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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This 15-minute video provides an overview of the FireWorks program and describes several of the activities.

Person:
Year: 2021
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Dr. Stephen Pyne, the world's foremost fire historian, discusses how we are living in a Fire Age of comparable scale to the Ice Ages of the Pleistocene, and whether our relationship with fire is a mutual assistance pact or a Faustian bargain. To read...

Person: Pyne
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Humanity’s fire practices are creating the fire equivalent of an ice age. Our shift from burning living landscapes to burning lithic ones is affecting all aspects of Earth.

Person: Pyne
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Current and future development of IFTDSS and a demonstration of the Map Values feature that was added in Version 3.2.0.2.

Person: Ernstrom, Hyde
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presented by: Robert "Zeke" Ziel, UAF

October 25th, 2019

Webinar from EPSCoR team meeting

Discussion of the evolution and development of fire behavior analysis tools

Person: Grabinski, Ziel
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Preliminary list of fire research needs in Alaska.

Person: Barnes
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

What factors may influence new fires burning into or being slowed by previous fire scars? How long can we consider fire scars a fuel barrier? More and more area in Alaska seems to be burning in close succession, or "repeat burns."

Person: Barnes, Ziel
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

A review of weather factors important to predicting tundra fire spread from a study by NOAA Hollings Scholar James White of Ohio State University.

Person: White
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Climate and disturbance regimes are expected to change profoundly in 21st century forests. Whether and where forests may succumb to projected trends and shift to different ecosystem states is poorly resolved but essential for anticipating both...

Person: Hansen
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

We’ve spent 100 years growing a tinderbox across the West. Now it's wildfire season. Controlled burning - an indigenous tradition that's been used for millennia - might be a solution.

Person:
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES