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FIRE-AFFECTED FOREST OF EAST KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA · PDF file

chemical properties of soils in the fire-affected forest of East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The ecological recovery of Dipterocarpaceae forest in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, after the forest fire in 1997-1998 was studied. Soil physical and chemical properties of the plots—heavily damaged .

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East Kalimantan - Program SETAPAK

EAST KALIMANTAN AT A GLANCE Land area 24,523,800 ha* Forested area 70% (14,651,600 ha) Protected area 18% of forest is protected (2.7 million ha) in the areas including: The heart of Borneo, The Bukit Soeharto State Forest, Kutai National Park Biodiversity significance of North and East Kalimantan North and East Kalimantan's forests store over 3.2 .

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Description of Forests and Forestry in East Kalimantan ...

Kalimantan is subdivided into four Indonesian states. One of these states, East Kalimantan, includes the southeastern parts of the central mountain ranges of the island and lies between approximately 4° north latitude and 2° south latitude Figure 1.1. It has an area of 21 144 km 2 which occupies about 11% of the whole country. Despite its ...

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BBC News | Despatches | Borneo fires flare up again

One of the worst-affected areas is the province of East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. Satellite images of the area have shown as many as three-hundred separate fires, the majority of them started deliberately. Our South East Asia correspondent, Simon Ingram, reports from the town of Samarinda in East Kalimantan.

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Minister orders early containment of fires in Kalimantan ...

Although it is difficult to imagine no fires at all in Kalimantan and Sumatra due to the huge area of peatlands and forests prone to fires there, this year' s fires are expected to be far less ...

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Joko Widodo names Borneo site for new Indonesian capital ...

26/08/2019 · Indonesia has named the site in East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo where it plans to build a new capital to replace Jakarta, President Joko Widodo announced on .

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GLOBAL FOREST FIRE ASSESSMENT 1990-2000 - FRA WP 55

As a result of the 1997-1998 fires, East Kalimantan's forests are now more susceptible to fire during normal dry seasons due to the degraded forest condition and the accumulation and alteration of native fuel complexes. In 1999, fires occurred in Sumatra, West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan. In Kalimantan over 400 fire events were detected ...

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Indonesia: Fire Damages in East Kalimantan in .Diese Seite übersetzen

Fig.1. Fire damage classification of the 1997-98 fires in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, based on ERS-SAR images. Tab.1. Overview of area burned in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, in 1997-98 related to land-use classes and damage levels (see footnote).

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The 1998 Forest Fires in East Kalimantan (Indonesia): A ...

The IFFM project area covers the whole province of East Kalimantan (220.000 km 2) on the island of Borneo .The radar project area covers 20.000 km 2 within the Kutai district. Lowland Dipterocarp forest and (peat) swamp forest as well as grasslands (alang-alang) dominate the vegetation.All forests in the project area have already been subjected to logging operations.

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The 1998 Forest Fires in East Kalimantan (Indonesia): A ... · PDF file

The 1998 Forest Fires in East Kalimantan (Indonesia): A Quantitative Evaluation Using High Resolution, temporal ERS-2 SAR Images and NOAA-AVHRR Hotspot Data Florian Siegert* and Anja A. Hoffmann†‡ B oosted by the 1997/98 El Nin˜o-Southern Oscillation The process of selective logging produces millions of tons

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Indonesia: Causes and Impacts of Forest Fires: A .Diese Seite übersetzen

Yet, the understanding of the complex causal interactions leading to forest fires is essential in order to anticipate future fire emergencies and to take measurements to reduce fire risk. The study presented here was carried out in the Jempang sub-district of East Kalimantan, covering the whole fire period from September 1997 until April 1998.

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Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning? - BBC NewsClick to view2:20

20/09/2019 · Over the years, forest fires have destroyed much of the natural habitat of Indonesia's orangutans and released large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. Kalimantan is home to many of the region ...

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Indonesian forest fires burn causing toxic haze .Diese Seite übersetzen

Forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan have been spewing toxic haze across south-east Asia, forcing the closure of schools and airports, and prompting Indonesian authorities to deploy thousands of ...

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Fire, Livelihoods, and Environmental Change in the Middle ... · PDF file

Fire, Livelihoods, and Environmental Change in the Middle Mahakam Peatlands, East Kalimantan Unna Chokkalingam1, Iwan Kurniawan1, and Yayat Ruchiat1 ABSTRACT. Large-scale, recurrent fires in Indonesia in recent decades have caused widespread

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Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning? - BBC NewsClick to view2:20

20/09/2019 · Over the years, forest fires have destroyed much of the natural habitat of Indonesia's orangutans and released large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. Kalimantan is home to many of the region ...

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Land fires hit East Kotawaringin - ANTARA News

Along with the meeting which will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, there is a plan to form a Task Force for the control of forest and land fires in East Kotawaringin Regency. Related news: Riau's land, forest fires covered 3,147 hectares in Jan-June 2019 Related news: Land fires trigger haze in several areas in North Kalimantan

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The 1998 Forest Fires in East Kalimantan (Indonesia): A ...

The IFFM project area covers the whole province of East Kalimantan (220.000 km 2) on the island of Borneo .The radar project area covers 20.000 km 2 within the Kutai district. Lowland Dipterocarp forest and (peat) swamp forest as well as grasslands (alang-alang) dominate the vegetation.All forests in the project area have already been subjected to logging operations.

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In pictures: Wildfires ignite across Indonesia - BBC News

23/08/2019 · Military planes, ready with water jets, comb the skies above Kalimantan and Sumatra in search of impending fire. Whether or not the situation can be .

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Tragic photos show orangutans roaming charred Indonesia ...

19/09/2019 · Devastating photos have captured a group of orangutans wandering around the charred remains of a forest in Indonesia amid raging fires currently wreaking havoc throughout Southeast Asia.

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Indonesian fires sending haze across south-east Asia could ...

The forest fires blanketing Malaysia, Singapore and large parts of Indonesia in choking haze are on track to become among the worst on record, NASA warns.

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Fire, livelihoods, and environmental change in the middle ...

In some areas, local community use of fire for livelihood needs could be a major factor behind the widespread fires. The authors assessed fire patterns and their causes from the 1980s to the present in the Middle Mahakam peatlands of East Kalimantan. This was achieved through satellite image and GIS analysis, biological and social field surveys ...

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FIRE-AFFECTED FOREST OF EAST KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA · PDF file

chemical properties of soils in the fire-affected forest of East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The ecological recovery of Dipterocarpaceae forest in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, after the forest fire in 1997-1998 was studied. Soil physical and chemical properties of the plots—heavily damaged .

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