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

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scratch files left behind by arcpy.sa.Con

I have a Con() statement that creates two "extra" scratch files during it's processing, but that do not get cleaned up once the operation is over and the output is saved. r=arcpy.sa.Con(elv, ...
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Arcmap 10 restrict Flow Accumulation

I am working with the Flow Accumulation tool in ArcMap 10's spatial analyst hydrology tools. This tool calculates the total number of raster cells that flow into a given cell. However, for my ...
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How to run a shortest path analysis for DEM-derived streams and pour points?

I have a .shp for streams and another for pour points. Those features were extracted from a DEM by using the Hydrology package from the Spatial Analyst Tools of ArcGIS 10. I want to know the distance ...
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Near / Near Table creates -1 values

I have two feature classes. Point feature of hand-sampled GPS locations Line feature of terrace walls digitized from aerial photograph. Because of the less than perfect ways I generated these ...
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How to run a ZTV (ZVI) on ESRI ArcGIS 10 for a 3m high object?

What tool in the spatial toolbox would you use to run a ZTV (ZVI)? or is there a better way of carrying this type of query out using Arc? Also what other information would I need to do this type of ...
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Determine 3 and 6 minute fire response times

I'm expecting to get an Excel file with data on previous fire and emergency response times. I was told it will have incident addresses and the response time for each incident (~ 12K incidents). I also ...
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ArcMap 10.1 - Tabulate Area tool “doubling up” for Overlapping Buffer Zones

This question is related to a previous question I asked: Raster Version of Spatial Join (one to many) I used the Tabulate Area tool to crosstabulate values between an overlapping "buffrast" raster ...
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How can I reclassify a raster to floating point values?

I have a raster of landuse values that I need to reclassify into pollution concentration values. I have the pollution values in a separate table. They are decimal values (ex. 0.0056), and my landuse ...
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How to create backlink raster for Cost Distance tool?

I have two polygon shapefiles and one cost surface. I need to estimate accessibility to these two sets of destinations. The part that I don't understand is whether I have to use an output backlink ...
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Tabulate Area crashes Python and ArcGIS

I have a script that runs Tabulate Area on a single feature class multiple times with different rasters. In total Tabulate Area runs 5 times. 2 of the input rasters are provided as arguments to the ...
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Different results from Spatial Analyst GP Tool and Python

I am writing a script that has to subtract one raster from another. The rasters I have represent 1) Parking Lots (1 = Parking Lot, 0 = not Parking Lot) and 2) a buffer around the Parking Lot (1 = ...
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Solar analysis; Are there any issues with splitting large DEM

I am trying to run Solar analysis in ArcGIS and it is an enormous DEM of a very mountainous region. I'm obviously going to have to split the DEM, but I was wondering if there are any issues with ...
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territory analysis

I want to determine the territories in which customers to a bank has the shortest path. It can be done with desktop software packages or programming if it is needed. Does anybody has idea on how to ...
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Global DEM and country borders

I am trying to split up the world into 2 categories based on elevation (below 2000m and above 2000m) while still including a country identifier. So in the end, I would like to have 2 types of units ...
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How specify a corridor minwidth?

I’m trying to make a corridor between two substations with ArcGIS, a macro corridor and a micro corridor. I have two questions in this respect and would be grateful for your suggestions. a) How can ...
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ArcHydro: Flow Accumulation 863988034 Cells

I've been using Arc Hydro for the last 7 years to determine catchment characteristics. I'm currently setting up a new model to determine structure locations along a proposed railway alignment. This is ...
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How to compare outputs of erosion from ArcSWAT and RUSLE from ArcGIS?

I calculated water erosion in ArcSWAT and I also calculated erosion by RUSLE http://35.8.121.139/rusle/ equation in ArcGIS. Now I need to compare these two (from ArcSWAT I used SYLD- assumed ...
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How to calculate the volume of several DEMs to obtain elevation and volume changes?

I am trying to calculate the volume of several DEMs in order to obtain elevation and volume changes. I have pixels of 1x1 each one associated to an elevation. I used several methods but non of them ...
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Error while using raster calculator in model builder

I am trying to use the model builder for the RUSLE Model. Well this is how the model looks like: So in the raster calculator I have a formula which also involves the rasters generated in the model. ...
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What tool would you use to “clip” a vector line file to a vector polygon file?

I am trying to select the use of a large vector line file within only the parameter of a vector polygon file to do spatial analysis. It would be the same thing as using the extract> clip tool under ...
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ArcGIS Raster Calculator VS QGIS Raster Calculator [closed]

Are there any major differences between ArcGIS Raster Calculator and QGIS Raster Calculator?
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Problems running zonal statistics - not all zones represented

I have been working on a Python script to automate the steps illustrated by whuber here:Create points around the edge of viewshed results I am trying to create a horizon graph illustrating the ...
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Why is my simple arcpy script failing? (sets raster cell value to null if below threshold value, ArcGIS 10.1)

As mentioned in the title, simple script to set null cell values below three standard deviations beyond the mean: import arcpy, sys, os #Accept input and output raster inRas = sys.argv[1] outRas = ...
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Limiting the maximum and minimum values of an interpolation surface tool (ArcGIS, Spline)

I've been using the spatial analyst spline tool in ArcGIS 10.1 and was wandering whether it is possible to limit the maximum and minimum values to those of the z-attribute. Currently the spline will ...
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Error while creating a slope [duplicate]

I have a elevation raster (1 arc second) downloaded from USGS site. Before adding it to ArcMap I changed the display units to meters.The projection system for this raster is GCS_1983. When I use the ...
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Round Raster to next higher or lower int

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I am searching for a solution to calculate a raster. The values are like: 0.2 0.6 5.3 i.e. How can I now get 0.2 as 0 and 0.6 to 1 and 5.3 to 5? In the end integer numbers. ...
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What do ArcGIS regression analysis warnings 000853, 000916 & 000981 mean?

I'm trying to do regression analysis using a shapefile which contains dependent variable (NDVI) and explanatory variable (prec) in ArcGIS. First, I run GWR analysis and then run spatial ...
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Nearest Neighbor Focal Statistics and Map Algebra

I would like to use a nearest-neighbor type analysis to iterate over a raster. The nearest neighbor analysis will give a cell value of 1 IF AND ONLY IF the cell being analyzed has a cell value larger ...
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Elevation Drop Along a Stream [duplicate]

In reference to How to determine elevation drop along a stream with ArcGIS?, suppose I want to cut the stream every 100 m and find the elevation drop every 100 m. How can I do this?
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Is there any method to analyze data from fire protection events? [closed]

I want to analyze data from events in fire protection a create some illustration of maps. In short: my task is to find methods for data visualization. Data are represented by point layer (each event ...
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Which flow routing algorithms does ArcGis support?

Other than standard D8 are there support for multiple flow algorithms like FD8, DEMON, Dinfinity etc?
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“Extract by Mask” changing raster pixel values…or not?

I am using ArcMap 10.0 and am confused by my Extract by Mask output rasters. I hope to eliminate the black background from three Landsat ER Mapper images so that I can mosaic them. Originally I ...
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IDW: Default Maximum Distance and Coincident Points

The ArcGIS Help file says the Default Maximum Distance, when using the Variable Search Radius in IDW, is the extent's diagonal, however, no value is automatically filled in the corresponding box after ...
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How can i use field of view in ArcGIS?

The field of view analysis in GIS is a polygon file that shows the portions of an area that are visible versus no visible across a terrain starting from a given point. see this Link How can I use ...
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How to estimate flow paths between contaminant sources and catchment offtake (exposure point) at catchment?

I am trying to estimate flow paths between contaminant sources and the catchment offtake (exposure point) at the catchment. Can anybody give me some help in how to proceed?
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Plotting time-series data in ArcGIS

I'm attempting to produce interpolated plots of water quality time-series data from ArcSDE. This is the data format: OID WELL_ID WELL_NAME SAMPLE_ID SAMPLE_DAT PARAM RESULT ...
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When should I merge two or more sub-basins into one?

I've been using Archydro to analyze one of the unknown hilly regions with many watersheds. Unfortunately, ArcHydro generates so many sub-basins that it looks really unrealistic and weird. However, I ...
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Converting Heatmap into Grid of Points to regenerate less accurate Heatmap?

Question: How do you take a heatmap generated using a GIS software (arcgis, qgis...) and convert it into a uniform grid array of points which can be used to regenerate the heatmap (although with ...
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Zonal Statistics-Weighting

I have a raster file on precipitation and I want to create zonal statistics as a table using a shape file wiht boundaries of countries across the world. However it appears that I need to take into ...
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Increasing search radius of nearest neighbors for Nibble tool?

I am working with a raster map vegetation types. I have about 20 types with unique raster code values that can be sorted into three classes: vegetation types I want to expand using the nibble ...
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arcpy adding time to Raster Mosiac Footprint

I am trying to create a raster mosiac for use in animating data over time. The current workflow is: Create .gdb (arcpy.CreateFileGDB_management) Create Raster Mosaic ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed in arcpy

I try to run the Zonal Statistic as a Table through arcpy and it gives me: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed. Here is the doc for the function: ...
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Sum raster data visible from given point, by proportion of view

I am wondering if there is a tool that does the following (preferably in Arc but other options considered). Simple example: what proportion of the view from a given point on the landscape is occupied ...
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Creating all possible polyline routes connecting many point locations around polygon obstruction using ArcGIS Desktop?

Lets say I have 30 ports on the west of an island, and 30 on the east, and need to calculate all possible shipping distances between each and every port, with the routes having to steer around the ...
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Raster Reclassify fails upon Completion in ArcGIS

When attempting to reclassify a raster in a student edition of ArcInfo 10, the program crashes without an error upon reaching 100%. The reclassified raster is written, but with no spatial info. I've ...
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Majority filter (minimum mapping unit) in ArcGIS Desktop with larger window size?

I want to run the majority filter in ArcGIS Desktop with a window size of 4 or 5 i.e. greater than the default 3. Is it possible, or is there some other command (or tool) which might help me achieve ...
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Create hachures from DEM in ArcGIS 10.1

I have created contour lines from DEM and now I need to create hachures/bergstrich for them. I believe that spatial analyst should solve this, but I'm not used to it and I didint found any similar ...
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Can ArcGIS handle missing values to create a contour map?

I am trying to create a contour map for a waterbody. It turns out that in several locations there is no data. I just don't want to use the missing values as zero in ArcGIS because it would create ...
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How to calculate the flood volume using a LiDAR DEM and a HEC-RAS floodplain polygon

I’ve got a vexing GIS analysis problem which is conceptually fairly straightforward, but in reality more challenging to figure out…. Basically, I need to calculate the VOLUME of floodwater within a ...
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Working around slow processing times in ArcGIS Spatial Analyst functions?

I am batch processing a large amount of distance functions (~50,000) using ArcGIS 9.3. In this version, using spatial analyst functions, it seems to be the case that users cannot parallelize processes ...