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Land use change and precipitation implication to hydro-meteorological disasters in Central Java: an overview

Land use change and precipitation implication to hydro-meteorological disasters in Central Java:... This study aims to prove that land-use change plays a role in the occurrence of hydro-meteorological disasters in Central Java, especially in relation to its upstream and downstream.Design/methodology/approachThe paper presents empirical findings from quantitative research using a spatial analysis and descriptive analysis.FindingsThe upstream and downstream area of Central Java is categorized as a rapid development area that results in changes in land use and land cover. The findings showed that there was an increasing number of hydrometeorological disasters such as floods and landslides as the impact of land-use change and rainfall conditions.Research limitations/implicationsAnalysis of the relationship between rainfall and disaster events with more technical and specific analysis could be done in the further research.Originality/valueIn this study, more analysis in the context of river basin systems including upstream and downstream in different periods to examine the linkage between them have been considered and incorporated. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment Emerald Publishing

Land use change and precipitation implication to hydro-meteorological disasters in Central Java: an overview

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
1759-5908
eISSN
1759-5908
DOI
10.1108/ijdrbe-12-2020-0125
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Abstract

This study aims to prove that land-use change plays a role in the occurrence of hydro-meteorological disasters in Central Java, especially in relation to its upstream and downstream.Design/methodology/approachThe paper presents empirical findings from quantitative research using a spatial analysis and descriptive analysis.FindingsThe upstream and downstream area of Central Java is categorized as a rapid development area that results in changes in land use and land cover. The findings showed that there was an increasing number of hydrometeorological disasters such as floods and landslides as the impact of land-use change and rainfall conditions.Research limitations/implicationsAnalysis of the relationship between rainfall and disaster events with more technical and specific analysis could be done in the further research.Originality/valueIn this study, more analysis in the context of river basin systems including upstream and downstream in different periods to examine the linkage between them have been considered and incorporated.

Journal

International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built EnvironmentEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 6, 2023

Keywords: Flooding; Disaster; Precipitation; Hydro-meteorological disaster; Land-use change; Landslides

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