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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 primary objective of this work is to assess the local, regional, and national risks to air quality and visibility from wildland fire. This will be done by generating and analyzing statistics of daily and nightly variability of surface wind, mixing...

Person: Sandberg, Ferguson, Acheson, Dether, Neill, Schmidt
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

ANNOTATION: This article assesses how forest biomass can be utilized with and the implementation of fuel reduction and ecosystem restoration objectives of the National Fire Plan for the Western United States. Both public and private forests are...

Person: Rummer, Prestemon, May, Miles, Vissage, McRoberts, Liknes, Shepperd, Ferguson, Elliot, Miller, Reutebuch, Barbour, Fried, Stokes, Bilek, Skog
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Ventilation Climate Information System (VCIS) was completed with Joint Fire Science Program support in 2000 under a 1998-2000 project called, 'Assessing Values of Air Quality and Visibility at Risk from Wildland Fires.' It is a twice-...

Person: Ferguson, Larkin
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Research to quantify fuel consumption and flammability in shrub-dominated ecosystems has received little attention despite the widespread occurrence of fire-influenced, shrub-dominated landscapes across the arid lands of the western United States....

Person: Wright, Ottmar, Ferguson, Vihnanek
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Many areas of the boreal forest of Alaska contain deep layers of moss, duff, and peat, resulting in a large pool of biomass that potentially can burn and smolder for long periods of time creating hazardous smoke episodes for local residents and...

Person: Ottmar, Ferguson, Vihnanek, Babbitt
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Many areas of the boreal forest of Alaska contain deep layers of moss, duff, and peat, resulting in a large pool of biomass that can potentially can burn and smolder for long periods of time creating hazardous smoke episode for local residents and...

Person: Ottmar, Ferguson, Vihnanek, Babbitt
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

To assess values of air quality and visibility at risk from wildland fire in the United States, we generated a 40-year database that includes twice daily values of wind, mixing height, and a ventilation index that is the product of windspeed and mixing...

Person: Ferguson, McKay, Nagel, Piepho, Rorig, Anderson, Kellogg
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fine-scale weather data are becoming increasing available for fire weather and fire danger forecasting to support tactical fire preparedness and prescribed fire planning. Unfortunately, appropriate techniques to implement the National Fire Danger...

Person: Hoadley, Bradshaw, Ferguson, Goodrick, Werth, Hostetler
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

Lightning causes most wildfires in the western United States, and is a major cause of fire elsewhere in the U.S. Because most lightning occurs with significant precipitation, however, simple predictions of Lightning Activity Level (LAL) do not...

Person: Rorig, Ferguson, Goodrick, Werth
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

In order to keep our focus and avoid unnecessary mission creep that could ultimately prevent us from achieving our objectives, we plan to invite specific personnel and agencies to this work shop. Our plan is to place three focal points at the workshop...

Person: Brenner, Masters, Ferguson
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES