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

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Calculate Slope of Street Segments

Using a DEM, I need to assign slope to individual segments in a street centerline feature class. It will be used to account for increased travel time for steep slopes in a network analysis. I am ...
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Find Distance within each Raster contiguous cell block

I was asked to find for each Individual Contiguous Forest Block the distances INSIDE of each where it would be the farthest (aka the most isolated) from each forest cell block's respective edges. I ...
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How to get neighborhood values count using a geoprocessing tool in ArcGIS?

I have a raster (black=0, red=1, and white=NoData). I am wondering if there is any tool in arcgis which can help me only count number of 0s and 1s separately in a 3*3 neighborhood. I need an attribute ...
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Do SAS Bridge to Esri and SAS/GIS extensions add value to Spatial Analyst and Spatial Statistics?

My organization uses SAS extensively, but has been increasing GIS use and capacity recently (that's why they hired me). I was asked to evaluate the two SAS GIS extensions Bridge to Esri and SAS/GIS. ...
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Labelling Kriging result (contour)

I've finished Kriging, creating a contour-map, representing groundwater-height in my area. By a reason I don't know, it isn't possible to label my results. Neither can i export my data to vectors ...
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QGIS plug-in equivalent of ArcGIS's Spatial Analyst Tools -> Overlay/ Weighted Overlay

Specifically I have 12 .bil raster files that show monthly global mean minimum temperature. I file for each month. I want to combine these to create an ANNUAL global mean minimum temperature. In Arc I ...
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how to choose stratified random sample on multispectral image

I'd like to choose random samples from multispectral image according to each Land Cover image. The multiband image has 70 bands representing land surface temperature data from MODIS. Land cover image ...
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Multiprocessing issues with ArcPy

I am using ArcGIS 'watershed' routine in a script which makes use of multiprocessing. This works fine, but during execution I get the message: Unable to remove directory. Possible causes: 1- Not ...
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Any way to perform zonal statistics on column other than value or do reclass faster?

I have to perform ArcGIS zonal statistics on a raster, but the column I am interested in is not the 'value' column. Now, I can reclass the raster so that the column of interest becomes the 'value' ...
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how do you identify ridges on an elevation raster?

I was wondering whether anyone might be able to tell me in layman's terms how to extract or differentiate between ridges and hilltops from 10m elevation data using ArcGIS 10.1? Any advice would be ...
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Watershed delineation?

I'd like to delineate the catchments upstream of the sampling points. In order to do that, I have done the following: Burn the rivers into the DEM using ArcHydro>DEM Manipulation>DEM ...
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Add a field to output feature of a geoprocessing tool?

I am running the Watershed tool and RasterToPolygon tool in a loop for a number of points: flowdir = "flow.tif" flowacc = "flowacc.tif" pnts = [arcpy.PointGeometry(arcpy.Point(x=0.0, y=0.0, ID = ...
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How do you distribute values evenly within zones when converting polygon to raster?

I'm trying to convert a (traffic analysis zone) TAZ polygon to raster so that the population values are evenly distributed within each zone. So far, when converting the TAZ polygon, the same ...
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Fill tool creating large output files from sections of a Raster

(This raster information for one of the clipped rasters) I have a raster image representing a landscape that is about 1.3Gb. I clipped the raster into 31 sections which vary in size from 10Mb to ...
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Fill Sinks of multiple rasters in a Python expression

I have 31 rasters that represent different watersheds and I would like to use the Fill (Spatial Analysis) tool to fill the sinks of all rasters at once in Python. All the rasters have the same name ...
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What is the definition of pt_spacing on Point File Information tool?

I can't find any definition for the outputs of Point File Information tool (3D analyst), specifically the pt_spacing field. Is this the average distance between points, or the average number of ...
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Watershed delineation; how to program

I've been trying to roll my own watershed delineation program, taking a flow direction grid and pour points as input. I coded up a quick search algorithm in Python which inspects the flow direction ...
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How to add flow arrows to groundwater table map?

After I had created groundwater table map, I tried using 3D Analyst>Steepest Path to add groundwater flow arrows to the map. However, it didn't work. Would you please let me know how can I add these ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Cost Distance Calculations

I have a study area that is a polygon feature class, and am running the Cost Distance Tool on it in ModelBuilder. However, everytime I run the tool, it only calculates a cost distance and cost ...
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Topo To Raster executing but not creating the raster

I am using Topo to Raster by File (ArcGIS version 10.1) via arcpy on a large stream and point dataset. Arcpy runs fine and executes without issuing any error message, however it does not create the ...
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Attribute names being truncated during extraction

I have 30-40 raster layers and each raster has approximately 40 columns. The attribute/column names are very long, and the beginning of each column name is the same. During the extraction process, ...
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Converting a raster to a polygon

I need to convert a raster into a polygon, and I ran into "Error 000863: Invalid GP Data Type" After searching, I saw this solution online. Basically I needed to convert the float raster to an ...
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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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Flow Accumulation in R

My apologies for such a general question. Is there an ArcGIS like implementation of Flow Accumulation for R? What I am trying to avoid: Using ArcGIS; Using Grass; Using RpyGEO (but will if need be) ...
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Using Area Solar Radiation tool for many rasters with different latitudes and Z values?

My problem is as follows: I want to count direct radiation for all Europe. As the Area Solar Radiation (ASR) tool allows to work only on small landscapes, I cut my raster-Europe into fragments with ...
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What extensions are included in ArcGIS 10.2 Basic Version

I wanted to purchase ArcGIS 10.2. i used its trial version for last 2 month. now i am thinking to have Basic version. My work is based on Spatial analysis. so i dont need 3d and business analyst. for ...
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What Algorithm is used by ArcGIS Watershed tool?

Does anyone know what type of algorithm is used in the ArcGIS Watershed tool (in the Spatial Analyst package)? Very little information given on Esri's website ... but I suspect it may be some kind of ...
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Only Interpolating within a polygon feature in ArcMap 10.1

I have sample points within a single polygon feature class that I would like to interpolate, likely using kriging. The problem is the sample points and polygon boundaries are many miles apart and ...
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Raster Calculator error

I'm trying to use the Raster Calculator inside ModelBuilder to get rid of null values, but I'm hitting a snag. I'm using the expression: ...
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What Spatial Analyst tool to use when comparing competitive species distributions?

A spatial analysis question: I'm trying to compare species distributions and specifically overlap between two species (Water Vole and European Rabbit) that are competitive species. I also want to ...
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Analysis of positioning polygon on polygon using ArcGIS

This might be a really complex analysis and I'm not entirely sure how possible it is but it is worth a shot. Is it possible to do analysis of positioning between either a "polygon and polygon" or ...
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ArcGIS: Least-Cost Path between points; Source Destinationissue

I am trying to find the least-cost path between 2 points. The problem I am having is that if I use point A as source and point B as destination, I get a value, but when I do the opposite i.e., use ...
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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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How can I choose values from stacked raster images according to location of ROI

Before I choosed ROI on land surface temperature (LST) images and obtained pixel values of LST. Now I need pixel value of another images which are stacked multi-band image. My main purpose is to ...
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Autocorrelation: Best way to assess mixed uses and building scales?

I am trying to find the best way to measure the spatial distribution and scale of "mixed-uses". i.e. the mix of different building use categories such as residential, commercial, industrial, etc. I am ...
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Delineating catchments upstream of flow sites [duplicate]

I have many flow sites and I used them to delineate catchments upstream of each flow site using Spatial Analyst Tools > Hydrology > Watershed. As you know using this tool, you'll get the catchments ...
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How I can merge three rasters with sum cell

I am working by ArcGIS 10 and I have three raster all of raster have value cell and I want output raster have the sum of pixels values
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Change slopes derived from DEM

I have a DEM for a region over which I want to simulate an ecological process. I would like to run several simulations for the same region but I want to alter the topography for the simulations. ...
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Selecting ideal locations using vector data - location analysis ArcGIS

Wondering if I could get some advice on how to approach a problem. I have 10,000+ polygons of varying size and shapes which I would like to use in a location based analysis. I have a set of parameters ...
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If conditional for multiple raster

I have 12 raster on NDVI. I want to use if conditional statement. Something like this : Con ...
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NameError: name 'Con' is not defined

I have 365 rasters with the same extent, and I am trying to sum them together by month. I have the script below, which was working until I added the line out1 = Con(IsNull(raster), 0, raster) which is ...
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Can Spatial Analyst extension be used with ArcGIS Server Standard?

I have a model written in ModelBuilder that uses a number of tools in Spatial Analyst extension, e.g. Raster Calculator and Focal Statistics, etc. It runs perfectly with ArcMap. Can I publish it on ...
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How to create gaussian blur in ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced with Spatial Analyst? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a gaussian blur for a buffer polygon around a border. I have Spatial Analyst and ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced, but am not sure if it is possible. Can anyone suggest a way to ...
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Calculating rate of spread of tree species

I'm fairly new to GIS and using ArcGIS for a palaeoecology project at university. I have created a map with isolines (all in the same layer using the contour tool) which represent time of arrival of a ...
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Grid-like lines appearing after using Curvature tool

I have been attempting to use the Spatial Analyst Curvature tool with mixed results. I originally tried to use it with a raster that was projected using a 1983 Teale Albers projection and the results ...
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Spatial Analyst

does anyone know of some reasources to learn more about Spatial Analyst and raster analysis? I'd like to sharpen up for some job stuff, but I'd like to find some resources to practice on. Thanks.
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How to Compress/Stack Landscape features to examine spatial distribution and fragmentation?

I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out how to compress landscape information from multiple rasters (or polygons) into a single output. Basically, I want to explore how landscape ...
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How do I fill gaps in a raster to zero value cells?

I am trying to add some forest elevations to a DEM using ArcView. I have converted a polygon feature class of a forest into a raster with the same resolution as my DEM. Then I reclassed the forest ...
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converting vectors to raster (burning streams)

I converted my stream vector to a raster file (using polyline to raster conversion tool). I anticipated that I would get a No Data row in the raster file attribute table, so that I could use a ...
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How to calculate the distance of sites to riverways

How do you calculate the distance of about 10 sites scattered across a region to bodies of water (rivers and lakes) using ArcGIS 10.1? I have the lat/lon coordinates of the 10 sites as a point ...