Collaboration for mapping and estimating peatlands carbon stocks in Indonesia

20 April 2017

Sector: Science

Country location: Indonesia

Grantee: The University of Sydney

Project description

Indonesian annual peat fires destroy the environment and pose a public health threat. This project will transfer expertise for better modelling Indonesian peatland extent and depth and promote sustainable peatland management and collaboration between Australian and Indonesian experts. 

Key dates

  • Workshop and Capacity Building Event in Jakarta and Bogor, 4-6 December 2017 

Australia-Indonesia Institute grant offer: $19,990 (GST included)

Total project value: $43,698

Website: http://www.sydney.edu.au 

Social Media: Facebook: indopeatmap

Last Updated: 20 April 2017
Satellite image of smoke
Heavy smoke from peat fires in Sumatra in 2015 Credit: NASA earth Observatory