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

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Errors while running Region Group tool

I am getting an error while using Region Group on a large dataset. The errors are specified below: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The table was not found. [VAT_final002] A column was ...
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AttributeError: 'int' object has no attribute 'save'

I am trying to use a conditional statement to generate a raster with binary values from a raster with probability values (floating point raster). This is easily done within ArcMap by batching the ...
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Need to calculate values for a cell based on surrounding landscape

I have a raster file with the urban development of a county mapped out (values: 1=urban 0=not urban). I also have a raster file with several blocks of forested land, each block of land has its own ...
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Avoid NoData after Focal Statistics Majority

I am currently working with some classified land cover rasters (containing 8 land cover classes) in ArcGIS 10.0. I would like to make them look smoother and have therefore used the Focal Statistics ...
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Using GDAL and Python to replace the Spatial Analyst TabulateArea method

Has anyone tried to phase out the use of ESRI's Spatial Analyst extension by replacing it with GDAL in Python? I have a script that only uses the TabulateArea and Statistics analysis but not much else ...
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How can I calculate the nearest distance to a landscape element taking the direction into account (i.e. slope direction, prevailing winds)?

I am trying to build a layer of distance to relevant landscape elements in a watershed. To be relevant, a landscape element must be downstream with respect to the runoff direction.  Clearly, I want ...
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Cell Size parameter for IDW (Spatial Analyst) tool

I am attempting to use the IDW (Spatial Analyst) tool in a Python script however I am a bit confused on what to put for the "Cell Size" optional parameter. When using the tool within ArcMap it seems ...
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Habitat fragmentation tool error

I am trying to calculate the habitat fragmentation of a forested region in Africa in order to protect the areas less fragmented. I have used the tool "Landscape Fragmentation Tool V2 requiring Spatial ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 calculating area out of Aspects

I have used the aspect tool to visualize the 8(+ Flat) slopes of the different directions, now I would like to get the numbers of the areas for each different direction (+Flat). Anybody knows how that ...
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Is Clip (Data management) or Extract By Mask (Spatial Analyst) more efficient?

I'm trying to clip down an Orthophoto to a county boundary. I've been using the Extract By Mask Tool, but this process has been running for about 12 hours! It's gone through 2 cycles already, so I'm ...
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Using floating point raster image for majority filter in ArcGIS?

I'm trying to do filter images using Majority filter in ArcGIS. My input images is a float point raster image in .img format. There is an error saying "Invalid parameters". What does it mean?
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Do I need to run regression in each samples separately?

I'd like to do smooth NDVI image by regression analysis; response of time series NDVI image to Julian date to represent the seasonal changes in NDVI as a function of Julian day. The time series NDVI ...
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Script to “extract by mask” a list of raster files

I'm trying to mask a group of raster files and save the new rasters in a different folder using the same name of the original files. It doesn't sound as a difficult task, but I'm having trouble ...
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How to export raster value into excel or ASCII [duplicate]

I'd like to get all pixel values of time series NDVI image to find regression coefficient to smooth the abnormal NDVI value through the time. So that firstly, I want to export values of raster into ...
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Is there any method to choose the value of each pixel according to land cover

I have 2 images; one is land cover image (imgA) and monthly mean temperature image (imgB). I'd like to choose value of each pixel from imgB corresponding to imgA. WhaT I expected is each pixel of ...
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What does “unsupported bin funcion type” error in ERDAS mean?

I want to open a set of .img files in ERDAS which are output files of zonal statistic function in ARCGIS. Before running the function, all images can be opened in ERDAS. After calculating zonal mean, ...
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Self organizing maps with Postgis

I am trying to plot hot regions. It's reorganizing mapping We have a table "product" with three attributes : lat log n_items: number of items that we sell I'd like to group point in one polygon ...
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Expand raster extent and set expanded values using nearest neighbor sampling

I have run a hydrodynamic model which has given me a grid of surface elevations throughout a bay. I am trying to process the results in ArcMap (or QGIS if needed). My goal is to take the current grid ...
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slope in model different value than slope in stand alone script [duplicate]

When running slope(analysis) from model I receive a high value of somewhere around 71. After then exporting model as python snippet and changing only the output raster name (using same input raster) I ...
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How to create ''before''raster and ''after''raster layers for Cut Fill tool /in ArcMap 10.1? [duplicate]

I have an area which I want to calculate the volume surface. one of the goals is to measure fractures of the area. I want to hypothesized that erosion has been occurred in this area for example in ...
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How to measure Fracture in area using ArcGIS Cut and Fill?

I want to measure fracture in an area.I know I have to use cut and fill tool. But I wonder how to give input for this tool? it has Input before raster surface and Input after raster surface ! what ...
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How to create graph out of two layers using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

I would like to create a graph of two layers I have. on one hand its the land price of a certain area and on the other a layer with a crime rate. first of all, the layer with the land prices doesnt ...
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How to combine Boolean and Fuzzy logic?

So I have a set of 5 Fuzzy Memberships and a polygon feature class, to which I already added a yes/no field. For the final map, I need to combine/overlay all Fuzzy Memberships and the rasterized ...
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Calculate Number Of Pixels Visible From Pixel

I am looking for a way in which to take an input DEM and create an output raster whose pixel's value is the count of pixels "visible" from that location. I use ArcGIS with Spatial Analyst, but also ...
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Weighted Overlay - passing parameter as text error?

For some reason when hardcoding the save path for the wieghted raster just before runtime it works perfectly. Like such... arcpy.env.cellSize = "90" arcpy.env.workspace = r'G:\Xcel\Route ...
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How to modify extent (layer) for Fuzzy Membership analysis?

When applying the Fuzzy Membership, how do I modify the extent (layer) to which it is applied? I don't mean showing the extent, but changing the values (mid point & spread) to a different layer? ...
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'Sample' tool in ArcGIS 10.1 not working

I am trying to use the spatial analyst tool 'sample' to extract data from several layers. I have double checked and the input location raster is in the same format and cell size as the input raster, ...
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Extract/Split raster dataset by attribute (OBJECTID)

I have a raster dataset with an attribute table generated from a series of image classification (unsupervised) and processing tools (majority filter + boundary clean). The attribute table shows pixels ...
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Why does a raster with resolution 5x5m not create a grid with these dimensions? [closed]

I created a 5m x 5m raster using ArcGIS 10.0 Spatial Analyst from a point file. As can be seen in the screenshots of the image and the table, the resulting grid has a higher resoluation than is ...
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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, ...