• coastal management,  Uncategorized,  Water tourism,  Watershed and coastal conservation

    Sand Dunes

    In coastal areas besides dynamics that occur, there are also natural processes that can actually be utilized by the surrounding population. One of them is sand dune. Sand dune is a natural laboratory in the form of sand dunes formed by the wind carrying sand. Not all coastal areas have this natural laboratory, one of the beaches that has is Parangtritis beach, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The process of formation begins with sand spewed by Merapi volcano when it erupts which then settles. After being deposited on the shore a very strong wind from the Indian Ocean distributes this sand back to the north. Then formed a natural embankment which we know…