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How to calculate percentage of selected area from DEM?

I am working with elevation data and performed a local operation to convert it from meters to feet. I am interested in finding the area (expressed in percentage) that is above 4000 ft, but I have ...
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Creating new raster based on spatial extent and classes of one raster and average of another using ArcMap?

I have a raster that is split into classes and I wanted to make a new raster with this raster's spatial extent and classes but displaying the average values from a different raster. I am not really ...
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How to process GeoJSON data and create hive table for spatial analysis

I am using the ESRI-GIS tool for hadoop for analyzing json data generated through ESRI products like ArcGIS. But I wanted to analyze spatial data from a PostGIS table for which I made geojson ...
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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 perform a weighted overlay analysis with categorical classed data?

I have several land use layers (vector polygons) that all contain a field about land use in different classification systems and would like to combine them to a single classification. I would like to ...
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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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What type of interpolation to visualize metal detection survey data?

I have about 500,000 points collected in a linear grid pattern over a 1 km2 area. The points were collected as part of a metal detection survey. Each point has X,Y and Coil Response mV (min -675.38 ...
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How to Krige with expectation of 0

I am trying to Krige in ArcGIS from point samples of a chemical concentration. Towards the center, most of the points are larger, and on the periphery, all of the points are 0. The generated raster ...
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How to minimize output raster errors using topo to raster tool

TLDR:Is there a way to specify an angle of rotation for an interpolation output based on the angle of input lines? In our line of work, we often create straight line contours that represent a sloping ...
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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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How to calculate average NDVI values for buffers in ArcGIS?

I would need to calculate an average NDVI value for each buffer among everal hundred buffer-areas. The buffer areas are built around observation points. I have all buffer areas in one .shp file and ...
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ArcMap Zonal Statistics not producing attribute table

I'm using the zonal statistics in spatial analyst ArcMap 10.2. The input zone is a feature (conterminous US states) and the raster (.tiff - signed integer) is biomass for the entire conterminous US. ...
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Can 2D polygon be used as hard breakline for terrain?

I've been working with TINs for years and have only ever been satisfied when using 3D polylines for breaklines. I am currently transitioning to using terrains and after reading the documentation in ...
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Finding maximum radius of circle within irregular polygon without using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a problem which I think could be handled by using the toolset "zonal" / zonal geometry in the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst toolbox. However, I do not have a license for Spatial Analyst, so I am ...
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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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Calculating NDVI using Landsat ETM+ band values

I have sample points (shape file converted from a .xls file which contains XY coordinates,nnx,nny and canopy density) and a landsat etm+ image. First I applied 'SpatialAnalyst Tools>Extraction ...
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Conversion problem with 'Feature to Raster': resulting Raster not visible in ArcMap

I want to convert a Shapefile consisting of numerous point-features that each represent a specific height in my DEM to GRID-format so that i can then analyze it with Spatial Analyst. Mysteriously, ...
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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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Creating a raster based on a where clause

I am writing a script that deals with a raster that will need a subset of the raster outputted and the rest of the original raster needs to be "no data". To clarify, say, there is a raster and ...
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Need to run a Groundwater Analysis Based on Points to a Raster

The title sounds daunting, but this task really isn't. I have well samples over a decade in certain locations through an area. These samples contain a value of that element at that point in time. I ...
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Stitch Bathymetry and DEM data together in ArcMap

I have a question and I would appreciate it if anyone can help me. I have a DEM built from Lidar data and bathymetry survey points for a river which flows on the DEM surface. As you know, Lidar ...
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ArcGIS Solar Radiation tool says output global radiation raster empty?

I am using ArcGIS 10 with windows7 64 bit on core i7 processor I am working with ArcMap 10 solar radiation tool to create the area solar radiation map. Every time I run the tool it stops after some ...
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Elevation interpolation along a (sewer) line

Here's what I want to do. I have a vector sewer line feature class that contaings a field for the high invert elevation and one for the low invert elevation. I can turn them into a raster no problem ...
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Update Raster extent

How do you update raster's extent after you export the raster ? I forgot to enable the Date Frame rather than it's original Dataset ? Thanks.
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Question about ArcGIS vs. QGIS for kernel density estimations

It appears from the QGIS documentation that the Heatmap Plugin can generate a kernel density surface from a point map and make use of the attributes of the original points to influence this surface ...
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Fast editing in raster calculator — adding lots of images together

I need to add pictures together to make one raster. In one session there are about 150 - 200 images (named randomly - see syntax example) There are about 50 sessions (named randomly) Is there any ...
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What special values can be included in the Con tool's conditional statement?

I recently read an answer to this question, which used a rather creative solution involving ArcGIS's Raster Calculator. The part that I was most interested in was that the solution's conditional ...
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How to modify 2 raster images to have the same resolution?

I have data for 2 rasters images that have different resolutions: z downloaded from trmm An MSAVI2 output image. For calculating the correlation between them, the data has to be in the same ...
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How do I define 'KrigingModelOrdinary'

How and where do I define the KrigingModelOrdinary Here is the code: rasterKrig = "run{}_Krig_{}".format(counter, field) outKrig = arcpy.sa.Kriging(Stations2010o3Data__2_, field, ...
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Converting raster file from float to integer type in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a float type raster file (an NDVI made from ERDAS IMAGINE) and would like to convert it to an interger type raster file in order to use Focal Statistics function (Majority). Is there any way to ...
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Merge Raster Layers with Raster Calculator

I am looking to merge three raster layers together, we are only allowed to use the Raster Calculator tool in Spatial Analyst, ArcToolBox. Using ArcMap 10.2
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How many A features that fall both in the B polygons and C polygons are for each C polygon?

I have this apparently complex problem for solving in ArcGIS: Practically, I need to get the number of all yellow polygons that fall within both the green polygons and the red polygons. I need this ...
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Solar radiation calculation from GTOP030 DEM image

Can you help me to calculate solar radiation from GTOPO30 DEM image at the 30 m spatial resolution. I'm trying to do this many times using spatial analysis solar radiation calculation tool in ArcGIS. ...
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What is the Pick tool in ArcGIS's Spatial Analyst commonly used for?

I have recently encountered the Pick tool in the Spatial Analyst of ArcGIS. I understand what the tool does; it creates an output raster using a list of input rasters and a 'position' raster which ...
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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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3D distance and topography

I have a set of points and want to find out the nearest distance to a water body (poly lines) taking into account the terrain and get a surface distance calculation. I understand that the way is to ...
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Comparing two kernel density rasters for areas of interest?

The background to my question is that I have unit sales for Product A aggregated by city. I also have unit sales for Category A aggregated by city. The goal is to compare areas where Product A ...
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How to use OR in a CON statement, in the ArcGIS Raster Calculator?

I'm trying to compare two rasters, and create an output based on a formula like: if raster1 > 10 or raster2 < 20 then raster3 = 30 How can I specify the OR in the raster calculator's CON ...
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Capabilities of the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) in conjunction with the weighted overlay tool

I am making a prospective map of fossil deposits using the "Weighted Overlay" ArcGIS tool. Input factor rasters are mostly topographic in nature (elevation, roughness, TPI, etc). Initially, I had ...
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Characterizing territory according to its relief using ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to characterize the territory according to its relief with ArcGis 10. I'm trying to define a wide territory by its relief, but I would like to do it in an automatic or semiautomatic form with ...
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Combining two overlapping rasters (combine cells, retain both values) using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.2, I am trying to combine two rasters which are identically overlapping in shape and extent, but with different values and counts. As an end result I would like each cell to retain ...
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Spatial Autocorrelation tool vs. Incremental Spatial Autocorrelation

When you run the Spatial Autocorrelation (Monrans I) tool, you have the option of setting 'Conceptualization of Spatial Relationships'. This option isn't available for the Incremental Spatial ...
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Calculating area of solar radiation using ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can I obtain area solar radiation using ArcGIS for Desktop? I am open to any kind of suggestion as I want to give it a try.
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How to use (make sense of) results from ArcGIS Area Solar Radiation tool?

I am using the tool Area Solar Radiation in ArcMap10 to analyse DEMs of parts of a city (area equivalent to a neighbourhood). My goal is to calculate the average annual solar irradiation (Wh/m2) on ...
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How to calculate Solar Radiation falling on vertical surfaces using DEMs and ArcGIS?

I am using ArcGIS10 Area Solar Radiation tool to calculate irradiation on horizontal surfaces (building roofs) but need to do the same for vertical surfaces (building facades). Any ideas on how to do ...
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solar radiation calculation

I have tried to calculate solar radiation (whole year with monthly interval) for Portugal from an ESRI grid (27m DEM) in Arcgis10. It seems to work, however it takes much more than a week and in the ...
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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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ArcGIS Raster Calculator output raster has one band but cannot build attribute table?

I built a raster using the raster calculator of ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop. The properties of the output raster ("usle_1") indicate that this raster has one band. There is no attribute table but I ...
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Zonal statistics discrepency between Arc 10 versions

I've discovered a weird phenomenon using zonal statistics with a colleague at another office. We are attempting to use the Zonal Statistics as Table tool to sum the value of raster cells within ...
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Comparing two TINs created using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have the following two files: LiDAR las file1 Let's give it a name LiDAR las file2, contains the same file1 data, where number of points randomly removed. So if file1 contains X number of ...