track maximum distance from source

Discussion created by bexeross on Jun 25, 2013
Latest reply on Jun 26, 2013 by SWalbridge-esristaff
Hi All,

I wonder if you can help me. I have an original point shapefile mapping the location of particles over time released from multiple source locations. This can be turned into a line shapefile showing the tracks of the particles as I have a track ID and a time field to order my sequence of points. What I'm looking for is a way to find the euclidean distance between the source and the furthest point of each line which is not necessarily the end point as the tracks can snake around and loop back on themselves. Does anyone have any ideas? With 16 release locations with 365 tracks each hopefully I can find some quick and easy way to figure this out?

Many thanks for you time and help!

All the best,