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Questions tagged [kernel-density]

A raster-based operation that spreads point values throughout their neighborhoods.

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QGIS Heat Map output not correct

Fairly new to QGIS here. I'm having trouble creating a heat map in QGIS3 from a set of points. I've followed what others have done online (e.g.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9Gqrr5cYrY) but in my ...
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Understanding the output of Kernel Density Estimate from AniMove

I found the AniMove plugin for QGIS to do the Home Range Analysis for Dolphins. I load all the points of the sighting, and perform the task using the plugin. I got the contour as polyline, and ...
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Estimate spatial kernel density from raster and output kernel values in a grid

I would like to use a raster map (find below) to estimate or create a kernel density distribution. The objective is to extrapolate the kernel density function and re-use it in order to distribute a ...
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Modelling habitat heterogeneity in space: R function

I'm working on spatial landscape simulations and I would like to simulate a landscape where habitat quality varies in space. I did already some simulations assuming a landscape with higher habitat ...
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Choosing bandwidth and scaling factor for Kernel Density Estimate in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have some points that represent animal locations over the course of a few months at the scale of ~20 sqkm. I am emulating the work of previous researchers in this field, but I'm having trouble ...
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Making 95% Volume Contour on ArcMap without Hawth's Tools or GME?

I have some points that represent animal locations over the course of a few months. I am emulating the work of previous researchers in this field. I'm still new to GIS, so I previously thought that I ...
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Difference between/uses of kernel and line density?

I am reading up on density calculations and their variants, and situations to which they might each be applied. I have read the article on differences between point line and kernel density I was ...
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Site density related to river vicinity

I use ArcGIS 10.1. I have a shapefile with sites and another with the rivers of the area. I would like to calculate the density of the sites related to the river vicinity. Is it possible? Which type ...
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ArcGIS-GME error when using “kde” tool

I need to estimate home ranges and I want to use the KDE with the plug-in bandwidth, using ArcGIS 10.1 + GME. I get an error when I run the command and I believe it may be related with the output ...
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From Kernel Density to a polygon that covers 80 % of points

I have a set of occurrences as points in a district. I used Kernel Density tool, to show the areas of various densities. I also want to create one polygon that covers X % of points. I've tried the ...
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Assessing density of land use changes in QGIS?

I have 3 shapefiles, each one represented by polygons that show the changes in land use that took place over two years (for example 1955/1988 - 1988/2013 - 2013/2017). Each of these polygons is formed ...
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Kernel density tool does not produce an .asc output file

I have made a kernel density map in ArcGIS 10.3 and 10.5, but the output appears as an .aux file, not an .asc file (which I will need to use for occurrenceThinner). A folder appears also with a ...
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Determining search radius used in Kernel Density analysis?

When conducting kernel density analysis in ArcGIS (10.2) if you leave the search radius field blank I realise it uses a default based on an algorithm. Is there any easy/quick way to find out what ...
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95% contour from kernel density estimates [closed]

I am looking to calculate the 95% volume contour from a kernel density estimate to estimate an animal's home range. Normally, I work in R, but I calculated the "kernel density estimate" in ArcGIS so ...
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ArcPy: Kernel Density Extend (Default + 5000 Meters)

I in my Kernel Density Loop i want the Processing Extend to be Default + 5000m Does anyone know how this might be done? This is the Code: import arcpy,os from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import *...
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Problem with Search Radius (Bandwidth) of Kernel Density Estimate

My task is to do a Kernel Density estimation with a cell size of 500m and a search radius (bandwidth) of 500m. The search radius doesn´t seem to work though. These are the settings: This is the ...
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Saving output in ArcPy?

The loop runs once, then i get this error message. Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last): File "<string>", line 17, in <module> File "c:\program files (x86)\arcgis\...
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How to run for loop with unique values

Instead of two shapefiles that are saved in fcList in this loop I would like to do KernelDensity on the unique values of one shapefile. Does anyone have an idea how this might work? import arcpy,os ...
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Correcting for correlation of kernel density of events to that of their distance from separate feature using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a kernel density raster of recorded events. These events are correlated to their distance from a linear feature. In other words, density is higher near this line because it is a 'starting point'...
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Saving output in ArcPy For-Loop?

How can I save the output of my For loop so that I have a different output name each time? This is the code I´m using: import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * env.workspace = r'C:\...
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Kernel Density with quantity values in bands

I have very limited knowledge of ArcMap. I am trying to use a density heat map to portray the number of incidents in an area. I have used the Kernel Density tool in ArcMap 10.1. However, instead of ...
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How to interpret v.kernel network results

v.kernel "Optionally generates a vector density map on a vector network." I have done this for a network, but I don't understand how to interpret the output of this. Can anyone explain this? I am ...
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Kernel density estimate with physical boundary

I'm am using adehabitatHR to estimate the size of the foraging range of seabirds using telemetry data. Is there anyway to take into account a physical boundary, where it is impossible for the animals ...
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Network Kernel Density QGIS

I am looking to do a network based KDE to show hotspots of electrocutions along a power line network. Does anyone know of a tool/method that I can use in QGIS to do this? (I am also using OSX ...
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Meaning of legend value in Kernel Density? [duplicate]

I have done some analyses on the spatial distribution of traffic signs using kernel density, I used SQUARE_KILOMETERS in area unit, the output is good and clear, but I don't understand the meaning of ...
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How to use bandwidth matrix from R in Kernel Density tool in ArcMap?

I want to calculate and map kernel densities using ArcGIS (10.5 so I am unable to use GME). I calculated a bandwidth matrix using the plugin method in the ks package in R. How can I input and use that ...
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How to Iterate Across Fields as Inputs for a single tool (Kernel Density) in ArcGIS ModelBuilder [duplicate]

I am trying to make Employment Distribution of map of a given area in ArcGIS. All the employment information is in this one point shapefile from Census. Different fields show different number of ...
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Error while using kde function in GME

Not sure if anyone else has encountered this error. I'm trying to use the kde command to generate some kernel density raster layers based on a shapefile. The error reads as follows: Error: An ...
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Heatmap Kernel Density QGIS

I am trying to understand the output of the heatmap tool of QGIS (kernel density). For this reason I created a kernel density map for a single point that has a projected coordinate system (epsg: 21781)...
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Kernel Density Tool - Can't change Area Unit?

When I pull up the Kernel Density tool in ArcMap Desktop 10.5.1 I can choose different options for the Area Unit. As soon as I choose a point input feature class, this feature becomes grayed out and ...
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Creating a Heatmap Raster GeoTIFF in R

Is there a way to create a raster heatmap (aka 2d kernel density) from point data in R which can then be exported as a geoTIFF file? I'm able to create a heatmap in R easily using ggplot2's ...
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Spatial interpolation from categorical data in R

I have a spatial point data set, where each point represents a person pronouncing a word in a specific fashion. Let's say I have six different pronunciations. In an earlier iteration, I aggregated ...
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Calculating Kernel Densities Using A Loop in Geospatial Modeling Environment

I'm currently trying to loop through my shapefile of telemetry locations to calculate kernel densities using the 'PLUGIN' bandwidth. I tried the following code in R to create a script that can be ...
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Network Based Kernel Density estimation Guiding Module for ArcGIS Desktop?

I need a guidance module for performing Network Based Kernel Density Estimation in ArcGIS 10.5. When I was going through several answers here, I saw Nearest Neighbor Analysis for route events about an ...
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Seasonal changes in habitat use from radio tracking data - how to analyse?

I've been given some data to analyse on deer movements. I have data for the movements of 10 deer over a year period. There are 35 GPS locations per dear for each season (4 seasons). I would like to ...
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Boundary of output raster for kernel density tool not congruent w shapefile boundary [closed]

I am using the Kernel Density tool in ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1 to visualize population density around two metro area transit lines. According to ESRI: "The Kernel Density tool uses an algorithm to ...
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Kernel density and polygons

need a work around to produce a kernel density map of polygons (national parks system) layer at 30m grid cell and 500m bandwidth. the kernel density tool in ArcGIS 10 does not work with polygons. ...
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Conducting kernel density on shapefile containing 600,000 points in ArcGIS Desktop

I have an shapefile with 600,000 points (they are air parcels). The only parameter that is in the attribute table of this shapefile is X and Y coordinates. A part of this attribute table is like this: ...
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How to explain the spatial relation of forest loss hotspots with several others variables

I am doing a research in categorizing and ordering of the factor affecting/fostering the creation of the forest loss hotspots. I have following data. Point location of forest losses from which i ...
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Publish Kernel Density Layer Which is Transparent

I am using ArcGIS Pro 1.4 to publish web layers which are the result of a kernel density operation. I am using mining data from MRDS for China. The raster layers were created and published to AGOL ...
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Point Density Percentage Changes

I'm hoping to find out the methodology for mapping increases and decreases in point based occurrences from multiple tables. Eventual output: A map displaying point density/kernel density increases ...
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Near analysis by group

I am performing a Near analysis by group (https://blogs.esri.com/esri/arcgis/2010/09/16/nearbygroup/) on points: Points following each others linearly represent structures. They have same attribute. ...
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Mapserver - Kernel Density Layer - weight

I have created a map file broadly as shown below. I then created 6 points as in the DATA_TABLE. The 3 on the left have val 100 and the three on the right have val 1. When I view this layer it renders ...
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How to enable LSCV bandwidth on AniMove 1.4.2 (QGis 2.14.4)?

I'm trying to make some Kernel Analysis for animals home range and the option "LSCV" of bandwidth selection isn't appearing, the plugin give me only three options (rule of thumb (Scott), rule of thumb ...
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Calculating density using information linked to polygons?

I'm fairly new at GIS and am using ArcMap to calculate the population density of lizards on an island. On our island, we have about 80 trees, and each tree is mapped as a polygon on a single layer. We ...
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Using Ripley's K-Function and Kernel Density Estimation?

Having issues applying Ripley's K-Function and Kernel Density to apply to ACLED (Armed Conflict Location & Event Data) point pattern analysis. The issues relates to how do you know the correct ...
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Kernel Density Arcpy?

I have 3 point feature classes (test30, test90, test180) in a scratch.gdb. I would like to create a kernel density raster for each dataset. I would like the output of the kernel density raster to be ...
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R code for Kernel Density Estimation

During the process of doing kernel density in R, using UK crime data as data set. Below is the work I have done so far but encounter some issues: library(ks) library(raster) data1<-subset(data,...
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Overlap between two kernel densities in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have two different kernel reclassified raster files and I would like to find the overlap area between them, what I should do? I have tried Boolean operators and map algebra and it does not work.
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kde.points SpatialPixelsDataFrame to geojson

I have a multiple projected spatialpixelsdataframes produced from kde.points() and would like to use it in a leaflet map. Basically the same as Brunsdon example with the New Haven crime data, except ...