Peat Resource Person Details
Category: Individual
Salutation: Prof
Nationality: Indonesia
Age: 54
Title/Designation: Forestry experts (fires and environmental destruction)
Organization/Company Name: Bogor Agricultural University (IPB)
Organization/Company Address: Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Kampus IPB Darmaga, Bogor 16680, West Java, Indonesia
Current Working Location: Indonesia
Telephone: Office: 622518621256
Mobile: 628161948064
Languages: English
Qualifications: Forest resources and environment, and environmental destruction (forest fires, illegal; logging, forest encroachment)
Focal Area of Interest: Management
Years of Peat Related Working Experience: 21
Field of Peat Related Expertise/Specializations:
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Fire Management
Biodiversity Assessment
Carbon Assessment
Social Economic & Community Livelihoods
Policy & Governance
Environmental Impact Assessment
Valuation/Environmental Economics
Green House Gas Emission
Climate Change & Adaptation
Community development
Country(ies) that you have Worked in the SEA Region: Indonesia
Peat Related Professional Experience/History: Chair of Southeast Asia Wildfire Regional Network-UNISDR,
Member of Pan Asia Wildfire Regional Network-UNISDR
Expert for Peat land restoration agency (BRG)
Co-Director SDSU/IPB Forest fire project funded by NASA
Publication(s): (If any) Stockwell, C. E., Jayarathne, T., Cochrane, M. A., Ryan, K. C., Putra, E. I., Saharjo, B. H., Nurhayati, A. D., Albar, I., Blake, D. R., Simpson, I. J., Stone, E. A., and Yokelson, R. J. 2016. Field measurements of trace gases and aerosols emitted by peat fires in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia during the 2015 El NiƱo, Atmos. Chem. Phys., doi:10.5194/acp-2016-411

Ekayani M, Nurrochmat DR, Saharjo BH, Erbaugh JT. 2015. Assessing conformity of scientific voices and local needs to combat forest fire in Indonesia. JMHT Vol.21(2): 83-92

Saharjo, B.H. 2015. Community Based Peatland management for greenhouse gas reduction based on fire-free land preparation. Vulnerability of land systems in Asia. Willey-Blackwell: 285-296.

Thoha AS, Saharjo BH, Boer R, Ardiansyah M. 2014. Spatiotemporal distribution of peatland fires in Kapuas districts, Central Kalimantan Province, Indonesia. Journal Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 3(3): 163-170

Saharjo, B.H. 2011. The Impact of Surface Fires on Peatland in the Land Preparation Area belong to the Community. Global Environmental Research Vol.15(1):39-44

Saharjo, B.H. 2011. Carbon baseline as limiting factor in managing environmental sound activities in peatland for reducing greenhouse gas emission. Biodiversitas 12 (3): 182-186
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