Indonesia as a maritime country has many challenges in developing and making innovations in the marine sector. One of the challenges for Indonesia is how to respond to oil spill disasters that occur because of various events such as blow-out on oil platforms, ship collisions, pipeline leaks, and so on. In the end, marine and coastal pollution cannot be avoided. Karawang is one of the productive northern coastal areas of Java Island with various facilities such as single point mooring, oil wells, tourist areas and historical heritage. On July 15, 2019, an oil-well belonging to Pertamina Hulu Energi (PHE) ONWJ had leaked and polluted the sea and coast not only in Karawang, but also spread to Jakarta waters. As a result of this leakage, of course the impact is very large and varied from ecological, social and economic aspects. In this paper, an oil spill mapping will be carried out to determine the affected areas using sentinel-1 data. Data processing is assisted by open-source software SNAP (Sentinel Application Platform). As the result, August 19, 2019, oil spill seen in Bekasi area. So that oil slick move from Karawang to the west. This oil spill map area can be used in many ways such as clean-up strategy, calculating amount of dispersant, and many more.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012019
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 22 Mar 2021
Event8th International Seminar on Ocean and Coastal Engineering, Environmental and Natural Disaster Management, ISOCEEN 2020 - Surabaya, Virtual, Indonesia
Duration: 27 Oct 202028 Oct 2020


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