Factors influencing urban heat island in Surabaya Indonesia

Kurniati, Ayu Candra (2015) Factors influencing urban heat island in Surabaya Indonesia. Masters thesis, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember.

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Increased population and urban development have raised the use of energy and effected to the urban environment. Consequently, it has resulted in the decrease of the green space while escalating the air pollution. Furthermore, it creates UHI affected to urban dwellers in many ways. This research is therefore to identify the current conditions, determine most significant factors and to enhance current strategies for address UHI in Surabaya, Indonesia. Mixed qualitative and quantitative method is used in this research. Document and statistical data related to man-made and natural factors is used for DPSIR, then determined it into most significant factors by using PLSR. Document review, stakeholders opinion and literature review were utilized to recommend strategies for addressing UHI. The main finding of this research is the most significant factors influencing UHI, which are provision of green space, electricity consumption and use of asphalt. This research has identified that UHI is not a new issue in Indonesia, but there is an incomplete understanding to the process and address of UHI in the city level. Comprehensive approach in needed to established and implemented strategy, planning and program. Hence, is important to manage and measure the urban environmental issues. The recommendation in this research is in order to enhance the implementation of appropriate strategies to address UHI. Furthermore, the result of this research can be used as a baseline study for deeply understanding and addressing UHI in Surabaya and other cities.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: RTA 307.12 Kur f
Uncontrolled Keywords: electricity consumption, green space, PLS-R analysis, significant factors, UHI,
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT133 City and Towns. Land use,urban
Divisions: Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Planning > Architecture > 23101-(S2) Master Thesis
Depositing User: - Davi Wah
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2019 07:26
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2019 07:26
URI: https://repository.its.ac.id/id/eprint/62839

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