• How to extract raster values at point locations?

    Many a times, in your analysis, you might need to extract values from rasters based on point locations. The Spatial Analyst extension offers several tools that can do this for you, those being Extract Values to Points...
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  • Introducing the Raster Cell Iterator

    Have you ever wished you could easily interact with raster datasets in ArcGIS Pro at an individual cell level? Be able to read and write cell values directly, and create your own custom analysis routines? Look no furt...
  • Unleash the power of RasterCellIterator to perform custom raster analysis

    If you’ve read through the Introducing the Raster Cell Iterator blog, you’ll be familiar with the basic concepts of the Raster Cell Iterator (RCI), a new ArcPy class added in ArcGIS Pro...
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  • What’s New for Spatial Analyst and Raster Analysis in ArcGIS Pro 2.5

    Do you use Spatial Analyst extension for performing raster analysis?  With the release of ArcGIS Pro 2.5, we have made significant changes in the areas of distance analysis, multidimensional raster analysis, and ...
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  • What's New in the Spatial Analyst Distance Toolset in Pro 2.5

    The Spatial Analyst team has made some important improvements in the Distance toolset for ArcGIS Pro 2.5. We have significantly improved the precision of the geoprocessing tools in the Distance toolset and t...
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  • Introducing the new resolution preserving cell size projection method

    ArcGIS Pro 2.3 and ArcMap 10.7 Spatial Analyst tools now support a new environment, the Cell Size Projection Method, to control the calculation of the output raster cell size when datasets are projected during to...
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  • Creating accumulative cost surfaces using directional data

    The following question was recently posted to GeoNet: “I want to add wind direction and strength to a cost distance surface. How do I create a raster surface which incorporates these two factors&hellip...
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  • Doing more with Euclidean Distance: Barriers and Paths

    Currently, Euclidean Distance Mapping geoprocessing tools can be used to assign distance properties to raster cells. Example applications include distance from runways used as part of an airport noise model, or distan...
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  • Raster Analysis and Spatial Analyst session and events at UC 2019

    The 2019 Esri User Conference (July 8-12) is almost here. We here on the Raster Analysis team are busy practicing and polishing our presentations and are looking forward to showing you what we’ve been ...
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  • Spatial Analyst Resources

    The ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension provides a broad range of powerful spatial modeling and analysis capabilities, like distance analysis, suitability modeling, terrain analysis, surface modeling, surface interpolati...
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  • Generalization tools for rasters...

    Scipy ndimage morphology … I am betting that is the first thought that popped into your head.  A new set of tools for the raster arsenal. But wait!  Their terminology is different than that used by A...
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  • Euclidean distance, allocation and other stuff...

    Your standard fare in raster world   Fill in some holes … 'buffer' a line... allocate space to stuff in space... identify unique regions Fancy names.  Nibble, Euclidean distance, Euclidean allocatio...
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  • Focal and Local Statistics for Rasters... the "Special Analyst"

    Striding - Sliding - Moving - Rolling   One of my favorite topics.   It was an innocuous question    How to count the adjacent cells that have a different value in a raster dataset?    ...
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  • What’s New for Spatial Analyst and Raster Analysis in ArcGIS Pro 2.2 and Desktop 10.6.1.

    As you will have heard, ArcGIS Pro 2.2, ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1, and ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1are now available for download!  If you use the Spatial Analyst extension, or do Raster Analysis in general, re...
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  • Getting the most out of Zonal Statistics

    When working with Zonal tools in the Spatial Analyst toolbox, have you occasionally gotten results that that you didn’t quite expect? Here we’ll cover a few scenarios where and why you might have run into ...
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  • Raster Analysis and Spatial Analyst Sessions at UC2018

    The 2018 Esri User Conference (July 9-13) is almost here – are you ready?  We here on the Spatial Analyst team are busy practicing and polishing our presentations, and are looking forward to showi...
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  • Executing Spatial Analyst Tools Using ArcGIS Pro SDK

    ArcGIS Pro SDK for .Net allows you to extend the ArcGIS Pro user interface by creating custom add-ins leveraging different GIS functionalities. In this blog, we will take a look at how to execute Spatial Analyst ...
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  • Multiprocessing with ArcGIS - Raster Analysis

    With growing raster dataset sizes, the processing times for analysis are becoming longer and longer. By employing concepts from parallel and distributed computing, we can improve performance and scalability of workflo...
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  • Reclassify Rasters... part II ... the "Special Analyst"

    The original Reclassify Rasters Simply...    Interesting if you have a function that would be a pain to implement in the spatial analyst since it would take a number of steps... ufunc ... Example follows.&#...
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  • Raster - Array conversion for multidimensional problems... 

    It isn't quite false advertising.  I will attribute it to an omission based on the needs of the many rather than on the needs of the few.   The story is in code... # ---- start with an array ------ a ...
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