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Journal : MANAJEMEN HUTAN TROPIKA Journal of Tropical Forest Management

THE EXISTING CONDITION OF MANGROVE REGION OF AVICENIA MARINA, ITS: DISTRIBUTION AND FUNCTIONAL TRANSFORMATION Herison, Ahmad; Yulianda, Fredinan; Kusmana, Cecep; Nurjaya, I Wayan; Adrianto, Luky
Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika Vol. 20 No. 1 (2014)
Publisher : Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB University)

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Abstract

Mangrove ecosystem existence is important for environment and other organisms because of its ecological and economical values, so that management and preservation of mangrove ecosystem are needed. The purpose of this research was to determine the existing condition of mangrove, both its distribution and its functional transformation in Indah Kapuk Coastal Area. Avicennia marina  becomes important as wave attenuation,  a form of abrasion antidote. Transect-Square and Spot-Check methods were used to determine the existing condition of A.marina mangrove forests. Autocad program, coordinate converter, Google Earth, Google Map, and Arc View were applied in process of making mangrove distribution map. In western of research location exactly at Station 1 and Station 2, the density value of mangrove was 450 and 825 tree ha-1, respectively with  sparse category because they were contaminated by waste and litter. In eastern of research location namely Station 3, Station 4, and Station 5 the mangroves grow well with density value of 650 (sparse), 1,500 (very dense), and 1,200 tree ha-1 (fair), respectively, eventhough the contamination still happened. The mangrove forests around the stations do not function as wave attenuation because there were many waterfront constructions which have replaced the function of mangrove forests to damp the wave. In short, it can be stated that the mangrove's function has changed in a case of wave attenuation. The function of mangrove forests is not determined by mangrove forest density but it is determined by mangrove's free position.
Co-Authors . Salnuddin, . . SUKENDA Abdul Motalib Angkotasan Adi Purwandana Adil Mahfudz Firdaus Agus S. Atmadipoera, Agus S. Ahmad Herison Alan F. Koropitan Andri Purwandani, Andri Ardiasa, I Ketut Ari Purbayanto Ario Damar Asep Sandra Budiman, Asep Sandra Baharuddin Baharuddin Bambang Kanti Laras Bambang Kanti Laras Baskara Andika, Ida Bagus Made CECEP KUSMANA Eddy Supriyono Edi Kusmanto Enang Harris Surawidjaja, Enang Harris Ety Parwati fadli syamsudin Fredinan Yulianda Harpasis S. Sanusi Hefni Effendi Heron Surbakti Hidayat Pawitan HS, Surjono HS, Surjono I Nyoman Kanca I Putu Budiarta Indra Jaya Irzal Effendi Ismudi Muchsin John I Pariwono Kadarwan Soewardi Kasman Kasman Kholil Kholil, Kholil La Ode Nurman Mbay, La Ode Nurman Luky Adrianto Mahdi Kartasasmita Manalu, Janviter Manalu, Janviter Marimin . Mennofatria Boer MN Natih, Nyoman MUHAMMAD AGUS SUPRAYUDI Muhammad Marzuki MUHAMMAD ZAIRIN JUNIOR Mulia Purba MURSALIN MURSALIN, MURSALIN Najamuddin, . Natih, Nyoman M.N Natih, Nyoman M.N Natih, Nyoman Metta Natih, Nyoman Metta Natih, Nyoman Metta N. Natih, Nyoman Metta N. Nur Asia Umar Nur Audina, Nur Nyoman M N Natih Nyoman M.N. Natih, Nyoman M.N. Pandoe, Wahyu W Pramudyo Dipo Richardus F. Kaswadji Sakka Sakka Salnuddin Salnuddin, Salnuddin Setyonugroho, Andhi Sudiarta, Made Sudirman Adibrata, Sudirman Sugeng Budiharso Sugeng Budiharsono Sugianto, Dedi Suhana, Mario Putra Suhana, Mario Putra Supriyono, Eddi TRI PRARTONO Tridoyo Kusumastanto Vincentius P. Siregar Zaenal Arifin