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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Modelling Sea level rise scenarios for Coastal county in ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I am a graduate student @ Clemson University and am working on a GIS based project which is to model different sea level rise scenarios and estimate its impacts on a coastal county and to suggest ...
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Stitching Bathymetry and DEM data together in ArcMap?

I have a DEM built from Lidar data and bathymetry survey points for a river which flows on the DEM surface. My understanding is that Lidar data is not able to capture bathymetry under the river ...
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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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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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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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Querying raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10 (includes spatial and geostatistical analyst). I have a raster (GRID) with a value range of -167 to 18. I would like to query the raster and create a new one with only the ...
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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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Field calculator (using ATAN)

How do I input the arc tan in the field calculator given the values of the fields to get the desired answer, I compare the answer of the manually computed arc tan value and the Atan Spatial Analyst ...
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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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Tabulate Area ArcGIS

I am trying to work out the relationship between the 'processing cell size' and the result from Tabulate Areas. If one uses the same as the raster cell size, and this is the same for both rasters, the ...
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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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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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How to create a raster (topo to raster) with non-rectangular shape?

I'm using Arcmap 10, I need to create a raster from contour lines. These contour lines were clipped out with a certain shape with the purpose to modify them only within that shape and then create the ...
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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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How to find out the Stream Order from DEM

I have DEM Data for the study area, I want to know how to find out the stream order using DEM. I saw Stream order tool in Hydrology toolset in ArcGIS. in Stream order tool what is input stream raster ...
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Properly setting Extents in Arcpy Using path

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 ...
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Estimating Area of farm under cultivation using NDVI?

I have shapefiles for more than 1000 farms. I want to use Hydrological model to model the water balance in these farms. Each farm is devided in to seperate parts . My problem is that the whole ...
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How to raster clip in outside in ArcMap?

How to raster clip in ArcMap? But I need 1 raster in outside area. Because 2 raster map. Example: Ras1=Temperature.tif Ras2=Error map.tif Clip command input raster=Ras1 Output Extent= ...
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Why does Raster Calculator return GRID ERROR-Unable to open input grid?

I'm calculating Simple Ratio (SR) from NDVI using Raster calculator in Arcgis. Here is expression I wrote in Raster calculator. SR=(1+float[NDVI_apr.tif])/(1-float[NDVI_apr.tif]) But when I ...
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Getting aspect and reclassifying raster files using Python in a loop

By using Python in PythonWin 2.7.3, I tried to obtain aspect files of a list of raster files in a folder(called database_Dem20) and save it to another folder, database_Dem20/testOutput. In the same ...
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give importance weighting to sample points in an IDW-interpolation

I am trying to make an IDW-interpolation in arcgis 10.1. In my sample file i have points with the same x,y and z values. According the arcgis-resource-site, the points are considered duplicates and ...
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Extracting multiple values of raster to polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I was hoping I could get some help on how to extract information from a land use raster using polygons. I have a layer with 157 polygons and a land use raster with multiple land use categories for the ...
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ArcGIS elevation? [duplicate]

I would like to get the elevation of different point in the digital elevation model means around 4000 points would any one please tell me how can it be possible.
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Any rules of thumb for neighborhood settings in Focal Statistics?

In ArcGIS 10, users can define the neighborhood in the Focal statistics tool. The moving window shape can be set to any of the following: Wedge, annulus, circle, rectangle, irregular, and weight. ...
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Spatial autocorrelation analysis (Global Moran`s I) suspicious z-score

I have a doubt concerning the Spatial autocorrelation analysis Global Moran's I, in ArcGIS 10.2. I did the analysis with 3.372 features of a defined study area, and it showed that the features are ...
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Simplifying polygons made from binary rasters using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I'm using MaxEnt to produce a species presence / absence raster layer. It works fine but I have to choose a cut off point for what constitutes presence or absence. As a result I end up with a lot of ...
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Spatial Analyst interactive tool bar histogram bins

In ArcGIS 10.2, after I have created an histogram from the spatial analyst interactive tool bar, how do I collapse the number of bins to a smaller number?
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ArcInfo/ArcGIS Server Spatial Analyst not licensed

It might be me but there is something I’m not able to figure out. I created a model in ArcGIS 10 that uses (among the others) “Extract by Mask” and “Zonal Statistics as Table” as functions (therefore ...
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Using arcpy.gp.Int_sa in ArcMap gives Error 000824: The tool is not licensed?

My Arcpy code is not working in ArcMap 10.1 because an error with the last line: Error 000824: The tool is not licensed. I have all my extensions turned on, so I don't know why I would be getting this ...
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Comparing extents of rasters using ArcPy?

I am writing a script that takes an input of an Area of Interest (AOI) and then walks through the base directories to find any file that has an extent that intersects with the AOI, clip it and ...