Use of Physical Characteristic Data for Landuse Planning in Agriculture Activities: Conceptual Design

Ahmad Priyo Sambodo, Yoesep Budianto, Rusma Prima Rokhmaningtyas, Muhammad Geyn Noveberian


The absence of standard parameters in land use planning threaten the quality of land resources and leads to a decline in agricultural productivity, especially in Indonesia. Identification of erosion process, productivity index, and slope conditions could be considered for land use planning, especially for agriculture. Since 2018, the Indonesian government has provided a national seamless Digital Elevation Model, called DEMNAS, which has 8,5 meters resolution for development planning purposes, including environmental research. This paper aims to design a conceptual framework for utilizing the physiographic conditions, erosion identification, and projecting the productivity with productivity index values as a basis for land-use planning. The concept is formulated by using available data and literature studies, related to land resource management. The conceptual design from this study can be helpful for land use planning purposes, especially if the good quality of data provided.

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