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ArcGIS for Desktop Cookbook by Daniela Cristiana Docan

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Working with Cell Statistics

ArcGIS Spatial Analyst classifies the statistical functions in three basic groups: local, neighborhood, and zonal. In this recipe, you will work with the Local Cell Statistics tool. The Cell Statistics function compares the corresponding cells in two or more raster datasets and calculates descriptive statistics, such as: Majority, Mean, Median, or Standard Deviation.

Note

For theoretical aspects about statistical methods, please refer to Statistical Methods For Geography, Peter Rogerson, SAGE Publications Ltd., Inc., 2001.

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In the previous recipe, Working with Map Algebra, you have updated the LandUse raster dataset with new forest and fruit orchard sites. In this recipe, you will compare the LandUse raster ...

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