The Indonesian Journal of Geography

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Vol. 49, No. 2, December

Assessing the Capability of Sentinel-2A Data for Mapping Seagrass Percent Cover in Jerowaru, East Lombok
1. IntroductionThe coastal zone is essential to marine life and support a large part of the world's living marine resources [Short & Coles, 2001]. One of the most valuable resources in the coastal area is seagrass. Seagrass habitats provide various...
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Assessing the Spatial-Temporal Land Use Change and Encroachment Activities Due to Flood Hazard in North Coast of Central Java, Indonesia
1.IntroductionThe human expansion has changed land-cover and land-use patterns dramatically in global scale [Genxu et al., 2006] . Liu et al., [2014] mentioned that land use changes that were caused by human activities has influenced the characteristics...
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Pilot Implementation of Human-Centered Model in Disaster Management
1.IntroductionBased on the fact that Semarang city has a quite high potential of landslides occurrence in its almost area [Purba, 2014], human factors have to be considered since human is the most influenced party of the system if the disaster occurs...
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Urbanization and Regional Imbalances in Indonesia
1.IntroductionData of BPS (Badan Pusat Statistik/Central Board of Statistics) of the Republic of Indonesia [1997, 2007] showed that the proportion of urban population in Indonesia continued to expand, i.e. 22.3% in 1980 to 30.9% in 1990 and rose sharply...
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Review on Tsunami Risk Reduction in Indonesia Based on Coastal and Settlement Typology
1.IntroductionTsunami is a series of long waves caused by displacement of plate tectonics or in general, it is a seaquake. Velocity of tsunami waves could reach 170 km/h, but when it reached the superficial velocity decreases but the wave height increases....
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Heavy Metals Distribution in the Artisanal Gold Mining Area in Wonogiri
1.IntroductionThe problem of heavy metal contamination in soil is already understood to be harmful to the environment. The existence of contaminants in the soil may be caused by natural processes, but mostly due to human activities. Natural process that...
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Spatio -Temporal Analysis of Urban Crime Pattern and Its Implication for Abuja Municipal Area Council, Nigeria
1.IntroductionDifferent definitions exist for an urban area United Nations [2008], they also vary from one continent to another and from country to country on the basis of population, size of city, function or extent of built-up areas. It is a place-based...
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Applying Remote Sensing Technology and Geographic Information System in Batu, East Java
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionLandslide is land movement process, in which the soil moves vertically due to gravity-. The landslide can happen as the result- of heavy rain, steep slope, wea- thering,- variety of rock and geological...
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Geoecology Identification Using Landsat 8 for Spatial Planning in North Sulawesi Coastal
1.IntroductionThe term "Landscape Ecology" has been introduced by Carl Troll [1939] mated geography (landscape) with ecology. Geoecology explains the structure and function geo-ecosystem. Study peeling Geoecology more dominant landscape components consisting...
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Vol. 49, No. 1, June

Land Capability for Cattle-Farming in the Merapi Volcanic Slope of Sleman Regency Yogyakarta
1.IntroductionThe development of beef cattle in the rural areas were very depended on the availability of natural resources, especially land as a producer of forage. Even in rural areas today, there were conflict interests between agricultural land use...
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Geography and Communal Conflict in Indonesia
1.IntroductionEfforts to maintain collective security are at the heart of human history: from the earliest times, the recognition that human safety depends on collaboration has been a motivating factor for the formation of village communities, cities...
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Sandbar Formation in the Mesjid River Estuary, Rupat Strait, Riau Province, Indonesia
1.IntroductionAn estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of water that is either permanently or periodically open to the sea and which receives at least periodic discharge from a river(s), and thus, while its salinity is typically less than that...
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Geographically Weighted Regression Model for Poverty Analysis in Jambi Province
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionThe Asian Development Bank [ADB, 2009] reported that 82 percent of poor workers lived in rural area. Of all poor workers in rural area, 66 percent worked in non-formal agricultural sector and the...
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The Political Geography of Voters and Political Participation: Evidence from Local Election in Suburban Indonesia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionCurrently, Indonesia is known as one of the most liberal democracy countries in the world [Anwar, 2010], and in Southeast Asia as well, apart from Timor-Leste and the Philippines [Peou, 2014]. Therefore,...
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Spatial Temporal Analysis of Urban Heat Hazard on Education Area (University of Indonesia)
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionUrban heat is a normal phenomenon in the urban area. It is a consequence of urbanization process [Mirzaei & Haghighat, 2010], where air temperatures in densely built cities are higher than the...
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Building Ecoliteracy through Adiwiyata Program (Study at Adiwiyata School in Banda Aceh)
1.IntroductionHuman life is not detached from interaction with their environment. The fast growth of population and life standard improvement is the cause of the needs which increase significantly toward natural resources [Kayihan & Tonuk, 2012]....
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Infrastructural Facility and the Students' Academic Performance - A Critique
1. IntroductionInfrastructure plays a very important role in the growth process of an economy; thereby raising the level of productivity and also leads to a higher potential level of output for the future Infrastructure refers to the fundamental facilities...
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Regional Management of Areas with Indications of Urban Sprawl in the Surrounding Areas of Universitas Muhammadiyah, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1.IntroductionThis research defines the indications of urban sprawl as the outward spreading of urban physical features [Brian, 2016; Morote and Hernandez, 2016]. These indications are part of urban expansion [Oeslati et al., 2015; Dadi et al.,2016;...
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Use of Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) Method to Estimate the Effects of Location Attributes on the Residential Property Values
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionLocation is acknowledged as an important attribute of immovable objects such as land and improvements to land. In the last five decades or so, many studies have been conducted to investigate the...
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Vol. 48, No. 2, 2016

Navigational Aids Systems (Navaids) and Safety Measures of Aircraft: An Analysis
1. IntroductionAviation industry is the main industry that links Nigeria with the outside world thereby making it possible for Nigeria to be effectively integrated with the world economy and the opportunity to benefit from the economic, technological...
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Evaluation of Railway Level Crossing Attributes on Accident Causation in Lagos, Nigeria
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionIntersections remain some of the most eventfullocations within any transportation traffic system as they are commonly associated with commotion, tension, delays and accidents [Asenime, and Mobereola,...
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Quantitative Assessment of Remotely Sensed Data for Landcover Change and Environmental Management
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionLiterature reveals that spatial phenomen in the environment are vast and complex.These phenomena can be measured and represented in various ways as anything anywhere, whether tangible or intangible...
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Mode Choice of Undergraduates : A Case Study of Lecture Trips in Nigeria
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionUniversities are major trip generators [Tolley, 1996]. This is especially true in several medium sized university towns in Nigeria where campuses serve as the major trip attractors for students...
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Water Quality Characteristics of Jonge Telaga (Doline Pond) as Water Resources for the People of Semanu District Gunungkidul Regency
1. IntroductionKarst area is a landscape characterized by a unique hydrology. It makes karst a complex aquifer due to secondary porosity development, forming a more developed subsurface drainage and, hence, a rare surface drainage [Ford and Williams,...
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Application of Geographically Weighted Regression for Vulnerable Area Mapping of Leptospirosis in Bantul District
1. IntroductionGeographically Weighted Regression (GWR) is regression model that developed for data modeling with continuous respond variable and considering the spatial or location aspect. Spatial data have geographical reference (geographic coordinate)....
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USLE Estimation for Potential Erosion at Wae Heru Watershed and Wae Tonahitu Watershed, Ambon Island, Indonesia
1. IntroductionHydrological system is a combination of a complex interaction of several factors namely geomorphology, hydrogeology, biological processes in it and land use practice. Condition of hydrological system can affect redistribution of subsurface...
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Change Phenomena of Spatial Physical in the Dynamics of Development in Urban Fringe Area
1. IntroductionHertasning-Samata area is in the urban fringe of Makassar City which is directly connected with Mamminasata Metropolitan area. This direct connection is, especially, with urban region of Sungguminasa City, Gowa Regency.It is identified...
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Use of Space and the Need for Planning in the Disaster-Prone Area of Code River, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1. IntroductionVolcanic catastrophes constitute a major problem in many countries. In recent years, population growth and the expansion of settlements have greatly increased the impact of volcanic disasters [Pareschi, et al. 1999]. Volcanoes can produce...
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Vol. 48, No. 1, 2016

Spatial Distribution of Trace Elements in Rice Field at Prafi District Manokwari
1. IntroductionGeostatistical application is widely used in soil science, since geo-statistics offers tools that enable to describe the spatial pattern of soil characteristics. By using geo-statistics, it is possible to assess uncertainty of non-sampled...
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Indonesia's Forest Resource Monitoring
1.IntroductionIndonesia is home to the world's third largest tropical forest with tremendously high biodiversity values. It's unfortunate that for years the remarkable forest has been reported in experiencing second and even highest deforestation [e.g....
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Assessment of Recreational Facilities in Federal Capital City, Abuja, Nigeria
1.IntroductionRecreation is an essential part of human life and exists in many different forms, which are shaped naturally by individual interests but also by the surrounding social construction. Recreational activities can be communal or solitary, active...
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Urbanization and Condition of Urban Slums in India
1.IntroductionUrbanization is realized only when there is a higher rate of growth of urban population compared to rural population. The maj or components ofpopulation growth in any area are natural increase and migration. However, in case of urban population,...
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Model Development on Awareness of Education for Sustainable Schools Development in Malaysia
1.IntroductionSustainability is a main agenda of the world. UNESCO [2010] has taken the initiative to implement the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development 2005-2014 (DefSD). Even the sustainability efforts of sustainable development has become...
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Groundwater Salinity Distribution in Sub-District Kedung, District Jepara
1.IntroductionWater is a natural resource that has a very important role for life on Earth [Todd & Mays, 2005]. Of total amount of water on earth, the percentage of 0.001% for atmospheric ; 99,374% for the surface water while the ground water is...
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Regional Resource Management Based on Landscape Ecology in Northern Muria Peninsula, Central Java
1. IntroductionThe concept of ecological landscapes or geoecology can be applied in various fields. This concept is widely used in inventory and resource management in countries of Europe and America. However, this concept has not been widely used in...
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Youth Migration in Indonesia: Decision to Move and to Choose Destination Areas
1. IntroductionIn many countries, young people dominate migration flows and they are known as the most mobile age group. In Indonesia, recent census by Indonesian's Statistics Bureau [BPS, 2011] reported that about 30 percent of migrant population in...
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Mapping of Traffic-Related Air Pollution Using GIS Techniques in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria
1. IntroductionAir pollution is any atmospheric condition in which certain substances present in such concentrations and duration that they may produce harmful effects on man and his environment [World Bank, 2003; Cohen et al., 2004; Brezzi and Sanchez-Serra;...
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Spatial Settlement Pattern in Laweyan as Supportive Batik Production Activities
1. IntroductionKampung Laweyan grew in the midst of royal society bureaucrats and civilians. Sociologically, it can be said that Laweyan was enclave society [Soedarmono, 1987]. The existence of these communities were very different from the larger community...
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Farmers Commitment in Maintaining Wetted Land Ownership Status in Peri-Urban Area of Yogyakarta
1. IntroductionThe city development of Yogyakarta toward Sleman and Bantul gave impact in the increasing of the competition for land become out of control [Sudrajat, 2010]. Whereas on the one hand there is an urge for agriculture to meet the food needs...
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Change Phenomena of Spatial Physical in the Dynamics of Development in Urban Fringe Area
1. IntroductionHertasning-Samata area is in the urban fringe of Makassar City which is directly connected with Mamminasata Metropolitan area. This direct connection is, especially, with urban region of Sungguminasa City, Gowa Regency.It is identified...
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Mode Choice of Undergraduates: A Case Study of Lecture Trips in Nigeria
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionUniversities are major trip generators [Tolley, 1996]. This is especially true in several medium sized university towns in Nigeria where campuses serve as the major trip attractors for students...
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Vol. 47, No. 2, December

Analysis of Leadership Flexibility Capability of District/City Public Health Department in North Sumatra
1. IntroductionLeadership style is the way a leader in the effort to implement activities guide, guiding, directing and controlling the thoughts, feelings or behavior of someone or some people to achieve certain goals. Many leadership styles affect the...
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Impacts of Human Activities on Tree Species Composition along the Forest Savanna Boundary in Nigeria
1. IntroductionClimatic variations have been reported as a major factor in changes in species composition along the forest/ savanna ecotones. Paleo-environmental reconstruction has shown that dry periods led to forest recession in favour of savanna in...
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Land Use Projection for Spatial Plan Consistency in Jabodetabek
1. IntroductionJakarta as well as capital of the state and also capital of government, has great interests. The high economic activity and availability of facilities and infrastructure caused Jakarta has a high interest to people around Jakarta and also...
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OpenLISEM Flash Flood Modelling Application in Logung Sub-Catchment, Central Java
1. IntroductionFlood is the most common natural disaster that occurred almost in every province in Indonesia every year which the frequency and intensity are increasing in the past decades. According to the Emergency Disasters Database, a global database...
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Spatial Zonation Model of Local Irrigation System Sustainability (A Case of Subak System in Bali)
1. IntroductionCulture-based agriculture and tourism development is the basic potential that becomes the mainstay of Bali development. The cultural uniqueness in Balinese agricultural system is practiced by the traditional institution called subak. This...
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Climate Change Dynamics and Imperatives for Food Security in Nigeria
1. IntroductionIt has been suggested that by 2050, air temperatures above 30°C will be common in East and Southern Africa and that shorter growing seasons in East and West Africa may make cropping an even more risky enterprise (Ericksen et al., 2011)....
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FCD Application of Landsat for Monitoring Mangrove in Central Kalimantan
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. IntroductionMangrove forests are extremely important coastal resources, which are vital to our socio-economic development. A vast majority of human population lives in coastal area, and most communities depend...
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Geographic Information System-Based Spatial Analysis of Agricultural Land Suitability in Yogyakarta
1. IntroductionAgricultural sector is largest employment providers. Most people whose main works are in agricultural sector are still traditional and domestic in scale in terms of land management. Family farms are not economically able to support viable...
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Effects of Management Practices on Soil Nutrient Levels in Sabke Catchment Area, Nigeria
1. IntroductionOne issue that is of much scientific interest to resource managers in drylands of Africa is the ways in which land management practices are influencing soil nutrient levels. This is particularly so because nutrient levels is one major...
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Landform Control on Settlement Distribution Pattern in Progo Delta, Indonesia
1. IntroductionSettlement is a place used by a group of people in conducting their social and economic activities as substantial parts of their life sustainability (Yunus, 2005, 2007). The existence of a settlement in an area represents a harmonious...
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Land Use Planning for Brackish Water Shrimp Ponds in the North Coast of Tuban, Indonesia
1. IntroductionIndonesia is the largest archipelago in the world (AsianInfo.org, 2015) with as many as 13,466 islands (Indonesian Geospatial Information Agency, 2014) and a coastal length of 99,093 km (National Geographic Indonesia, 2015), thus placing...
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Vol. 47, No. 1, June

Capabilities and Gaps Assessments of Urban Air Quality Management in Uganda
I. IntroductionLarge cities across the globe are today facing a pervasive and insuperable problem of air pollution. According to the 2014 World Health Organisation Report, in 2012 about 3.7 million premature deaths occurred across the globe due to exposure...
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The Dynamics of Spatial Structure and Spatial Pattern Changes at the Fringe Area of Makassar City
I. IntroductionActivity function shift at the down town of Makassar City is identified as the consequence of modernization and globalization factors, while by the time urbanization occurs, it directly causes land use conversion which occurs intensively...
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Relationships between Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and Rainfall Distribution Pattern in South-Central Java, Indonesia
I. IntroductionIn Indonesia, rainfall distribution pattern correlates with global climate indices, such as the sea surface temperature (SST) [Saji et al., 1999]. SST fluctuations are most pronounced around Indonesia and in the nearby tropical Pacific...
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Socio-Economic Factors Assessment Affecting the Adoption of Soil Conservation Technologies on Rwenzori Mountain
I. IntroductionSoil has been of particular interest to man since the beginning of organized agriculture many thousands of years ago. Brader [1994] observes no single resource is more important to the achievement of sustainable agriculture than soil,...
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Travel Characteristics and Commuting Pattern of Lagos Metropolis Residents: An Assessment
I. IntroductionSpatial interaction in urban setting could be of at least two types namely; those that involve physical contacts like day-to-day movements of people and those that do not require such contact like telephoning. Particularly important movements...
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Usual Source of Treatment in Northeast India
I. IntroductionBehavior of human being relating to treatment and health is a complex phenomenon. Each individual community practices their particular way of lives and perceives healthcare services differently from others [Chin and Noor, 2014], thereby...
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Natural Resources Investment of Oil and Gas and Regional Development Impact on Community Empowerment
I. IntroductionThe development of natural resources has played a significant role in the expansion of many regional economies around the world. Despite this important role, research on the relationship between natural resources and regional development...
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The Rise and Tide of the Minangkabau Traditional Trading in Kuala Lumpur: A Preliminary Research
I. IntroductionThe Minangkabau traders came to Kuala Lumpur four decades ago to run business in informal sectors in four main locations, those are Kampung Baru (Pasar Minggu, Jalan Raja Alang, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Chow Kit), Kampung Dato'...
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Social Action of Conversion in Islamic Art: Study on the Larasmadya Art Form in the Sleman Geocultural Region
I. IntroductionIn the Sleman region, there are many art forms having an Islamic nature. The Islamic nature is indicated by, among others, the use of the musical instrument called terbang or rebana accompanying vocal text containing Islamic hymns or elements...
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Geospatial Analysis of Road Traffic Accidents, Injuries and Deaths in Nigeria
I. IntroductionRoad traffic accidents (RTAs) are unquestionably one of the many scourges afflicting the world with a greater impact on developing countries [World Health Organization, 2013]. Over 1.24 million die as a result of RTAs annually in the world...
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Operation Planning Reservoir with Linear Programming Optimization Model for Water Demand of the Community in Aceh Besar District
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. IntroductionOn the condition before building a dam, Aceh Besar district often a shortage of water for the needs of the community, so that people difficulty in doing their activities. There is a river in the...
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Vol. 46, No. 2, December

Spatio Temporal Analysis of Land Use Change for Supporting Landslide Exposure Assessment
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. IntroductionDespite the fact that landslides can be triggered by rainfall, earthquake or volcanic eruption, increasing development into the hillslope areas caused by pressure of raising population and urbanization...
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Determination of Coastal Belt in the Disaster Prone Area: A Case Study in the Coastal Area of Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
I. IntroductionThe southern coast of Java Island is a part of the Indonesia archipelago that faces directly to the subduction zone in the Indian Ocean. Collision between the India-Australian and Eurasian Plate results in endogenic activitis cause the...
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Impacts of Land Cover Change on Climate Trend in Padang Indonesia
I. IntroductionLand cover change is an urban development phenomenon that is difficult to solve. This is due to the urban development which directly change natural land functions. In line with the urban development caused the pressure on forest land conversion...
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Analysis Community's Coping Strategies and Local Risk Governance Framework in Relation to Landslide
I. IntroductionOne of hazards occurred frequently in Indonesia is landslide. Generally, landslides mostly occurred in rural areas with hilly topography and close to volcanoes. It is commonly found that the soil condition in this area is fertile with...
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An Examination of the Determinants of the Mode of Transport to Primary Health Facilities in A Developing Region
I. IntroductionAccess to primary health facilities is an important determinant of the overall well being of any given population in an area [Obrist et al., 2007; Kumar, 1999; Guagliardo & Mark, 2004; Bagheri, et al., 2005, Jean-Frederic, et al.,...
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Agricultural Loss Caused by 2007 Sidoharjo's Flood and Its Household Impact
1. IntroductionSragen Regency which is located in the eastern part of Central Java province, Indonesia, is one of the areas traversed by Solo River, one of the longest rivers in Indonesia. The existence of the river support the agricultural sector in...
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Characterization of Jos City Road Network, Nigeria
I. IntroductionThe term topology refers to the study of those properties of geometric objects that remain invariant under certain transformations such as bending or stretching [Massey, 1967 in Chang, 2010]. Geometric relationships between spatial objects...
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Evaluating the Integrated Environmental Management of Municipal Solid Waste in Osaka City, Japan
I. IntroductionAny use of resource on Earth will generate residues released into land, water bodies, and the atmosphere which need to be purged in the end. Naturally, Earth has the capacity to assimilate the residues so that they will be wiped out effortlessly....
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The Livelihood Analysis in Merapi Prone Area after 2010 Eruption
I. IntroductionMerapi volcano has erupted 61 times since the 15th century, with an average repose of 3.5 years [Thouret et ah, 2000]. According to both Thouret et al. [2000] and Barrett et al. [2001], some 60% of Java's population lives around active...
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Vol. 46, No. 1, June

The Spatial Effect of Fiscal Decentralisation on Regional Disparities: The Case from Indonesia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. IntroductionThe neoclassical theory lies in the idea of dimin- ishing returns that implies a long run equalization of development. This theory seeks to explain the deter- minants of regional convergence rate...
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Estimation of Carbon Stock Changes in above Ground Woody Biomass Due to Volcano Pyroclastic Flow and Pyroclastic Surge
I. IntroductionClimate change is indicated by warmed of global system. This phenomenon is strengthened by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) study [2007] that shows the increase in average temperature of air and ocean, the melting of...
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Urban Socio-Economic Variables and Intra-Urban Trips in Ogun State, Nigeria
I. IntroductionTrip generation, consequent upon human travel is inevitable. It takes place as a result of urge or desire to satisfy felt needs arising from the separation of land uses. In urban centers worldwide, human travels take place when residents...
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The Influence of Fishing Assets and Migration Time to Catch Squid Fisheries on Seasons Variability
I. IntroductionSquid fishermen from Tanjung Luar Lombok have fisheries activities at their own local marine, but with a few problems, the fishing starting to move to the fur- ther away from the marine where they lives. Since 1995, they catch up of squid...
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Constraints to Urban Planning and Management of Secondary Towns in Uganda
I. IntroductionLike most countries in Sub Saharan Africa, Uganda is experiencing rapid urbanisation. About 19% of the Uganda's population lives in urban areas and it is projected that by 2050 half of Uganda's population will be living in urban centres....
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The Analysis of Communication Climate and Organizational Culture for Increasing the Performance of Regional Development Planning
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. IntroductionOrganization and planning are two things which are correlated. In this case, planning is strategy to de- termine either a short term or a long term agenda of future activities in order to achieve...
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Livelihood Srategies and the Welfare of Transmigrants
I. IntroductionTransmigration is a program implemented by gov- ernment, particularly Department of Transmigration [Ramadhan et al., 1993] to distribute populations and develop regions. It is designed to increase human activ- ity in the utilization of...
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Urban Risk Assessment of Lahar Flows in Merapi Volcano (Study Case: Muntilan Urban Area, Central Java)
I. IntroductionLahar is an Indonesian word describing mudflows and debris flows that originate from the slopes of a vol- cano [Lavigne, 2000]. Both types of flows contain a high concentration of rock debris to give them the internal strength necessary...
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Residential Area and Income Inequality in Suburban Indonesia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. IntroductionThe important moment of changing in the pattern of development in Indonesia at least started in 2001 characterized by autonomy and decentralization. It is marked by the passing of the Act. No. 32/2004...
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Land Use Planning of Paddy Field Using Geographic Information System and Land Evaluation in West Lombok, Indonesia
I. IntroductionIndonesia's dependence on rice as staple food is very high, and even worrisome when viewed from the spatial distribution of rice production locations. According to recent statistical data [BPS, 2013a], the harvested area of paddy field...
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New Cities in Urban and Regional Development Planning
I. IntroductionThere are Nine major chapters in this book cover- ing 353 pages. By a way of prolegomena, chapter one begins with the study of New cities, its rate of growth as well as the proportion of people living in the cities in recent years. Cities...
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Vol. 45, No. 2, December

The Spatial Interaction of Bandung Citizens
INTRODUCTIONBandung is one of the major cities in Indo- nesia which has very high population den- sity. According to population cencus data of 2010 (BPS-statistics of Bandung), Ban- dung population density is about 14.300/ km2. The high number of population...
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Spatial - Temporal Analysis of Urban Heat Island in Tangerang City
INTRODUCTIONThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) has reported that global tempe- ratures have risen about 0.74 0C since the beginning of the 20th century [Malaysian Meteorological Department, 2009]. This...
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Residential Mobility and Socio-Spatial Sorting in Kaduna Metropolis, Nigeria
INTRODUCTIONThe movement of households within an area is an increasingly important issue which has attracted renewed research interest over the years [Ahmed, 1995; Pawson and Bramley, 2000; Oishi, 2010]. Residential mobility is primarily a response to...
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Ethnic Concentration Areas in Neighbourhood Perspective in Enschede, the Netherlands
INTRODUCTIONMany government European cities are cha- racterized by the diversity of ethnic groups and their spatial concentration. Ethnic immigrants started to arrive to the European Union since the open door policy of the 1950s [Edgar, Doherty, and...
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Harmonious Interaction among Ethnical Communities in Regional Development
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)INTRODUCTIONIndonesia is one of the developing co- untries in the world that have large pura- listic society. Indonesia's pluralistic so- ciety made up of various ethnics, religions, races and groups. It is characterized...
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Land Management, the Myth of Dewi Sri, and the Balance of Javanese Cosmology, an Anthropogeographic Overview
INTRODUCTIONMost of Prangkokan Village inhabitants, Purwosari, Girimulyo, Kulon Progo live in farmland area. This village is located in the Menoreh Mountain. The farmers in this area manage and cultivate the rice and pa- lawija (types of secondary crops)...
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The Effect of Land Use and Community Participation on Flood Control at North Aceh District
INTRODUCTIONNorth Aceh district is very susceptible to flood hazard. Based on flood risk mapping by Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana Pusat (BNPB) [2010], the area as has higher flood risk compared to other districts in Aceh Province. Krueng Keu-...
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Utilization of Geotagged Photograph, Remote Sensing, and Gis for Post-Disaster Damage Assessment
INTRODUCTIONCangkringan sub-district, Sleman, Yogya- karta is one of the region severely affected by the eruption of Merapi volcano in 2010. Based on BNPB data, Sleman district suffered heavy damage in Cangkringan and Ngemplak with the number of heavy...
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Vol. 45, No. 1, June

Managing Flood Risks: Lessons from Keko Machungwa Informal Settlement in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
INTRODUCTIONGlobally, floods have occurred in the past centuries and are recurring in many cases [Nijland, 2005 and Daze, et. al. 2009]. However, flooding is predicted to become more frequent and acute in future. This is due to sea level rise, climate...
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HAZARD ASSESSMENT TO TIDAL FLOOD INUNDATION (Case Study: Tegal Municipality)
INTRODUCTIONSea level rise, as one of the impact of climate change, is affecting the tidal flood inundation depth and extent, brings potential threat to community, which can be death, injury, illness, threatened life, refugees, destruction or loss of...
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Spatial Inequalities in the Provision of Private Health Facilities in Oyo State
INTRODUCTIONHuman has substantially modified the physical environment on which his/her existence is inextricably linked. Scientific research and knowledge on climate change have confirmed that there is some link between the current warming of the earth...
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The Role of Urban Area as the Determinant Factor of Population Growth
INTRODUCTIONIn the scope of national development, population growth plays an aimprotant role in the producing social, economic, and population related problems. Low population growth therefore becomes expected target that must be fullfiled by every nation....
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Assessing the Effects of Land Use Change on Runoff in Bedog Sub Watershed Yogyakarta
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)INTRODUCTIONChanges in land use and land cover have occurred from prehistoric times till present [Ellis, 2010]. Mankind has changed land surface in attempts to improve the availability of space, and enhance security...
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The Influence of Public Participation on Sustainable Transportation and Regional Development in Medan
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)INTRODUCTIONThe growth of urban transportation sector has achieved 7.9% each year and it is predicted that it will increase to 10% each year in the next decade. Tamin, [2000] points out that the need for urban...
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A Model of Collaborative Forest Resources Management to Improve the Prosperity of Poor Family Farmers in East Java
INTRODUCTIONForests become potential resources to run the economy of local people, especially for those who live around the forests. Forest resources play an important role to boost the economical condition of the residents [Goulet, 2003]. Consequently,...
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The Effect of Socio-Economy towards Conservation at Ci Tanduy Watershed
INTRODUCTIONThe utilization of land always changes together with residents' growth, which is also causing the increaseing needs of settlement, especially forest area and agricultural field which becomee people settlement and also other necessity. Collier...
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