What is the Spatial Analyst extension?

ArcGIS Spatial Analyst provides a broad range of powerful spatial modeling and analysis capabilities. You can create, query, map, and analyze cell-based raster data; perform integrated raster/vector analysis; derive new information from existing data; query information across multiple data layers; and fully integrate cell-based raster data with traditional vector data sources.

Sample applications

With ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, some examples of the things you can accomplish include:

Listed above are only a few examples of the types of analysis you can perform with Spatial Analyst. By understanding and becoming familiar with the functionality available to you, many more spatial problems can be mapped, modelled and solved.

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