Calculates the aspect (direction of slope) for each cell of a raster. Aspect is measured in degrees from 0 to 360, starting clockwise from the north.
Each selected input band will be converted to a Real64 band with output values that represent the aspect. If an input band does not have a nodata value, the output band nodata value will be set to -1.
Input features must contain raster geometries only.
Raster features with the calculated aspect values will be output through this port.
Whether to calculate values at raster edges and near nodata values.
When this is set to No, there will be a one pixel border around the edge of the raster set to the nodata value. Additionally, when any pixel in the 3x3 window used to calculate the aspect value is equal to nodata, the output pixel will also be set to nodata.
When this is set to Yes, values around the edge and near nodata values will be estimated by interpolating missing values. Note that holes will not be filled in. That is, cells that are nodata in the input image will remain nodata in the output.
The algorithm used to calculate the aspect. Some analyses have suggested that Horn's formula is better suited to rougher terrain, whereas Zevenbergen & Thorne's formula is better for smooth terrain.
This transformer supports raster band selection. The RasterSelector can be used to modify this selection.
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