Observing the Inundated Area using Landsat-8 Multitemporal Images and Determination of Flood-Prone Area in Bandung Basin

Fajar Yulianto and Suwarsono and Sayidah Sulma and Muhammad Rokhis Khomarudin (2018) Observing the Inundated Area using Landsat-8 Multitemporal Images and Determination of Flood-Prone Area in Bandung Basin. International Journal of Remote Sensing and Earth Sciences, 15 (2). pp. 131-140. ISSN 0216-6739

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Abstract

Flood is the most frequent hydro-meteorological disaster in Indonesia. Flood disasters in the Bandung basin result from increasing population density, especially in the Citarum riverbank area, accompanied by land use changes in upstream of the Citarum catchment area which has disrupted the river’s function. One of the basic issues that need to be investigated is which areas of the Bandung basin are prone to flooding. This study offers an effective and efficient method of mapping flood-prone areas based on flood events that have occurred in the past through the use of historical remote sensing image data. In this research, Landsat-8 imagery was used to observe the inundated area in the Bandung basin in the past (2014–2018) using an improved algorithm, the modified normalized water index (MNDWI). The results of the study show that MNDWI is the appropriate parameter to be used to detect flooded areas in the Bandung basin area that have heterogeneous land surface conditions. The flood-prone area was determined based on flood events for 2014 to 2018, identified as inundated areas in the images. The estimation of the flood-prone area in the Bandung basin is 11,886.87 ha. Most of the flood-prone areas are in the subdistricts of Rancaekek, Bojongsoang, Solokan Jeruk, Ciparay, Cileunyi, Bale Endah and Cikancung. This area geographically or naturally is a water habitat area. Therefore, if the area will be used for residential, this will have consequences that flood will always be a threat to the area

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: inundated area, flood-prone area, Bandung basin, Landsat-8, MNDWI
Subjects: Teknologi Penginderaan Jauh > Penelitian, Pengkajian, dan Pengembangan > Teknologi dan Data Penginderaan Jauh > Perolehan Data
Divisions: Deputi Penginderaan Jauh > Pusat Pemanfaatan Penginderaan jauh
Depositing User: Dinar Indrasasi
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2021 09:03
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 04:24
URI: http://repositori.lapan.go.id/id/eprint/1134

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