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Pening, Danau

General Information

Description Pening Lake lies in an ancient caldera, but is a reservoir, created by a human-made dam.
Country Indonesia

Physical Characteristics

Description
Origin Human Made
Type Fresh
Permanent
Reservoir

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description As of 2000, according to a UNEP publication there was "no acceptance" by many in government for the need for management of the lake.
Issues Water hyacinth is reportedly covering 40-60% of the lake surface (UNEP 2000).
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description
Designations
Species of Concern

LakeNet Programs

Indonesian Lakes Forum Meetings

Documents

Resources

Technology Needs for Lake Management in Indonesia - Investigation of Rawa Danau & Rawa Pening

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