMap

I have a question and I would appreciate it if anyone can help me. I have a DEM built from Lidar data and bathymetry survey points for a river which flows on the DEM surface. As you know, Lidar ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation tool says output global radiation raster empty?

I am using ArcGIS 10 with windows7 64 bit on core i7 processor I am working with ArcMap 10 solar radiation tool to create the area solar radiation map. Every time I run the tool it stops after some ...
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Elevation interpolation along a (sewer) line

Here's what I want to do. I have a vector sewer line feature class that contaings a field for the high invert elevation and one for the low invert elevation. I can turn them into a raster no problem ...
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Update Raster extent

How do you update raster's extent after you export the raster ? I forgot to enable the Date Frame rather than it's original Dataset ? Thanks.
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Fast editing in raster calculator — adding lots of images together

I need to add pictures together to make one raster. In one session there are about 150 - 200 images (named randomly - see syntax example) There are about 50 sessions (named randomly) Is there any ...
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What special values can be included in the Con tool's conditional statement?

I recently read an answer to this question, which used a rather creative solution involving ArcGIS's Raster Calculator. The part that I was most interested in was that the solution's conditional ...
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How do I define 'KrigingModelOrdinary'

How and where do I define the KrigingModelOrdinary Here is the code: rasterKrig = "run{}_Krig_{}".format(counter, field) outKrig = arcpy.sa.Kriging(Stations2010o3Data__2_, field, ...
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Converting raster file from float to integer type in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a float type raster file (an NDVI made from ERDAS IMAGINE) and would like to convert it to an interger type raster file in order to use Focal Statistics function (Majority). Is there any way to ...
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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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How many A features that fall both in the B polygons and C polygons are for each C polygon?

I have this apparently complex problem for solving in ArcGIS: Practically, I need to get the number of all yellow polygons that fall within both the green polygons and the red polygons. I need this ...
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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 ...