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How To: Load discrete imagery data into an existing ArcSDE raster dataset

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to load discrete imagery data into an existing ArcSDE geodatabase raster dataset using ArcCatalog.

Procedure

Follow the steps below.

  1. Right-click on the raster dataset and select Load, then 'Load Data.'
  2. Navigate to and select the source image for the 'Input Raster' text box and click Add.
  3. Select 'Last' from the 'Mosaic Colormap Mode' dropdown list.

    Note:
    ArcGIS reads the existing raster dataset colormap using 'First'.

  4. Accept default values for remaining options and click OK.
  5. Right-click on raster dataset and select 'Calculate Statistics', if applicable.