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I've been working on a quite complex analysis with ArcGIS 10.2. But now I'm stuck at a problem... I have a raster file and a polygon feature. The Raster file stores information about Zmax, Zmin and the Range. The Polygon feature stores a height value

What I need: I need to select Polygons with a specific value (above or below Zmax) that are within a certain distance to the raster cell with the specific Zmax value.

I know I can work around and use raster to point and then make an SQL selection (by location and by attribute); select all the points = specific Zmax + select polygons within the certain distance + select out of this the ones with the specific value

But I was wondering whether there is a shorter way/possibility to automate the whole process? I've been working with model builder before but I'm not sure if model builder can be used to automate this task

closed as too broad by PolyGeo Oct 2 '16 at 8:18

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