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

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Using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst for elevation?

I have many csv files of ~1000 points with elevation and x,y data. These points were manually recorded off of scanned images of the surveyor's drawings at an archaeological site. I have made each of ...
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Invalid Pointer…Script Error [duplicate]

After working with Spatial Analyst (using multiple tools several times each) for a certain (unclear) amount of time, any tool I open provides the same warning... A script Error has occurred on the ...
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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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stream link classifying unique reach ID by order rather than from node to node

I am trying to use the stream link tool in the hydrology tools to generate a unique ID for each reach, based on strahler order. In other words, if a lower order stream intersects with a higher order ...
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Creating SpatialPolygons in R

I am trying to do kriging with my data. But there is a problem here. I want to use krige command in gstat package. But I do not have "Spatial object with prediction/simulation locations". How I can ...
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Calculate visibility with polygonal visual barriers

I have the raster file for my digitial elevation model as well as a polygon shapefile with polygons representing different kinds of environments (forest, field, meadow, etc), and wouldlike to ...
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What does “You do not have necessary license to run tool” mean when ArcGIS extension installed and activated?

I just purchased ArcGIS for Home Use 10.2 and installed and activated the extensions with the codes I received from Esri. The ArcGIS Administrator says Yes for Installed and Authorized, and even has ...
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Script Error 'Invalid Pointer' in Spatial Analyst Tool [duplicate]

I have ArcGis 10.3 (previously 10.2 version) running on Windows 10 (previously Windows 8). My GIS licence is provide by my company where I have an intership, so I can't just uninstall/install back the ...
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QGIS: intersect on a single shape file

I am using QGIS version 2.14.1 (Essen). I'm trying to do some spatial analysis, including an intersect between the same shape file. Basically I have a shape file with the geometries of all the events ...
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How to calculate stream order for vector data without a DEM?

I have a shapefile which contains the streams that were digitized from a satellite Image. I would like to calculate the stream order for this data. The data does not exactly match the DEM that I have, ...
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Extracting value of raster for specific points (with X and Y coord) and write to column in Attribute Table?

I have specific points in shp file and list of rasters in the same coord system and want to extract values from rasters for each point and place these values in column in Attribute Table of ...
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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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Calculate zonal statistics with two different types of zones (provinces and longitude*latitude grid boxes) in ArcGIS?

I am trying to get zonal statistics in ArcGIS with two different datasets. One is a world map with zones defined as "provinces (such as the US states)" and the other is a temperature dataset with ...
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Create a flow network from a flow direction ARC GIS

First, I created a flow_direction from a DEM, then I applied corrections to this flow direction. Now my question, how to create a flow network (order flow) from a flow direction, that I already ...
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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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Constructing LS factor for RUSLE without outliers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm using the following formula in RUSLE via raster calculator to obtain a LS factor Power(Flowacc)*1/22.1,.4)*Power(sin(slope)*.01745/.09,1.4)*1.4 My expected outcome is a raster from 0 to ...
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Reduce raster resolution and determine pixel inclusion based on % pixel overlap

I'm trying to reduce the resolution of a raster from 1m to 50m using a pixel aggregation (average) method, but I need to set a threshold for inclusion (e.g. 75% of the 1m pixels must fall within the ...
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Finding regions or zones in raster DEM of similar slope or aspect values in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a detailed 5m DEM for my study area. I want to find regions or zones where the slope or aspect (or preferably both) varies little. In other words, a nice evenly sloped hillside with a ...
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Zonal Statistics error with specific dataset combination

A colleague and I are trying to use ArcGIS's Zonal Statistics As Table to calculate the mean value of a raster within the features of a polygon layer. This always results in error 999999 "error ...
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Interpolating logarithimic values - groundwater pH

I am using Spatial Analyst to interpolate surfaces for several groundwater parameters based on point observations at monitoring bores, including groundwater level and pH. It suddenly occurred to me ...
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Create largest circle (maximum radius) inside a polygon in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to create the largest possible circle inside a polygon including its perimeter and area size. I created via minimum boundary geometry the smallest possible circle outside a polygon (see ...
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Arcpy Reclassify by Standard Deviation

I would need some help with the Reclassify tool. I have written a script that produces rasters which I need to reclassify. My problem is, I want the values to be reclassified by standard deviation ...
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Flow Accumulation weight grid

I currently have several rasters relating to Landcover Soil data Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) Slope They are all re-classed to % infiltration. I'm looking to use these together as a weight ...
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In ArcGIS 10.1, for what tools does Environments actually work?

As a new user, often I have used "active" (that is, not grayed out and non-functional) Environments when using ArcToolbox Tools and the operation is non-responsive. I wish I documented for my own ...
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SetNull() failing with input raster in ArcPy?

In ArcGIS 10.3, I am trying to use SetNull to identify streams in a raster based on an existing flow accumulation raster. The process involves setting all raster cells with flow accumulation value of ...
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ArcMap 10.1 Partitioning value (100 tonnes/ha) of underlaying shapefile, to multiple features in same shapefile in areas that they overlap

I have tried searching for an answer but can't think of a way to generalize my question to other scenarios. Looking for answers using ArcMAP 10.1. I currently have two shapefiles. One contains ...
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Using Spatial Analyst Geoprocessing functions in ArcObjects?

I'm trying to run some geoprocessing functions in ArcObjects. Some of the tools I want to use are part of the spatial analyst extension. In 9.3.1 it was fairly straightforward to follow the ...
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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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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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Converting data in table created by Zonal Statistics as Table tool back into raster file?

In arcGIS 10 I have worked on a number of raster files, from which I have created one large table by using the Zonal statistics as Table Tool. I have a result as shown below (I have more than 70,000 ...
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Resample not changing the cell size

I am trying to use the Resample tool in Spatial Analyst to go from a 1kmx1km grid to a 500mx500m grid for increased resolution of my land use data. My cell size is 0.008, and I want a 0.004 cell ...
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Creating Cost Surface Raster for Least Cost Path Analysis?

I have a DEM raster and would like to carry out a cost path analysis. Among other factors such as slope, proximity rivers etc. I would also like to take elevation into consideration. According to ...
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Create Cost Surface Raster with slope as percentage of total costs

I know there is a similar question on this website (How to Create Cost Surface Raster for Least Cost Path Analysis?) , but I couldn't find the answer that I'm looking for. I'm currently working with ...
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Get counts in grid cell for multiple values

I have 500+ polygon shapefiles with nationwide coverage. Each shapefile has possible record values of 0-4. I want to get the value that intersects each grid centroid and then get a total count for ...
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Adding field with prices based on ground use using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I need to calculate the least cost path for a water pipe. The layers I have now are land use, slope, soil type and protected natural parks. Now my teacher has given me the prices of building a water ...
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Watershed tool producing same output as basin tool for all pour points

I am using the Hydrology Tools in the Spatial Analyst Toolbox (ArcGIS 10.3) I am trying to delineate watersheds in a region in order to do spatial interpolation by top-kriging at some ungaged sites. ...
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Calculate elevation change in point feature class [duplicate]

I have a point feature class with 130 rows that represent the vertices of a trail I generated. I calculated the z height for each verticy/row. Now what I want to do is calculate the elevation change ...
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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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Extracting multiple Subdataset from hdf files to geotiff format using ArcPy?

I have 165 hdf files(monthly data) of EVI(Enhanced Vegetation Index) , I need to convert them to a geotiff format. In ArcMap 10.1 I can only extract the data one file at a time. I have this python ...
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ArcGIS 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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Manually changing/suppressing z-values in Spline with Barriers interpolation that are known to be erroneous?

I've included an image of a project I'm working on. There are two layers representing sub-surface geologic formations, and these were generated using elevation borehole data (so, point data), to ...
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Getting similar IDW results using Spatial and Geostatistical Analysts for spatial interpolation of data with many zeros?

My data are plant biomass data from hundreds of sites. Most sites have zero biomass; these zeros are real. Thus, my data violate most assumptions of geostatistical interpolation methods (confirmed ...
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How to use Vector Ruggedness Measure (VRM) tool from ArcScripts at latest version of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to use the Vector ruggedness measure (VRM) tool available from http://arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=15423. However, I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and these tools are made for 9.0, ...
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ArcMap crashes when opening extension folder?

I need to activate the Spatial Analyst extension, however each time I select "extension" ArcMap 10.3.1 crashes. This is what I'm doing: while in ArcMap, I navigate to Customize/extension then the ...
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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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Combining information from multiple rasters into aggregate raster and populating fields accordingly

I am stuck on how to best combine the information from multiple rasters into one raster. Specifically, I am working with a time series of raster files, whereby each raster corresponds to a different ...
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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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Contouring range only using ArcGIS Spatial Analyst?

I have a grid (in .img format) with pixel values ranging from -10,000 to 10,000, which i would like to contour. but i would like to contour only -3000 to 0 range. is this possible to set this up ...
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Arithmetic on rasters with variable names in Map Algebra/Spatial Analyst?

I'm a Python (and StackExchange) novice trying to figure out how to perform calculations on temporary rasters with variable names. My attempt at a minimum working example is below, but I would ...
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Full list of objects not showing up after using Zonal Statistics as Table tool?

I am using the Zonal Statistics as Table tool in ArcMap 10.1 to compute the sum of raster cell values (brown scale in below image) in a given set of polygons (red in below image). For an unknown ...