Pemanfaatan Ekosistem Mangrove bagi Minimasi Dampak Bencana di Wilayah Pesisir

  • Emi Karminarsih
Keywords: mangrove ecosystem, rehabilitation beach area, tsunami, Indonesia


Indonesian beach region laid down in the critical area on nature disaster like tsunami. Tsunami on December 26, 2004, has greatly destroyed beach region in several  districts in NAD and Nias.  This disaster had raised responses from Indonesian people, especially on attempt to reserve the beach area to  decrease the damaged of tsunami.  One  effort  on rehabilitation  the  damaged beach area were    through planting mangrove. Mangrove forest ecosystem are a unique beach ecosystem about form of steam, canopy and root system.  Growth the best on muddy beach with influenced by the high and low tide and salty water.   This vegetations have many important as a nature reserve beach area especially to minimized the disaster of tsunami. Besides this, the area and distribution of ecosystem mangrove  has decrease by continue until now. Tsunami on December 26,  2004 has bring the nations of Indonesia more be awared on the important to protect and conservation of mangrove forest. Government, private, and NGO, have the prioritas of savety beach area by planting mangrove.

Author Biography

Emi Karminarsih
Departemen Manajemen Hutan, Fakultas Kehutanan IPB, Kotak Pos 168 Darmaga, Bogor 16680
How to Cite
Karminarsih, E. (1). Pemanfaatan Ekosistem Mangrove bagi Minimasi Dampak Bencana di Wilayah Pesisir. Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika, 13(3), 182-187. Retrieved from