“Kajian Erosi Di Daerah Aliran Sungai Sario Sulawesi Utara” “Study of Erosion in Sario Watershed North Sulawesi”

Patriot Yusuf Carol Turangan, Dr. Ir. Jody M. Mawara, Ir. Yani E.B. Kamagi

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ABSTRACT
 
Watersheds are very important for human life. Land erosion is one of watershed damage conditions which causes a lot of grief to the community. To determine the extent of erosion and the level of erosion hazard in Sario watershed is the goal of this study. A survey method was carried out with a land unit approach. Erosion was calculated using the USLE. The amount of erosion was 1077,76 tons/hectare/year with an average erosion of 53,89 tons/hectare/year. The level of erosion hazard in Sario watershed consist of : an area of 857,71 ha (41%) of very low erosion hazard, an area of 549,12 ha (26,83%) of low erosion hazard, an area of 200,63 ha (9,80%) of moderate erosion hazard and an area of 439,57 ha (21,47%) of severe erosion hazard.
 
Keywords : Watersheds, Erosion, Erosion Hazard

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