Questions tagged [kernel-density]

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

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How to fix this Heatmap script from failing SQL expression (integer/string?) using arcpy (ArcMap 10.5)?

I have a heatmap script that will eventually print 10 PDF maps. At the moment it is failing at the SQL expression in the Make Feature Layer right before Kernel Density Raster creation because the ...
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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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Showing specific kernel density contours using QGIS Animove?

This is more a graphics question (I calculated all the important stuff in R), but is it possible to edit the Kernel Density Estimation (KDE) output layers given by the Animove plugin to show only the ...
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Understanding 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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Unique values from Kernel Density

I have calculated Kernel Density for feature class "fc" using following code: dens = KernelDensity(fc,"NONE", 1, SearchRadius, "SQUARE_METERS", "DENSITIES", "PLANAR") The raster attribute table: I ...
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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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Trouble interpreting zonal statistics as table output

Consider this a follow-up to this question. I transformed a census block group vector map (decided to use this instead of census tracts) into a raster map and generated a kernel density map using ...
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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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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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Creating density map from point data in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have point data, where one point represents one 1 storm water outfall, looks like this: (point data is across all of Long Island, New York). I am having a bit of difficulty finding the best tool ...
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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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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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R Spatial Kernel Density Estimation

I am new on spatial kernel density estimation with r and need some suggestions. Saying, I like to estimate the density for some event occurring at a location, for example, the probability of ...
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Calculating road density in R using kernel density? [closed]

I have a large (~70MB) shapefile of roads and want to convert this to a raster with road density in each cell. Ideally I'd like to do this in R along with GDAL command line tools if necessary. My ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Kernel vs Point density [closed]

Can someone give me an example each where these two tools would be appropriate to use. I kind of understood what each of them does but can't seem to figure out examples where one would be more ...
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Calculate employment density using LEHD Census Data in ArcGIS

I have data from the Census Bureau's LEHD files that record number of jobs within blocks groups. I want to convert the number of data in the LEHD into a feature that I can use to calculate block ...
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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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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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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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How to use GRASS v.kernel to calculate point densities along a network?

In a road network, I need to select the segments where a minimum of 5 dots occur (1 dot = 1 address) over a distance of 100 m (the image attached illustrates my question). I'm trying to use GRASS v....
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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 choose a GRASS kernel density function?

I'm starting to use the Grass module on QGIS, and I want to do a heatmap, so, I'm creating a new surface using the kernel function. But, GRASS come with 7 types of kernel functions, how do I know ...
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Why does connect to Excel spreadsheet through ArcPy give ERROR 000582?

My ultimate goal is to automate kernel density analysis on xy data from a table. I am trying to learn Python but I am very new. I built a simple model to take table data and display xy data. When I ...
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Simplifying land cover classification in QGIS?

I have recently completed a land use classification using over 100 ROIs for 5 different land cover classes and it has developed what looks like a highly specific spectral signature for each class. ...
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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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Automating Isopleths in GME?

Is there an easy way to batch generate isopleths in GME? I have a set of 109 different kernel density estimates that I need to make 50% and 95% isopleths for, but in the interest of saving time and ...
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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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Kernel density estimation across multiple UTM zones [closed]

I'm trying to compare the spatial distribution between two groups of fishing locations (for each of several different years) in the Bering Sea (lat's ~53 to 65N, long's ~ -178 to -158W. My preliminary ...
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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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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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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 ...