Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Land Use Change for 11 years (2004-2014) in Sub-Watershed Sumpur Singkarak

Edwin Edwin, Amrizal Saidi, Aprisal Aprisal, Yulnafatmawita Yulnafatmawita, Ita Carolita


The pressure of population growth and the economy has an impact on changes in land use in Sub-watershed Sumpur Singkarak West Sumatra, Indonesia. Changes in land use are analyzed spatially and temporally using satellite imagery Landsat TM 7 and 8 (resolution 30 m) that has been in the interpretation of 2004 to 2014. The analysis is done by comparing the changes in land use in the area of forest, farming and settlement. From the analysis it can be concluded that there has been a decline in forest area of 128 ha (1.6%), an increase in mixed-farming area of 146 ha (16.1%), an increase in settlement area of 143 ha (26%) for 11 years in Sub-watershed. In 2011, a change of 3125 ha of rice-paddy which have been changed become dry land an area of 2645 ha. This is due to the farming community, prefer to plant horticulture and crop plant from the rice plant.In the protected forest area has been used for settlement area of 1.37 ha and for dry land area of 11.41 ha. In the tourist nature reserve forest areas have been used for rice paddy area of 0:33 ha and for dry land area of 42.91 ha. 


Land-Use Change; Satellite image interpretation; Sub-Watersheed; Sumpur Singkarak

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