Alaska Reference Database

The Alaska Reference Database originated as the standalone Alaska Fire Effects Reference Database, a ProCite reference database maintained by former BLM-Alaska Fire Service Fire Ecologist Randi Jandt. It was expanded under a Joint Fire Science Program grant for the FIREHouse project (The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse). It is now maintained by the Alaska Fire Science Consortium and FRAMES, and is hosted through the FRAMES Resource Catalog. The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

Filter Results

Person

Displaying 1 - 10 of 29

Background

‘Megafire’ is an emerging concept commonly used to describe fires that are extreme in terms of size, behaviour, and/or impacts, but the term’s meaning remains ambiguous.

Approach

We sought to resolve ambiguity...

Person: Linley, Jolly, Doherty, Geary, Armenteras, Belcher, Bird, Duane, Fletcher, Giorgis, Haslem, Jones, Kelly, Lee, Nolan, Parr, Pausas, Price, Regos, Ritchie, Ruffault, Williamson, Wu, Nimmo
Year: 2022
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recent wildfire outbreaks around the world have prompted concern that climate change is increasing fire incidence, threatening human livelihood and biodiversity, and perpetuating climate change. Here we review current understanding of the impacts of...

Person: Jones, Abatzoglou, Veraverbeke, Andela, Lasslop, Forkel, Smith, Burton, Betts, Van der Werf
Year: 2022
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This project concerned tundra fires in Alaska and how climate-driven changes in fire regimes could impact Alaska’s Arctic ecosystems. We used remote sensing, dendrochronology, field vegetation surveys, and paleoclimate reconstructions to accomplish...

Person: Mann, Gaglioti, Jones, Miller
Year: 2021
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Data on fire effects and vegetation recovery are important for assessing the impacts of increasing temperatures and lightning on tundra fire regimes and the implications of increased fire in the Arctic for wildlife and ecosystem processes. This report...

Person: Jandt, Miller, Jones
Year: 2021
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

As the Arctic warms, tundra wildfires are expected to become more frequent and severe. Assessing how the most flammable regions of the tundra respond to burning can inform us about how the rest of the Arctic may be affected by climate change. Here we...

Person: Gaglioti, Berner, Jones, Orndahl, Williams, Andreu-Hayles, D'Arrigo, Goetz, Mann
Year: 2021
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Vegetation fires play an important role in global and regional carbon cycles. Due to climate warming and land‐use shifts, fire patterns are changing and fire impacts increasing in many of the world’s regions. Reducing uncertainties in carbon budgeting...

Person: Santín, Doerr, Jones, Merino, Warneke, Roberts
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

WildfireSAFE was designed to increase firefighter & fire manager situation awareness and enhance risk mitigation planning in wildland fire operations. It supports the greater interagency fire community in the planning, response, and recovery phases...

Person: Jolly, Freeborn, Ramírez, Buckley, Jones
Year:
Resource Group: Tool
Source: FRAMES

The commitment to limit warming to 1.5 °C as set out in the Paris Agreement is widely regarded as ambitious and challenging. It has been proposed that reaching this target may require a number of actions, which could include some form of carbon removal...

Person: Burton, Betts, Jones, Williams
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The regular and consistent measurements provided by Earth observation satellites can support the monitoring and reporting of forest indicators. Although substantial scientific literature espouses the capabilities of satellites in this area, the...

Person: Hislop, Haywood, Jones, Soto-Berelov, Skidmore, Nguyen
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the Conclusions ... 'Fires have impacted cultures for millennia and fire will continue to impact contemporary cultures as well as the remnants of past cultures. The challenge is to manage vagetation/fuels to minimize damage to contemporary...

Person: Ryan, Jones, Koerner, Lee, Ryan, Koerner
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS