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Create new weighted raster from DEM and polygons

Question asked by dbh10 on Jan 31, 2020
Latest reply on Feb 8, 2020 by Dan_Patterson

I am attempting to create a new, weighted raster from the combination of a regional DEM and a polygon shapefile.  I've attached an image - the DEM is the background - the red/yellow region -- and the black polygons are from the shapefile.

 

What I am attempting to achieve is a new raster where the cell values represented by the polygons are 1 and everything else is zero.  I would like the new raster to have the same extent as the original DEM.

 

I've tried a few approaches, using Clip to "cut" out the polygons and then Raster Calculator Con function to set various cells to zero but it seems very convoluted.  Wondering if there is a cleaner approach?  

 

Thanks in advance.

Dave

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