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I have 2 partly overlapping raster datasets, would like to extract pixels of one dataset that overlap with another dataset.

Is there a tool in ArcGIS for Desktop to do this?

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Well, after a long search I could find the solution. Extract by Mask tool in spatial analyst toolbox can be the best solution to this question.

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Use Conditional statements either through the Con() tool or through Raster Calculator. Con(Raster1, Raster2) would translate to "if there is a non-null cell in Raster1 at a location, output the cell value of Raster2.

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The intersect tool in ArcMap may be what you're looking for: http://help.arcgis.com/EN/ARCGISDESKTOP/10.0/HELP/index.html#//00080000000p000000

-Intersect will combine the overlapping section of both datasets

and if that isn't exactly what you're looking for, clip might do the job: http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.2/index.cfm?TopicName=Clip_(Analysis)

-Clip will create a new feature of the target layer based on overlap with the source layer.
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  • thanks for your reply, but I think these functions work for vector dataset, I am searching the similar tool which works for raster dataset. – Sher May 15 '16 at 8:05
  • I could've sworn these worked with raster data...I know I've used them on DEM's before. – Qwerty May 16 '16 at 0:13
  • Edit1: I may have linked the analysis toolset, but have you tried the coverage version of those tools? – Qwerty May 16 '16 at 0:26
  • Sorry, I don't know how I missed your comment. I couldn't use Clip, it requires vector data only. And also I could not use coverage tool, because it is not functioning in my software for unknown reason. Thanks for your suggestion. – Sher May 19 '16 at 19:41

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