Interaction between river and groundwater in Jakarta megacity, coastal alluvial plain, Indonesia

Rachmat Fajar Lubis, Shinichi Onodera, Koki Onishi, Mitsuyo Saito, Hendra Bakti, Robert Delinom, Yuta Shimizu

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Abstract

Jakarta megacity is located on the coastal alluvial plain. Groundwater abstraction has been extremely large for the last 20 years; consequently groundwater levels have dramatically declined. In this research, we examined river and groundwater interaction under these conditions of serious groundwater decline. Research was carried on the catchment of the Ciliwung River, which flows from high volcanic mountains to the Java Sea through central Jakarta. The 222Rn concentrations were measured at 20 sites from mid-stream to the river mouth. Results show that there are different interactions in upstream, midstream and downstream sections due to the expansion of groundwater depression resulting from huge abstractions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConceptual and Modelling Studies of Integrated Groundwater, Surface Water, and Ecological Systems
Pages151-155
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventSymposium H01 on Conceptual and Modelling Studies of Integrated Groundwater, Surface Water, and Ecological Systems, Held During the 25th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, IUGG 2011 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Duration: Jun 28 2011Jul 7 2011

Publication series

NameIAHS-AISH Publication
Volume345
ISSN (Print)0144-7815

Other

OtherSymposium H01 on Conceptual and Modelling Studies of Integrated Groundwater, Surface Water, and Ecological Systems, Held During the 25th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, IUGG 2011
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne, VIC
Period6/28/117/7/11

Keywords

  • Jakarta megacities Indonesia
  • River-groundwater interactions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Lubis, R. F., Onodera, S., Onishi, K., Saito, M., Bakti, H., Delinom, R., & Shimizu, Y. (2011). Interaction between river and groundwater in Jakarta megacity, coastal alluvial plain, Indonesia. In Conceptual and Modelling Studies of Integrated Groundwater, Surface Water, and Ecological Systems (pp. 151-155). (IAHS-AISH Publication; Vol. 345).