Water Resources Potency in South West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara

Kadri, Trihono, Arpan, Fennani and Prasetyo, Dwi (2011) Water Resources Potency in South West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara. In: Proceedings The 4th ASEAN Civil Engineering Conference. Departemen of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universitas Gajah Mada, Yogyakarta, pp. 235-238. ISBN 978-602-95687-2-1

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Abstract

Sumba island covers an area of 10,710 km2 which is now populated by about 350,000 people. The island of Sumba is well known of its sandlewood, horses, impressive megalithic tombs, typical hand woven textile, and still untouched beautiful beaches. Generally, climatically of the island is divided almost perfectly in half year similar to other part of Indonesia where a dry season (May to November), and a rainy season (December to April), but the condition is dry and hot, in the dry season an average temperature of between 27°~36° throughout the year, while it has a low level of rainfall it has rarely water sources. Most of the region lies at the extremes of tropical Savannah. The purposes of this study to elaborate water balance in this region to develop plantation area or other economic activities to increase people income in South West Sumba islands.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning > Undergraduate Program in Civil Engineering
Depositing User: FTSP UNIVERSITAS TRISAKTI
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2020 02:49
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2020 02:49
URI: http://libprint.trisakti.ac.id/id/eprint/1129

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