Geohazard assessment in Borobudur Temple area, Central Java, Indonesia

H. Murwanto, Sutarto, A. Purwoarminta, A. Sulaksono

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Borobudur attracted some researchers to study not only about its temple and culture but also the environment. Borobudur environment is very interesting because Borobudur located in the hill and surrounded by swamp. However, behind the beautiful place, Borobudur is vulnerable from natural hazard. Earthquake and volcanic eruption are the main disaster that can destruct the temple. Geological evidence could help the government to protect the temple or to develop the tourism. The aims of research are to assess and analyze natural hazard potential base on geological condition in Borobudur temple area. The research was conduct from 2008 to 2013 with compile primary and secondary data. The data were collected from secondary data validated that which were collected in the field. Several indicators of geohazard i.e. fault, volcanic materials, and landslide sediment were shown the vulnerability of research area. Base on this condition government should consider geological factors to develop and protect Borobudur temple and surrounding areas.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012005
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2018
EventInternational Conference on Earth Science, Mineral, and Energy 2018, ICEMINE 2018 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 11 Oct 201812 Oct 2018


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