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Journal: International Journal OF Engineering Sciences & Management Research (Vol.4, No. 3)

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Page : 68-72

Keywords : vulnerability index; Dullah Bay; small island .;

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Dullah Island is the largest island of the 66 islands located in the city of Tual. The island Dullah approximately 94 km2 that included into the category of very small and outer islands of Indonesia. Potential Island Dullah very large as the potential of fisheries and marine tourism potential which should improve the welfare of local residents but faced pressure as complex as an ecological aspect that global climate change is triggering natural instability, tsunamis and social aspects namely p opulation growth.The purpose of this study is to calculate the vulnerability index Dullah Island, Kota Tual.This research was conducted in Dullah Islands, Tual City, Molluccas Province Indonesia. Data were collected through observation, measurement and int erview with the respondent (primary data) and secondary data collection from various sources such as AVISO, ECMWF, and the Department Hidrooseanografi consisting of geophysical data such as the average riding tide, wave height, elevation and slope typology beach, spacious island, sea level rise; ecobiolgy data such as mangrove ecosystems, coral reefs, seagrass beds; and socioeconomic and cultural conditions such as population, land use and the presence of marine conservation. This study refers to the conce pt of vulnerability (V) Turner et al (2003) which is an overlay function of exposure / exposure (E), sensitivity / sensitivity (S) and the adaptive capacity / adaptive capacity (AC). Dullah Island has environmental vulnerability index which is still in the category of low vulnerability.where the value of the environmental vulnerability index for Island Dullah ranged between 1.16 - 4.71.

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