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

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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 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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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 ...
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How to choose an area (of mxn metres) within a raster that have values above a certain range

I've got a raster of concentrations of iron on Mars and I want to be able to choose several areas of either m by n dimensions in metres, or just any area in m^2, that encapsulate regions that have ...
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How to make a field “Unique ID field” in ArcGIS?

I need to perform an OLS (Ordinary Least Squares) but ArcGIS asks for a unique ID field. I have a field which would be the right candidate, it's a FIPS number (12 chars), which I have made a number, ...
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How to build and pass remap for floating point raster without getting Reclassify ERROR 010255?

I am receiving the following message when executing my python script: ERROR 010255: String remap must be used with a string field. My input raster is floating point and I would like to ...
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Partially fill a sink - ArcGIS

I am trying to fill sinks but only to a certain level. For example - if I want to fill them by 5 meters - this means that a sink that is 15 meters deep - will fill only to 10 meters and a sink that ...
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Efficient way to handle NA values from analysis in R with Raster

I am not 100% sure if GIS is the correct stackexchange for this, but here we go. A problem I have been bested by: I have a raster layer of approximately 240 million cells. It could be a DEM or ...
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Elevation off Road in ArcGIS/Python

i'm using the Modelbuilder in ArcGIS 10.1 to calculate pixels depending on their slope and distance from the road. The third necessary task is to find out, if the pixel is upwards the road or ...
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Spatial Analysis - Calculate a cells elevation (height) above the nearest stream cell

I have searched for some ideas on how to formulate this analysis, but have come up short. I imagine there is a pretty straight forward answer; any help would be greatly appreciates. Data: DEM, ...
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How to choose pixel values according to each land cover class?

I would like to do following steps using two types of images (precpitation and Land cover image): select pixel values of precipitation image within each land cover classes calculate total amount of ...
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Troubleshooting why ArcGIS Model works on one PC but not another?

Do you have specific expertise you could share of examples where an ArcGIS Modelbuilder has worked on one PC but not on another? Are there any issues between different Windows versions? There is a ...
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Why does CON statement give ERROR 010240: Could not save raster dataset to (value) with output format GRID?

I am receiving the following error when trying to run the following code: import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * arcpy.CheckOutExtension = "Spatial" env.workspace = ...
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Measuring polyline lengths running through a raster - is this possible?

I have a reclassified raster layer with 4 values and a vector layer of polylines. I would like to discover the length of the lines running through each raster value, or the percentage of the lines ...
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Understanding percentage drop-raster (flow direction-tool)

I'm creating a Topographic Wetness Index using a python script (http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=16750) As I don't want this just to be a blackbox, I'm trying to understand the different ...
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Extract Raster Values by Polyline End Points

I am looking for a way to extract elevations of end points for line data in ArcMap 10.2. I have a road dataset that I want to use as a Network Dataset in Network Analyst. I want to be able to set the ...
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PCA on correlation matrix in ArcGIS

I am trying to run a PCA on a set of normalized raster bands within ArcGIS. I would like to calculate the PCA on the correlation, not the covariance, matrix of the PCA, but Arc as far as I can tell ...
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How to perform euclidean distance analysis with coefficients? [closed]

I would like to perform an euclidean distance analysis in ArcGIS 10 for multi-points which represent seaports. The thing is these facilities have different capabilities for handling and i want to take ...
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How to best determine the future location of a Fire Station?

I have been tasked with creating a map and doing some analysis that shows the future growth (10 years) of our county. They would like to see where the future growth is likely to occur and also show ...
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Kernel Density output labeling

I have been looking for a way to try and make the output of the Kernel Density function in ArcGIS for Desktop make a little more sense to our administration. I ran the function on a sample dataset ...
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Is there a Focal Statistics (spatial analyst) tool in ArcGIS equivalent in QGIS?

I'm attempting to use QGIS v2.0.1 to accomplish the same tasks that I can do using ArcMap v10.1 and I'm running into some trouble finding equivalent tools. In ArcMap I am using the Focal Statistics ...
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Points near corner

I have a road network (lines) and some POIs (points). These POIs have the information of street name on their attribute table. I've found that some street name from the POI doesn't match with my road ...
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How can I know how many percent of area changed between 2 time step in arcgis?

I'd like to ask how to do change detection in ARCGIS? I need an image to show how many percent of area in class has been changed between 2 years? for example in output image, red is the area that has ...
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What tool breaks up raster cells into individual values based upon contiguity?

The green values have a COUNT attribute of 13418. I will want to use a tool that lumps the COUNT attribute and reclassifies based on values. But first it appears I will need to break up the raster ...
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Tabulate area - Spatial Analyse

I am trying to calculate the amount (sqm) of land cover types (forest, water ect.) in 1045 buffer zones, all the same size (500m in diameter).. The buffer zones are polygons and the land cover is a ...
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How to create mask file from shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile of Lakes over my study area. Each polygon has attribute information of each lake, name, shape etc. Actually I want to eliminate all lakes from analysis. In other word, I want lakes ...
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Loop - convert layer to raster coming up blank

I am looping through files, selecting out building footprints one by one and converting the selected building footprint to a raster. The script worked fine for about 2 hours this morning then stopped ...
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Is there an analog to ArcGIS' “Neighborhood Toolset > Point Statistics” for QGIS?

Quick procedural question- is it possible to create a raster with QGIS in which the raster cell value is assigned by summing the number of vector points that are within a certain radial distance of ...