publication . Article . 2012

Preliminary assessment of coastal erosion and local community adaptation in Sayung coastal area, central Java – Indonesia

Marfai, Muh Aris;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Wydział Nauk Geograficznych i Geologicznych UAM
  • Country: Poland
Dynamic environment in coastal area, especially due to coastal erosion process, has negative impact on human environment. Sayung coastal area, located in Central Java-Indonesia, has experienced severe impact of coastal erosion. As the result of the coastal erosion, hundreds of settlement located in coastal area has been destructed. Moreover, fishponds as the land use dominated in the coastal area also has been severely destroyed. Besides the coastal erosion, increasing of inundated area due to sea level rise also threaten the local community. Although devastating impact suffering the coastal area, the people of Tambaksari, as the part of Sayung area, decided to ...
free text keywords: Coastal erosion, Community adaptation strategies, Sayung coastal area
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