RemapValue Usage

Discussion created by wtgeographer on Apr 1, 2014
I successfully produce and empty cost raster at the end of this script. I am fairly confident it has something to do with RemapValue parameters? Does anyone know why my out put cost distance raster is empty?
import arcpy
import os
import time
from arcpy import env
from arcpy.sa import *
from decimal import Decimal
env.overwriteOutput = 1

#Begin code
#To be ommitted ***"Hardcoded Testing"***
env.workspace = r'\\Scratch.gdb'
landuseRaster = r'\\Landuse_Raster_Clip'
subs = r'\\Subs_w_dist'
Field = 'Name'
destValue = 'Coulter'
originValue = 'Amarillo 34th St'

#Where clause sql expression
where_clause_destination = "\"{}\" = '{}'".format(Field,destValue) #produces: "Name" = 'Coulter'
where_clause_origin = "\"{}\" = '{}'".format(Field,originValue) #produces: "Name" = 'Amarillo 34th St'

#Make feature layer
arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management (subs, "origin_Selection", where_clause_destination)
arcpy.MakeFeatureLayer_management(subs, "destination_Selection", where_clause_destination)

# Process: Slope
arcpy.AddMessage("Computing slope...")
arcpy.gp.Slope_sa(raster_Clip, 'slope_Raster', "DEGREE", "3.2808333")

# Process: Slice
arcpy.gp.Slice_sa("slope_Raster", 'slice_Slope', "10", "NATURAL_BREAKS", "1")