" We compare the digital map data with spatial data indicative of a peat - peat only maps made by Wetlands International in collaboration reported by the Ministry of Forestry in 2004 , " said the specialist Geographical Information Systems ( GIS ) , Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Indonesia , Kiki Taufik , Tuesday ( 14/6 ) in Jakarta .
Kiki said , a number that does not get in peatlands are indicative map around the area of the concession industry . He pointed out that the peatlands of Kampar , Riau , which is bordered by forest exploitation concessions for pulp and paper industry in Indonesia were not included indicative map .
" Peatlands adjacent to the concession Merauke Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate ( MIFEE ) are also not included in the indicative moratorium map of new licenses , " said Kiki .
Separately , Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Peat said Bambang Setiadi , has so far not set standards or peatland deforestation . This standard will be proposed to the Conference of the World Association of peat next year in Oslo , Norway .
" Government provision mentions only a limited depth of peat above 3 meters are not allowed to concessions industry . In fact , the environmental conservation of peatlands is not it , "said Bambang .
According to Bambang , the peat is like a sponge that absorbs water during the rainy season and release little by little in the dry season . Availability of water sources such as in Kalimantan will depend on the sustainability of peat . (see also: vitamin burung)
Concessions regarding industry or peatland forests , according to Bambang , must take into account the condition of the peat dome . Almost all peat forming dome .
Head of Data Center and Remote Sensing Technology Institute of Aeronautics and Space Agency ( Lapan ) Orbita Roswintiarti said , there are programs in 2009-2013 Indonesia 's National Carbon Accounting System , among others, to calculate the carbon from changes in land cover .