Social adaptation and resilience on disaster, the case of Sidoarjo mudflow

B. B. Pratama, H. S. Hasibuan, Supriatna

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Sidoarjo Mudflow disaster has been happen since 2006. It changed landscape, natural resources, and alsothe land use. It developed social problems such as difficulties of catching fish and lack of water quality. This research aims to observe social adaptation and resilience as an effect from Sidoarjo Mudflow disaster. This research used spatial information as tools to describe and analyze major environmental problems. It examined data Landsat 7 and 8 Imagery between 2005-2018 to explore spatial information regarding changes from Sidoarjo Mudflow to social adaptation. This research also usedindepth interview to calculate social impact from Sidoarjo Mudflow and to produce social adaptation and resilience map on Sidoarjo Mudflow. This research analyzed the impact of mudflow distribution pattern and social adaptation in the way of retrospective view. The results of this research were social adaptation and resilience maps shows that The community of fishermans change their area of fishing and fishing intensity regarding Sidoarjo Mudflow disaster. The society could adapt to the environmental changes impacted by Sidoarjo Mudflow.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012010
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 9 Apr 2019
Event1st International Conference on Environmental Geography and Geography Education, ICEGE 2018 - Jember, East Java, Indonesia
Duration: 17 Nov 201818 Nov 2018


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