Vegetation height estimation using satellite remote sensing in peat land of Central Kalimantan


  • Atriyon Julzarika Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) & Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)
  • Harintaka Harintaka Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)
  • Tatik Kartika Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)



Vegetation height, LiDAR, SAR, Central Kalimantan


Vegetation height is an important parameter in monitoring peatlands. Vegetation height can be estimated using remote sensing. Vegetation height can be estimated by utilizing DSM and DTM. The data that can be used are LiDAR, X-SAR, and SRTM C. In this study, LiDAR data is used for DSM2018 and DTM2018 extraction. This research aims to detect the vegetation height in Central Kalimantan peatlands using remote sensing technology. The research location is in Bakengbongkei, Kalampangan, Central Kalimantan. The integration of X-SAR and SRTM C is used for DSM2000 and DTM2000 extraction. DSM2000, DTM2000, DSM2018, and DTM2018 performed height error correction with tolerance of 1.96? (95%). Then do the geoid undulation correction to EGM2008. The results obtained are DSM and DTM with a similar height reference field. If it meets these conditions, it can be calculated the vegetation height estimation. Vegetation height can be obtained using the Differential DEM method. The Changing in vegetation height from 2000 to 2018 can be estimated from the difference in vegetation height from 2000 to vegetation height in 2018. Results of spatial information on vegetation height and its changes need to be tested for accuracy. This accuracy-test includes a cross-section test, height difference test, and comparison with vegetation height measurements in the ground. The results of this research can be used to monitor the changing vegetation height in peatlands.

Biografia do Autor

Atriyon Julzarika, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) & Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)

Geodesy Geomatics Engineering, Geomodeling, Geodynamics

Harintaka Harintaka, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Tatik Kartika, Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN)

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