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The Curvature tool produces extremely high output values when the input raster dataset is of high spatial resolution.

Last Published: January 5, 2017 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000092243
SubmittedNovember 17, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit
StatusKnown Limit

Additional Information

Cell values in the output curvature result are correctly calculated based on the curvature equation The values are very high because cell size and thus L value in the equation is very small, which is 1 in this case.


Running the tool from the Neighborhood tool that smoothes the data produces better results.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000092243


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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