Estimation of Urban Forest Area Required In Bekasi City.
Panie, Robert Leonard
Jaya, I Nengah Surati
MetadataShow full item record
This paper describes the estimation of urban forest area required in Bekasi ~ using three approaches, i.e., C02 absorption ability, 02 demand and surface stcrr.age capability. The rapid population and economical growth in Jakarta had III ca~se the increase of the spatial need required for office, business center, mall, "C in&tstrial, residential and public areas. This trend had limited the existence of green 3 oJ%1 space. The problems related to population and economical growth are also '" oc~rred in Bekasi City, since Bekasi City is becoming the counter magnet to the plivince of DKI Jakarta. The necessity of urban forest area in Bekasi City continues to..ti..~l row every year along with the increasing needs of water and oxygen demand ali; carbon dioxide produced. The study shows that the most appropriate approach ::I. fo~. estimating the urban forest need is surface storage capability. The study found III that subdistrict which requires the largest urban forest area is West Bekasi OJ sugdistrict. The study also shows that estimation of thF needs of urban forest area .., from 2009 to 2025 are substantially wider than the extent of Bekasi City area. For the current condition, the required urban forest from 2009 to 2025 approximately 48,15 - 111,06 percent of the extent of Bekasi City area.