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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Originally designed as a short-life-span tool to explore the links between surface and crown fire behavior models, NEXUS was first released as an Excel spreadsheet in 1998. The modeling concepts developed for NEXUS have since been used in the Crown...

Person: Scott
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction...'Several decades of fire suppression following logging around the turn-of-the-century has produced dense, even-age stands of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) and Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). They contrast with the...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Scott
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland and wildland/urban interface fires are a serious problem in many areas of the world. It is expected that with global warming the wildfire and wildland/urban interface fire problem will only intensify. The ignition of natural combustible...

Person: Fernandez-Pello, Lautenberger, Rich, Zak, Urban, Hadden, Scott, Fereres
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

[From description] Earth is the only planet known to have fire. The reason is both simple and profound: fire exists because Earth is the only planet to possess life as we know it. Fire is an expression of life on Earth and an index of life's...

Person: Scott, Bowman, Bond, Pyne, Alexander
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Recent fires have spawned intense interest in fuel treatment and ecological restoration activities. Scientists and land managers have been advocating these activities for years, and the recent fires have provided incentives for federal, state, and...

Person: Omi, Joyce, Scott
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This report describes a new set of standard fire behavior fuel models for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model and the relationship of the new set to the original set of 13 fire behavior fuel models. To assist with transition to using the new...

Person: Scott, Burgan
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS