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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the Introduction ... 'The vegetation mosaic in any landscape is a function of environmental variation and historic disturbances, whether caused by humans or other factors. Many studies have focused on species composition in relation to...

Person: Turner, Knight
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The subtitle ... 'The American dream of a home in the woods is going up in smoke for more and more people. Here's how to keep it from happening to you.' Published by American Forests. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Person: Guth
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The grass genus Aristida in the southeastern United States is reviewed. Twenty species are present in the region, all indigenous to the area. New combinations proposed are Aristida purpurescens Poir. var. tenuispica (Hitchc.) Allred and var. virgata (...

Person: Allred
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Describes design and construction of a system for creating a vertical, unbounded arc discharge in air. The arc is initiated by an exploding tungsten wire and is turned on and off by a silicon-controlled rectifier switching system. As a safety...

Person: Latham
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'The insulating properties of the bark influence the relative resistance of various species of trees. Within a species the tree with the thickest bark is afforded the best protection. Other factors such as bark character and...

Person: Eisenhower, Nelson, Sims
Year: 1934
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary ... 'The transfer theory is applied to the problem of atmospheric diffusion of momentum and heat induced by line and point sources of heat on the surface of the earth. In order that the validity of the approximations of the...

Person: Scesa, Sauer
Year: 1954
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the summary and conclusions ... 'This report describes guiding principles defining the what, why, and where of economical fuel reduction in the northern Rocky Mountain region. It includes comments concerning the when and how although it does...

Person: Lyman
Year: 1945
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A study was carried out to investigate the effects of slash-burning on the nutrient status of two Sub-Boreal. Spruce zone ecosystems in the west central interior of British Columbia. The slash, forest floor and mineral soil (0—15 cm depth) in these...

Person: Taylor
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The forest history around Marion Lake in southwestern British Columbia is reconstructed using plant macrofossil analysis. A comparison with a previous reconstruction based on pollen and spore analysis reveals a good correspondence between pollen and...

Person: Wainman, Mathewes
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A Typha marsh community was subjected to draining and seasonal burning treatments to control the growth of emergent aquatics. Treatments resulted in an increase in total number of species after 3 years. Cover and frequency of Aster novi-belgii, Lycopus...

Person: Mallik, Wein
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS