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Measuring the location of a point in an image

You can get point and centroid locations from any georeferenced raster dataset, mosaic dataset, or image service. A DEM is required if making measurements in 3D.

Tip:

The units for these measurements can be changed in the Mensuration Results pane.

Getting measurements at a point

The Point Location tool Locate a Point identifies the location of a point.

  1. Click the layer in the Contents pane.
  2. Click the Imagery tab.
  3. In the Mensuration group, click the drop-down arrow to display the measurement gallery, and choose the Point tool.
  4. Click a point in the image.

Finding the centroid and its measurements

The Centroid tool Centroid tool calculates the centroid location of an area.

On the Mensuration Options dialog box, define an Elevation dataset to refine the calculation that accounts for topography.

  1. Click the layer in the Contents pane.
  2. Click the Imagery tab.
  3. In the Mensuration group, click the drop-down arrow to display the measurement gallery, and choose the Centroid tool.
  4. Draw a polygon by clicking points along the feature from which the centroid will be derived.

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