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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The fire ecology of Scandinavian forests and its management implications have many parallels to forests of the American West. As in the United States, the policy of fire exclusion has yielded to a broader understanding of fire ecology, and both...

Person: Arno
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The exclusion of fire from ecosystems to which it was a frequent visitor has produced profound alterations in historic ecological conditions; therefore, fire must be an integral component of ecosystem management. That was the overwhelming message...

Person: Dickmann, Rollinger
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

ANNOTATION: Wildland fire has been an integral part of the landscape of the conterminous United States for millennia. Analysis of contemporary and pre-industrial (~ 200 - 500 yr BP) conditions, using potential natural vegetation, satellite imagery, and...

Person: Leenhouts
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Despite increasing temperatures since the end of the Little Ice Age (ca. 1850), wildfire frequency has decreased as shown in many field studies from North America and Europe. We believe that global warming since 1850 may have triggered decreases in...

Person: Flannigan, Bergeron, Engelmark, Wotton
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Quantitative information regarding safety zone size for wildland firefighters is limited. We present a 3-surface theoretical model that describes the net radiant energy transfer to a firefighter standing a specified distance from a fire of specified...

Person: Butler, Cohen
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS