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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Controlling wildfires within the wildland/urban interface has proven to be the most complex challenge facing wildland fire agencies. Although program improvements to increase the efficiency of interface suppression efforts have been suggested, the...

Person: Hamilton, Salazar, Palmer
Year: 1989
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Computers are rapidly expanding into the urban fire safety area. This paper presents some social implications caused by the use of computers for fire safety databases, arson prediction programs, and fire simulation programs. In regards to the new...

Person: Nodvin, Waldrop, Davi
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In this paper, several innovations to the firefighting process are summarized. Organizational innovations include the Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Protection Initiative, common interagency emergency management procedures, and the National Interagency...

Person: McCleese, Nichols, Walton
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Mass fires are likely to follow a nuclear attack. Since it is important to the civil defense program to be able to predict rate, duration, and extent of spread of such fires, the Office of Civil Defense, U.S. Department of Defense, issued a joint...

Person: Chandler, Storey, Tangren
Year: 1963
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Phillips, George
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A methodology for the estimation of ignition times on solid materials is presented. It is based on the observation that the time to ignition is proportional to the squared time integral of the incident heat flux. This relationship can be readily...

Person: Reszka, Borowiec, Steinhaus, Torero
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The NWCG Smoke Management Guide for Prescribed Fire contains information on prescribed fire smoke management techniques, air quality regulations, smoke monitoring, modeling, communication, public perception of prescribed fire and smoke, climate change...

Person: Peterson, Lahm, Fitch, George, Haddow, Melvin, Hyde, Eberhardt
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

[From lead-in] Although there are many other fire behavior knowledge gaps and research needs that I could list here (e.g., development of models or guidelines for predicting fire vortex generation, plume-dominated or convectively dominated fires and...

Person: Alexander
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires over the last couple decades have increased in size and intensity and the fire season has lengthened, resulting in increased wildfire suppression costs and greater risk to human health and safety. The large, severe fires have also had...

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Resource Group: Website
Source: FRAMES

The ‘wildland–urban interface’ (WUI) is a term commonly used to describe areas where wildfires and the built environment have the potential to interact resulting in loss of properties and potential loss of life. Significant residential losses...

Person: Mahmoud, Chulahwat
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES