Monitoring land cover change in Karang Mumus Watershed, Samarinda City in 2006, 2014, and 2020

Fatimatuzahra, Tito L. Indra, Astrid Damayanti, Muhammad Dimyati

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Land cover basically can change over time as a result of community needs. Moreover, it impacts environmental degradation, damaging the hydrological function of watersheds, such as an increased critical land. One significant change in land cover occurred in the Karang Mumus watershed. This study aims to analyze land cover changes in the Karang Mumus watershed in 2006, 2014, and 2020. The method used in this study is a spatial comparison of land cover changes in 2006 and 2014, also in 2014 and 2020. This study's land cover data were obtained from manual digitization where 2006 was obtained from Landsat 5 imagery, 2014 from Landsat 8 imagery, and 2020 is obtained from the Sentinel-2a imagery. This study indicates that most changes occur in the Karang Mumus watershed middle stream into a settlement and bare land.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012020
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2021
Event1st Journal of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development Symposium, JESSD 2020 - Jakarta, Virtual, Indonesia
Duration: 28 Sep 202030 Sep 2020


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