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Volume 101, 2017Sriwijaya International Conference on Engineering, Science and Technology (SICEST 2016)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Applied Technology for Sustainable Environment|
|Published online||09 March 2017|
Development of erosion risk map using fuzzy logic approach
Civil Engineering Department, Universitas Riau, 28293 Riau, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Erosion-hazard assessment is an important aspect in the management of a river basin such as Siak River Basin, Riau Province, Indonesia. This study presents an application of fuzzy logic approach to develop erosion risk map based on geographic information system. Fuzzy logic is a computing approach based on “degrees of truth” rather than the usual “true or false” (1 or 0) Boolean logic on which the modern computer is based. The results of the erosion risk map were verified by using field measurements. The verification result shows that the parameter of soil-erodibility (K) indicates a good agreement with field measurement data. The classification of soil-erodibility (K) as the result of validation were: very low (0.0–0.1), medium (0.21-0.32), high (0.44-0.55) and very high (0.56-0.64). The results obtained from this study show that the erosion risk map of Siak River Basin were dominantly classified as medium level which cover about 68.54%. The other classifications were high and very low erosion level which cover about 28.84% and 2.61% respectively.
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