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

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Watershed delineation for multiple points in a single shapefile

I have a shapefile with 23 points along a 11 km river and I wish to create upstream watershed boundaries for each point without having to split the shapefile into 23 individual points. I have snapped ...
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Grouping points using grouping analysis to look at raster characteristics within overlapping buffers?

I want to extract averages from raster data that fall within buffer zones around a village point. The problem is that the villages are pretty close together in some places and I need to come up with ...
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Resample not changing the cell size

I am trying to use the Resample tool in Spatial Analyst to go from a 1kmx1km grid to a 500mx500m grid for increased resolution of my land use data. My cell size is 0.008, and I want a 0.004 cell ...
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ArcGIS method for declustering a spatial dataset?

I have previously asked this question but perhaps was using the wrong terminology. I would like to run some type of cell declustering on a spatial dataset. Is there a tool for doing this in Arc? ...
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Errors when using Spatial Analyst to Extract Values to Points?

I have a raster that I have classified into three slope positions and a points layer of bird nest locations. I'd like to add the layers together and use this to determine which of the three slope ...
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Alternative to nested Con statements in python

I have a nested con statement that I'd like to put into a script, as it's hard to follow in its current form. The raster it produces is incorrect, so it'd be easier to debug in a script. The ...
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Merging line features to produce bicycle friendly streets connectivity layer?

I was wanting to produce a connectivity of bicycle friendly streets layer. For my analysis, bicycle friendly streets are off-road cycle paths, local roads and on-road cycle paths. I have separate: ...
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Check if night hours (TimeWithinDay; AreaSolarRadiation)

I am creating a script that uses AreaSolarRadiation. Currently arcpy gives a cryptic error during the night hours. arcgisscripting.ExecuteError: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Failed to ...
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Distance Analysis from single point to multiple points on vector layers

Is it possible to do the following in QGIS: Create a text file that plots the distance from a single point (stored in one layer) and multiple points (stored in another layer). I have tried to use ...
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Selecting Specific Elevation Areas Contiguous to the Coastline for Coastal Flood Mapping

This is less a problem than an inquiry into a better way of doing something. I am curious how people might go about selecting, say, all areas less than or equal to 10 feet (from a DEM) that are ...
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Create largest circle (maximum radius) inside a polygon in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to create the largest possible circle inside a polygon including its perimeter and area size. I created via minimum boundary geometry the smallest possible circle outside a polygon (see ...
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Adding multiple rasters produces unexpected results. I have set the data extent to the same in all rasters

I am trying to add three rasters together. I'm trying to figure out where I am going wrong so I am going to list out what I am doing: I have Raster_1, Raster_2 and Raster_3. Raster_1 and Raster_2 ...
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Maximum Distance Nearest Neighbor and a Unknown Coordinate [duplicate]

Is there a way to solve this problem using ArcGIS? What coordinate within the blue polygon (2-dimensional) maximizes the distance between the unknown coordinate and the nearest neighbor (neighbor = ...
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Tabulate Area 2 Tool not returning correct area

I am having trouble with the output of the "Tabulate Area 2" tool in the following update: http://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2013/11/26/new-spatial-analyst-supplemental-tools-v1-3/ I have a layer of ...
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Interpolate Points with GAM-Model

I'm trying to interpolate some point-data to a raster-map. Until now i used kriging to interpolate the point-data to the surface. now i have to use a generalized additive model for that task. my ...
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How to Convert from Point to Continuous Raster in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a vector point dataset that I would like to convert to raster. The point-to-raster conversion tool creates a raster grid with spaces between each grid cell. I want to create a 'continuous' ...
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Common methods of area comparison?

I have a set of raster area results, that represent a prediction for a specific loccation. I would like to measure accuracy of two methods, given the actual values, estimate-A method values and ...
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How can Identify highs on a DEM?

I have a DEM and I want to find each hill and create a polygon for its area, effectively the out closed contour that encloses the hill. I can do this visually but I'm about to work on a larger area so ...
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Why is the Spatial Analyst toolbar graph different to Graphs>Create Graph?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.3 and want to look at elevation vs frequency of each elevation for a DEM. There seems to be two ways to create this graph: Use the "Create histogram" tool on the Spatial Analyst ...
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How does majority algorithm works in ArcGIS

I'm trying to understand how does the majority resampling works in ArcGIS, they write that "The MAJORITY option, which performs a majority algorithm, determines the new value of the cell based on the ...
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Correlation between corn yield and planting speed using ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS?

I have two maps that originally come from a harvester and a tractor as shapefiles: Corn Yield and Planting Speed. I would like to know what would be the best procedures to statistically answer the ...
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Debugging Flow Accumulation ERROR 999999 Error executing function The table was not found?

I have been trying run flow accumulation from the spatial analyst extension in Arc 10.3. I'm using a raster DEM from downloaded from the National Map. I used the fill and flow direction functions ...
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How to best populate points within a polygon with a set of rules

I've got a polygon (a Circle) with a certain size. I want to put points inside it, as much as I can, but with a set of rules : Points can't be near each other, up to 500 meters. Points can't be near ...
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How can I replicate focalmean with focal statistics

Hi I am trying to get rid of some small gaps of no data in my rasters. I would previosly have used focalmean but it is no longer available. I've tried what I expected to work but I'm getting errors. ...
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Derive individual land cover classes from .jpg map

I have a .jpg image which is land cover classification image with 9 classes. I want to extract raster image (.img file) which contains the same classes as .jpg image (9 classes too). Is there any tool ...
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Creating an intersecting linestring layer from two polygon layers using some tolerance

I have two postgis layers: The first layer contains the sidewalks of my town (polygons in blue). The second one contains the pavements (roads) of my town (polygons in brown). The map looks like ...
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Visibility analyses of two objects with ArcMap?

I'm struggling with a visibility analyses task in ArcMap. I have two objects: a spire and a WTG (wind turbine generator). Both are point features. The object's heights are deposited in the attributes ...
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Calculating spread of invasive species using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have ArcGIS Desktop Advanced and so far have completed the following; Used Supervised classification on a satellite image to identify the invasive species with field verification. I have converted ...
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Watershed Tool Straight Edge Problem

I'm trying to accurately delineate a watershed into sub-basins using dams as pour points. I'm using the hydrology toolset, but I can't seem to get rid of straight edges that are along some of the ...
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Batch Extract by Mask, but customize individual output names

I want to extract by mask (the same mask everytime) on about 500 raster's, but I want to just append the name of every input raster. So if a raster is titled Landsat_010182 I just want to add _clip ...
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How can I work out the percentage of different raster parcels in a polygon

I have a raster layer (LCM2007) that contains 24 classes of landcover and a shapefile, polygon, which represents areas in a survey. I want the area, or percentage, of each class in each area. For ...
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Expressing a Raster Calculator expression with Math Toolset

So here's the problem. I have two rasters containing bathymetry data: one containing the bathymetry of the sea floor, we'll call this raster1, and another containing the difference between two ...
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Adding separate distance files to calculate total distance in ArcGIS

I have two raster files: A raster of distance-to-outlet for a creek. Value = 0 at creek outlet (white), and the maximum value is at the beginning of the creek (black). A raster of Euclidean ...
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Spatial Analyst tools adding extra column of NoData

I've got a script tool in ArcGIS that runs Curvature and Aspect from Spatial Analyst, and the outputs of both contain an extra column. I've attempted to set the extent in the both the tool and the ...
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Seeking ArcPy equivalents for SPLINE and SETWINDOW commands from ArcInfo Workstation?

I know of a list of conversions between AML and ArcPy. I was wondering if anyone knew of another resource to go between the two? In particular I am looking for a SETWINDOW (AML) function in ArcPy, ...
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Spatial representation of Data

I'm a new users of spatial analyses packages in R. I have created a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame which contains a number of rectangular polygons that i named "Square1" to "Square64". Until now there is no ...
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Is there a Highest Position tool in QGIS

I am familiar with the tool Highest Position (Spatial Analyst) in Arcgis, but I am trying to replicate this tools function is QGIS. Is anyone aware if this tool exist in QGIS (possibly under a ...
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Measuring error of Spatial Analyst interpolation such as spline, nearest neighbor and kriging?

I am planing to use interpolation method using spatial analyst tool and I found several methods like spline NN and kriging. I know I can do interpolation using geostatistical analyst but some ...
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Trend (Spatial Analyst) - Chi-square value

I have to calculate the slope of a line based on a dataset of points with a height value. I am doing this by calculating the slope over a raster created using the trend function (linear 1st order). ...
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Merge multiple SpatialPolygonDataFrame into 1 SPDF in R (analogue to “Merge” Tool in ArcGIS)

I have created 2 polygons in QGIS. Using them in R, polygons become automatically SpatialPolygonsDataFrame (SPDF). I would like to merge them into single SPDF (as is super easy in ArcGis using Tool ...
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different calculation results

I spend a comparison of functions of spatial analysis and Oraсle postgresql. There are two tables with the same coordinate system - tech_bridge. oracle query select ...
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Combining rasters to calculate total inputs

I am working on creating a map of total chemical inputs into a study area. I have several raster layers of different inputs with values stored in the attribute tables. I am having a hard time ...
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Normalize or standardize map in ArcGIS for a Desktop?

I made a raster using the Euclidian Distance tool. How can I standardize the raster using the fuzzy membership module in arcgis (0 to 255)?
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Calculating slope for points with downhill slopes rendered as negatives in ArcGIS

I have a DEM and a series of points. I'd like to measure the change in slope along the series of points. Distinguishing between uphill and downhill slopes matter to me, and ArcGIS' slope function ...
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How to quantify the coverage area?

I have a task where I shall quantify AIS coverage in a predefined geographical area. The AIS is a system where automated positional data is sent from ships to base stations. I have AIS data with ...
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Getting area of natural neighbor interpolation using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

My data consists of several points in the field each with xy coordinates and height. I used 'spatial analyst tools -> interpolation -> natural neighbor' to get an interpolation map for the height ...
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Problems with Reclassify and RemapRange in ArcPy?

I'm having a bit of trouble with a script that uses ArcPy. I keep getting the following error: ExecuteError: ERROR 000622: Failed to execute (Reclassify). Parameters are not valid. ERROR 000628: ...
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A way to measure whether two variables have similar spatial distributions?

I'm doing a project that's looking at a certain disease outbreak and vaccination in California counties using arcmap. I have aggregated data joins for disease outbreak rate, personal belief ...
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zonal statistics sum on raster with same values

I was wondering if anyone knows what exactly zonal statistics sum does if all my input value raster have the same values. For e.g. Lets say I have a finer resolution raster with 10 pixel each having ...
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Properly setting Extents in Arcpy Using path [closed]

I am trying to set the extents of my processing using Arcpy, but when my processing is completed, there has been no change to the extents (it results in an extent that did not go as large as I ...