Shadow Impact Analysis is a configuration of ArcGIS Pro that can used by local government staff to evaluate the shadow impact of proposed or existing buildings on the surrounding community.
For example, planners and architects can use Shadow Impact Analysis to determine the additional shadow impact of a proposed development on a neighboring public park or school playground for any day in the year.
Shadow Impact Analysis requires specific software.
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When you download Shadow Impact Analysis, you'll find the following files:
|MapsandGeodatabase||EvaluateShadows.aprx||An ArcGIS Pro project used to evaluate shadow impact of proposed or existing buildings on the surrounding Local Government Scene.|
|EvaluateShadows.tbx||A toolbox with tools used to calculate shadow impact.|
|LayerFiles||A folder containing layer files to symbolize your shadow results.|
|EvaluateShadows.gdb||A geodatabase with content used to calculate the shadow impact.|
|ProposedDevelopment.gdb||A geodatabase with proposed development content.|
|RulePackages||A folder containing rule packages to sample the features.|
|Output||A folder containing results of the shadow comparison.|
Below are the release dates and notes for Shadow Impact Analysis.