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Improve your scientific analysis with one simple trick!


When we talk about scientific data, the term is kind of a catch-all that really refers to three data formats commonly used in the scientific community: NetCDF, HDF, and GRIB. If a normal raster is a grid where each block … Continue reading

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Broken Image Service Layers on ArcGIS Server for Linux

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If you create a mosaic dataset in a file geodatabase on a Windows machine, and then copy it over to a Linux machine, your paths within the mosaic dataset will be incorrect. To publish the Windows mosaic dataset as an … Continue reading

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Is your mosaic dataset doing okay?


Is there something wrong with your mosaic dataset?  Or are you wondering if it can be optimized? Have you tried analyzing your mosaic dataset?

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Table or Raster Data – which Raster Type is correct for a derived mosaic dataset


A derived mosaic dataset is a mosaic dataset that is created from adding other mosaic datasets into it. When populating a derived mosaic dataset, it is okay to use either the Raster Dataset or Table as your raster type. The … Continue reading

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Using tiled images with coordinates stored in a table

There’s a lot of tiled imagery out there that gets delivered to people without any coordinates stored with the files. Often the coordinate information exists but it’s stored in a table. So how do you view it in ArcGIS. Continue reading

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Scanned Map template – Working with CADRG/ECRG data in a mosaic dataset


Esri has compiled and uploaded a Scanned Map Template to ArcGIS.com. The Scanned Maps Template is designed to teach you how to add military scanned map data in CADRG/ECRG format to mosaic datasets.

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“No editable layers” when trying to edit the footprint table within a mosaic dataset


This blog is based on a true story from a forum post.  Hopefully it will help others that have the same issue. Problem: I have created a mosaic dataset and added a raster in it. Then I opened the attributes … Continue reading

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Deleting a mosaic dataset properly


Like any other data type, you can delete a mosaic dataset by right-clicking on it within the Catalog window, and choosing Delete. However this simply deletes the mosaic dataset from the geodatabase. All of the associated files and tables that … Continue reading

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Why can’t I use the mensuration tools on my imagery?


In order to be able to use the mensuration tools your imagery, ArcGIS needs the sensor model information and/or sun angle information – depending on which type of measurement you trying to do. Typically, processed or tiled imagery such as … Continue reading

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How does a mosaic dataset handle source data with different geographic transformations?


Last week’s blog dealt with how a mosaic dataset handles different projections. In response to that blog, there were several of users that then wondered how a mosaic dataset handles data with different geographic transformations. In order for a mosaic … Continue reading

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