Structure of Mangrove Community in Coastal of Mempawah Regency, West Kalimantan Province

Benny Khairuddin, Ferdinan Yulianda, Cecep Kusmana, Yonvitner .


Mangrove ecosystem should always be preserved in order to keep its ecological functions. This study aims to analyze structure and distribution of mangrove in Mempawah District, West Kalimantan Province. This study was conducted on November 2014 until May 2015 with five transects that spread in four districts of coastal area and one in the island which was identified through Landsat 8 image recording, recording on February 6th 2014 showed that the area of 739.31 hectares grown by mangrove. Each station was conducted research using quadratic transect method as with Indonesian National Standard (INS) No. 7717 of 2011 about Mangrove Surveying and Mapping and Regulation of the Information and Geospatial Agency Leader Number 3 Year of 2014 About Technical Guidelines Geospatial Data Collection and Processing of Mangrove. The study found that 13 species of mangrove consisted and included in 5 tribes which were the main component of mangrove in the District Mempawah with good conditions.

Keywords: Mangrove, Landsat 8 Image, INS

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