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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 paper looks first at the kind of forest fire statistics that are currently available in Canada. The main statistics are number of fires area burned, causes, and control costs. Good inventory data on burned areas are not available. The recent...

Person: Brand, Van Wagner
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

National Park Service policies concerning fire have changed over the years from no policy at all in the early years, through years of absolute fire suppression, to a period of experimentation and refinement with a full spectrum of integrated fire...

Person: Nodvin, Waldrop, van Wagtendonk
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

An experimental approach is essential to understanding the controls on ecosystem function. An explicit focus on state factors provides a framework that logically leads to formulation and experimental testing of hypotheses. In this article, we present...

Person: Van Cleve, Chapin, Dyrness, Viereck
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This study investigates the impact of postulated greenhouse warming on the severity of the forest fire season in Canada. Using CO2 levels that are double those of the present (2 X CO2), simulation results from three general circulation models (...

Person: Flannigan, Van Wagner
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS