A tool in some GIS software programs for performing algebraic operations on rasters.

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Averaging large number of raster layers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a large number of rasters (300+) I would like to average using Raster Calculator as is explained at How do I average a set of rasters? I know I can manually select each raster by double-...
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QGIS raster calculator: difference gives NaN for Landsat 8 scene

I'm strugling with the QGIS Raster Calculator, trying to get a NDVI image from a Landsat 8 scene (path 222, row 84, date 2015-11-15). The problem is, I'm consistently getting NaN values for all the ...
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Bands disappear after Raster Calculation ArcGIS [duplicate]

I have a tif file containing 36 bands. After I applied raster calculation on the file the bands aggregate into one single band which I don't want because I need them for further calculation. People ...
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GRASS 7 raster map calculator

I am new to GRASS and am trying to use it because I can't afford the Spatial Analyst extension in ArcGIS. I am trying to remove all of the values in a NDVI raster less than some value to exclude ...
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Cropping out overlapping raster areas from old maps?

I am trying to take out the white bordered areas from my crop lines from multiple PDF maps I georeferenced and now exist as rasters. My goal is to mosaic or merge them all together to have a seamless ...
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Raster calculator in Process Toolbox Qgis

I am not able to find the Raster Calculator in my process toolbox anymore, even though I worked with the Raster Calculator through the toolbox in the same version of QGIS (2.8) one month ago. It ...
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Getting values lower than specified using Con, Raster Calculator?

Expression used in raster calculator (ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop): Con(("%NDVI.tif%"> (-0.05)) & ("%Height_2015.tif%" >= 16), "%Height_2015.tif%", 0) I want an output raster containing ...
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Using raster calculator to show multiples of particular value?

How do I use raster calculator so that the new raster only shows multiples of 128? I'm not sure what the expression should be.
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How to get the inverse of a raster in ArcMap 10.1

I have a raster ranging from 0 to 80,000. I want to invert this, such that 80000 becomes 0.0000125. When I use a raster calculator as (1/x) it returns 1s where the were values and blank where there ...
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How to calculate the difference between two rasters in QGIS?

I have two similar rasters of the Mount Vesuvius and surroundings: one spans 20 kilometers, and the other one 50 kilometers. The two rasters are overlapping: What I would like to do is to create a ...
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Normalizing raster using raster calculator in ArcGIS 10.3.1?

I have been trying to 'range standardise' or normalise my raster values from 0-100 and I know how to do this mathematically: ("raster"-min("raster"))/(max("raster")-min("raster"))*100 and I have ...
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How can I calculate the percent of a raster cell covered by a polygon?

First, I am going to try and intersect a raster and a polygon shapefile. I'm not 100% sure how to do this (or if I need to do this for the next step), so if you have any suggestions please let me know!...
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con statement to change the default value in ArcGIS

I have obtained a flow accumulation map using Arc Hydro tools and obtained the default value in the range of 0-204567. Now I need to change these value by default so that it gives 1 instead of zero. I ...
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Problem with algebra formulas for work with gdal_calc.py

I'm trying to update some values of a raster based on another raster. 1st raster (A): landuse data (values from 10 to 240) 2nd raster (B): mask data (only nodata values and a given value, for ...
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unexpected output from raster calculator function

Working in ArcMap, I am trying to convert the logit values in raster into their actual probabilities (logistic regression,) using the following function: 1/(1+Exp(-"sn_topo_poly_log")) Ive used this ...
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problem with raster calculator syntax [closed]

I am trying to build a raster representing the output from a logistic regression model. i keep getting syntax errors. heres the script: -2.41-(15.97 * "Topographic_Predictors\wadem10m_annsolrad") - (...
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Iterate variables in Con statement in Raster Calculator- model builder

I have this formula which works fine in raster calculator on its own. Here is a simplified version of it: Con((("Trial_analysis\winter_pm" == 2)) & ("Wind_directions\winter_pm_WD" <=b) & (...
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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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Combining non-overlapping binary rasters with ArcGIS Raster Calculator?

The issues I keep seeing depend on unique combinations of values. I have three rocktype raster layers for area and they are edge-to-edge (they do not overlap). They each have "VALUE" fields and "...
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Curve Number equation

I have a floating point raster of Curve Numbers (70-91) and I'm attempting to use the curve number equation to create a weight raster for flow accumulation, to determine runoff for a single rainfall ...
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Raster calculator fails with large raster in QGIS

I'm working in QGIS 2.14.1 with a DEM ranging from 200 feet to 1600 feet elevation called "dem_3m_Zft1b" (geotiff, 16822 X 33349 cells, No-data =-9999) If I enter "dem_3m_Zft1b" > 0 in the ...
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Mapping habitat suitability using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have been having somewhat of an issue recently with one of my projections. I am currently trying to map out the preferable habitat for a species in Arcgis. To do this, I performed a GLMM in R and ...
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ArcMap raster calculator error 000539

Using ArcMap 10.3, I am trying to perform map algebra on a raster with 2013 annual PRISM precipitation for the U.S. (http://prism.oregonstate.edu/recent/). The raster has 1 band an is floating point. ...
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Recalculating raster based in number of cells?

I am working with binary rasters of fish species distributions (1=presence, 2=absence). I am looking to recalculate each raster in this way: Count the number of cells with value 1. Divide: 1/Number ...
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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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Is QGIS Raster calculator faulty?

I am trying to perform some rounding operations on rasters. I have used GDAL to convert the raster to an integer which is fine but now I want to /100 which should be simple in raster calculator but ...
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Conditional statement in raster calculator - ArcMap

I'm Just wondering how to incorporate a conditional statement basically to say: if value in raster >= 128, then put in new raster, otherwise make the values null. Basically the purpose of this is ...
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Why does SAGA raster calculator interpolate between cell values?

I have a raster layer with a series of integer values (classes) for each cell. I am trying to use the SAGA Raster Calculator module (called through QGIS) with conditional statements to reclassify each ...
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raster calculator fail to sum?

I am having a question about the raster calculation as I am trying to create a tool which I want to link with my python script to sum weight rasters but if failed to do so. here is my code: #*the ...
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How to update raster pixel values based on another raster with conditions in QGIS?

I have 2 land cover rasters. I want to update parts of the first raster with values from the second using QGIS. The workflow should be like this: 1. Select values equal to 30 and 34 in the first ...
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Calculating maximum value in Raster Calculator of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have MODIS NDVI data of four months and I have to calculate NDVImax. I am using the Raster Calculator of ArcGIS and have been using various algorithms like [MAX ("june2000", "july2000" , "...
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In ArcGIS raster calculator can you access the individual cells surrounding a central cell like you can in GRASS r.mapcalc

Is there a way to do the following in Raster Calculator in ArcGIS? In GRASS r.mapcalc you can access the cells surrounding the current cell by writing inputRaster[a,b] where a and b represent the ...
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Meaning of ERROR 000539: Error running expression: rcexec() <type 'exceptions.ImportError'>: No module named os?

In Raster Calculator using: (FocalSt_meanDEMtif5-FocalSt_minDEMtif1) / (FocalSt_maxDEMtif2-FocalSt_minDEMtif1) What is the meaning of ERROR 000539: Error running expression: rcexec() : No ...
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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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Compare euclidean distance with network distance

I have a raster file with euclidean distance. It contains information about how long it takes for a chopper to arrive to certain destinations. I then have a polygon made from a service area with ...
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Calculating Geometric Mean in Raster calculator

I am calculating Geometric Mean for land degradation mapping. I am applying following formula in ArcGIS 10.2- ("GW.img" * "LULC.img" * "Rain.img" * "Temp.img" * "Wind.img" * "NDVI.img" * "Livestock....
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How it can be made a spherical cap surface with qgis raster calculator

I would like to make a test in QGIS raster calculation: I'd like to make in a flat raster surface (0m as elevation) a kind of hill or dome with the spherical cap geometry formula. P is the point ...
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Why would having a reference string “boh@10” cause a crash?

When using the raster calculator in a pyqgis script, I have several layers to process. When it gets to "boh@10", the processCalculation() call crashes. I don't see anything in the code that requires ...
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Sediment transport index STI

To calculate the STI one applies the following formula in the raster calculator: Power(“FlowAccumulationArea_Raster”/22.13,0.6) * Power(Sin(“Slope_Raster”/0.0896),1.3) Now I have a problem which I ...
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Raster Calculator and Land Change with multiple classifications

I am looking at land cover data that is separated into three classes: upland, wetland, and open water. I have the data for varying years. I am interested in seeing how the land has changed over the ...
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Do rasters have to be of same extent for the QGIS Raster Calculator?

I am trying to use the Raster Calculator but, I get a raster with Nan values. My rasters are in the same projection system but, one of them, it is a classified landsat map which covers only some part ...
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Con statement in raster calculator Arc GIS 10.3

I have four rasters (A, B, C, D) based on which my classification works. The con statement I have been using is posted below. My problem is when A_01 is 2. Area when A=2, if value of B is less than ...
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How to change value in raster layer?

I have created future temperature raster (tiff format) in ArcGIS. However I want all pixel's value to be multiply with 10 (constant value). I tried to use con tool and raster calculator in spatial ...
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Summing pixel values from several raster layers with partial overlap in QGIS?

I have several presence maps (rasters values 1 and 0) from different species. They are all from South America, but they do not have the same extend (i.e., different sizes). So, I am trying to ...
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Raster conditional tool unexpected results. What's wrong?

I have a DEM raster (High: 53441, Low: -3444, unit: cms) with negative values, and I want to make all values 100 or less to be 100. I've tried Raster Calculator, and also python. I've got the same ...
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Conditional statement in ArcGIS Raster Calculator?

I am new to Arcmap... I want to make a conditional statement in Raster calculator that checks if the pixel does not contain water or forest value ,, assign them snow as 1 and vice versa... Like the ...
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Reclass a raster based off a percentage of the COUNT values using Con

I have a raster with a VALUE field and a COUNT field. I've sorted (descending) the VALUE field. Now I want to run a Con statement or a reclass to create a new raster based off the top 20% of the SUM ...
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Markov chains, cellular automata, and raster algebra

I need to build a probabilistic cellular automaton for simulating land-use changes and am wondering how to implement this in a GIS. I understand that Markov chains are a way of doing this, and IDRISI ...
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How to replace raster values in one Raster with another [duplicate]

I have two raster files in ArcGIS 10.1, raster 1 and raster 2 all with values and similar spatial resolutions, and overlay in some areas. I want to replace values in raster 1 with those in raster 2 ...
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Adding all Binary Rasters in a Directory Using Raster Calculator in a Standalone Python Script

I have a directory with binary raster files (1 band only) which I need to add in a standalone python script. The problem is the rasters have different number of rows and columns and different ...