03 JunPeat Soil

IN THE MIDLE BORNEO (CENTRAL KALIMANTAN)

Peat Ecosystem

Posted by: Syekhfani

Problem clearing of peatland in the midle Borneo, recently discussed rampant, especially during the dry season (El Niño effect).

Peat land clearance by burning system, bringing the smoke effect that harm our health and navigation systems.

How peatland ecosystem of the middle Borneo region, which is known as the region has the largest peatland area in Indonesia (namely: “Million hectares peat”), are shown below:

1a. Flooding area

1a. Flooding area (river side)

1b. Submerged area

1b. Submerged area

1c. Vegetation

1c. Vegetation

1d. Rainy forest

1d. Rainy forest

2a. Burning area

2a. Burning area

2b. Fire team

2b. Fire guard team

2c. View after burn (2)

2c. View after burn

2d. Smoke condition after burn

2d. Smoke condition after burn

2e. Orang Utan

2e. Urang Utan

3a. Ratan yield

3a. Rattan yield

3b. Fruit (Annanas)

3b. Fruit (Annanas)

3c. Vegetable (Caladium)

3c. Vegetable (Caladium)

3d. Flower (Wild Orchid)

3d. Flower (Wild Orchid)

Source images: Download from Google.com (3th June 2016)

Also see: Farmyard cultivation by people http://syekhfanismd.lecture.ub.ac.id/2015/03/26/budidaya-pertanian-lahan-gambut/