Point to Raster
I have an interesting issue with conversion of point to raster. Using the ArcToolbox > Conversion tools I select Point to Raster. The points are at a known lat/long of 0.05dd each way. I set my cell at 0.05 to match, and all appears to work ok. When I set a display to bilinear or cubic, the result is in the attached image.
If I convert points to raster using 3D Analyst > Natural Neighbours with 0.05dd I don't get this problem.
Any ideas anyone?
Mapping Center Answer:
The reason is that Natural Neighbors is using point interpoliation. Bilinear and cubic are raster resampling/interpolation methods. They are different processes for different kinds of data.
What you're seeing is effectively that you have too few points to sample from. Try using a cell size of 0.25.
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