I have something like 10'000 locations on a Network. For all locations, I need now to get another location along the network with a specific individual pre-defined distance (I am working with ecological data and try to implement so called step-selection function on a species that moves on a network)
My shapefile looks like that:
Location (x/y) Distance
Now, I think I can use the service area in Network Analyst to get the polygons or lines to get the new locations (lets say A1-Ax, which have a distance of 56 m from A, B1-Bx with a distance of 360m from B etc.). However, I am at a loss how I can automatically calculate the new locations: Can I set the parameter "Distance" somewhere so that for every location the individual distance will be taken? How do I do that? And what is the best approach to get the locations (is it easier to get it from the polygons or from lines? And how to retreive them from there?)
Thanks a lot!