Strength Weakness Opportunity and Threat: Mangrove Ecosystem Management To Beach Development


  • Agus Indarjo, Alin Fithor


Semarang as a maritime city has marine tourism assets, namely Maron Beach. Tourism development in Semarang needs to be implemented with a better development pattern. This as a lack of awareness in the management of mangrove ecosystems. The objectives of this research are (1) to know the value of seawater quality standard for marine tourism, density index and mangrove diversity, (2) to formulate mangrove ecosystem management strategy using a SWOT analysis (Strength, Weakness,Opportunities,Threats). The study was conducted on October 1-20 in October 2017 with the method used in this research is a descriptive qualitative case study. Data processing is used by testing the water quality index value of the aquatic environment, density index and mangrove diversity. The results showed the calculation of the environmental quality index of waters with a value of 8.81 with a very bad category. Index of density and index of mangrove diversity with a value of 122 trees/hectare each with rare and 0,560 categories with bad criteria or unstable ecosystem stability. Maximizing the main function of mangrove as an integrated management step with Tambakharjo Urban Village becomes the key to maroon coastal resort management in Semarang city to be better.

 Keywords: Maron beach, sea water quality for marine tourism, density index and diversity