aaronwilson

Creating distance values for least cost paths

Discussion created by aaronwilson on Jun 9, 2010
Hi, I'm using 9.3.1. I've created a cost distance raster from a DEM using the spatial analyst tools, and using Cost Path I can draw least-cost paths between one set of points (the sources) and another (the destinations). However, I want to generate values for each source point that indicate the "nearness" of that point to the closest destination based not on Euclidean distance but the length and "difficulty" of the least-cost path. Essentially, I want to quantify all of the paths (attaching them to each source point) that I created with the Cost Path tool. How do I do that?

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