Muhammad Rizki Nandika, Setyo Budi Susilo, Vincentius Siregar


Vertical land motion (VLM) is an important indicator in obtaining information about relative sea-level rise (SLR) in the coastal environment, but this remains an area of study poorly investigated in Indonesia. The purpose of this study is to investigate the significance of the influence of VLM and SLR on inundation. We address this issue for Semarang, Central Java, by estimating VLM using the small baseline subset time series interferometry SAR method for 24 Sentinel-1 satellite data for the period March 2017 to May 2019. The interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) method was used to reveal the phase difference between two SAR images with two repetitions of satellite track at different times. The results of this study indicate that the average land subsidence that occurred in Semarang between March 2017 and May 2019 was from (-121) mm/year to + 24 mm/year. Through a combination of VLM and SLR scenario data obtained from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it was found that the Semarang coastal zone will continue to shrink due to inundation (forecast at 7% in 2065 and 10% in 2100).


relative sea-level rise; interferometry; remote sensing; InSAR

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