An overview of the Multidimensional Analysis toolset in Spatial Analyst

Available with Spatial Analyst license.

Available with Image Analyst license.

The tools in the Multidimensional Analysis toolset allow you to perform analysis on scientific raster data across multiple variables and dimensions.

Multidimensional data represents data captured at multiple times, depths, and heights. This type of data is commonly used in atmospheric, oceanographic, and earth sciences, and the data structure is sometimes referred to as a data cube or an image cube. In ArcGIS Pro, you can manage, visualize, and analyze multidimensional raster data in multiple formats including netCDF, HDF, GRIB, the multidimensional mosaic dataset, and Esri's Cloud Raster Format (CRF).

The following table lists the available tools and provides a brief description of each.


Aggregate Multidimensional Raster

Generates a multidimensional raster dataset by combining existing multidimensional raster variables along a dimension.

Dimensional Moving Statistics

Calculates statistics over a moving window on multidimensional data along a specified dimension.

Generate Multidimensional Anomaly

Computes the anomaly for each slice in an existing multidimensional raster to generate a new multidimensional raster.

Tools in the Multidimensional Analysis toolset

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