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dc.contributor.author Ambarita, S. T. P.
dc.contributor.author Basyuni, M.
dc.contributor.author Sulistyono, N.
dc.contributor.author Wati, R.
dc.contributor.author Fitri, A.
dc.contributor.author Slamet, B.
dc.contributor.author Balke, T.
dc.contributor.author Bunting, Peter
dc.contributor.author Munir, E.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-07T19:33:16Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-07T19:33:16Z
dc.date.issued 2018-10-15
dc.identifier.citation Ambarita , S T P , Basyuni , M , Sulistyono , N , Wati , R , Fitri , A , Slamet , B , Balke , T , Bunting , P & Munir , E 2018 , ' Landscape planning and economic valuation of mangrove ecotourism using GIS and Google Earth image ' Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology , vol. 96 , no. 19 . en
dc.identifier.issn 1817-3195
dc.identifier.other PURE: 28168000
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: b6c0c983-2f25-4183-b22a-6eeda96c78ff
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85055267952
dc.identifier.other handle.net: 2160/47080
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-7435-0148/work/50115027
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/47080
dc.description.abstract Ecotourism is an alternative for development and management of forest area that is expected to provide sustainable economic, cultural and social benefits to the surrounding community. The central components of ecotourism are the landscape and the people. This study aims to create spatial planning of mangrove ecotourism through the exploration of landscape potential in the form of biophysical element and to evaluate recreational and socioeconomic values of Bakau Mas Ecotourism, in Lubuk Kertang Village, Langkat Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Travel cost method (TCM) was used to evaluate the economic value of ecotourism. The ecotourism planning activities comprise of the potential inventory, analysis, synthesis, concept planning, and create the design of the site using geographic information system (GIS) and Google Earth Image (GEI). Landscape planning was developed through the spatial distribution of mangrove forest ecotourism areas. To obtain the socioeconomic values, 51 questionnaires were collected from the visitors. The ecotourism area is provided with 42.20 ha and 11.46 ha of buffer area. The area is equipped with land routes such as trails and boardwalk about 3,628.89 meters and waterways about 1,721.23 meters was the access to interpret the mangrove ecosystem. The economic value of Bakau Mas ecotourism area was IDR 55,002,604.00/year (USD 3,929). These results indicated that the willingness to pay was decreased by increasing the entrance fee. The models estimated that the optimal ticket price was IDR 16,000.00/person (USD 1,14) en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology en
dc.rights en
dc.subject mangrove forest en
dc.subject ecotourism en
dc.subject landscape planning en
dc.subject travel cost method en
dc.subject socioeconomic value en
dc.title Landscape planning and economic valuation of mangrove ecotourism using GIS and Google Earth image en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.description.version publishersversion en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Geography and Earth Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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