Tree risk identification, assessment and mitigation in Universitas Indonesia's urban forest

E. Pradipta, N. Kholis, Fatma Lestari, Anom Bowolaksono

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Abstract

Trees can drop limbs that injure or even kill people, damage vehicles and infrastructures, especially during storms or extreme climate. They need some assessment and mitigation to prevent it. The Urban Forest and Green Open Space in Universitas Indonesia (UI) need mitigation strategies to reduce the risk of fallen tree. The preventive conducts of fallen trees, broken branches and stems (that possess ability) to cause accidents at the Universitas Indonesia, Depok were carried out through several activities. The result were descriptions of the trees management in UI e.g annual monitoring data of trees, visual mapping, availability of proper tools, standard operating procedures and regular potentially-hazardous trees pruning and/or elimination. Also human resources improvement to meet the environmental safety demand for the UI academia civitas e.g. staffs competency enhancement training and sharing activities (related with tree pruning) with other institutions or stakeholders.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012026
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume203
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2018
EventInternational Symposium on Arboriculture in the Tropics: Securing Ecosystem Functions in Urban Landscape, ISATrop 2017 - Bogor, Indonesia
Duration: 21 Nov 2017 → …

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