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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Data are presented on several current studies being conducted in the Mackenzie Delta and the Arctic Archipelago in relation to oil and gas exploration. Tundra fires destroy most of the aboveground plant cover and result in significant increases in...

Person: Bliss, Wein
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction letter ... 'This publication deals with fire, a significant force in the forest environment. Depending upon land management objectives for a specific area, plus a host of environmental variables, fire will sometimes be an...

Person:
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This Report describes the construction of an index of the relative rate of spread of crowning forest fires during spring and early summer. It depends on the proposition that conifer crowns are more flammable during this period because the moisture...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The use of chemical fire retardants in forest ecosystems creates a number of potential problems in land management. The properties, application, and known side-effects of chemical retardants are therefore reviewed from the point of view of ecological...

Person: Douglas
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction:'Research in the field of forest fire protection almost inevitably necessitates a requirement for meteorological data. While many projects utilize on-site observations taken concurrently with the experiment, there also exists...

Person: Simard
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction:'The technique selected for measuring the pyrolysis energy involved the use of the Perkin-Elmer DSC-2 Differential Scanning Calorimeter and TS-1 Thermogravimetric Balane. The TGS-1 also used a Cahn Time Derivative Computer to...

Person: Welker, Duvvuri
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The performance of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index (FWI) is analyzed with respect to wildfire behavior in Ontario for a 7-year period (1965-1971). Lightning fires and man-caused fires are analyzed separately and regional differences in fire...

Person: Stocks
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction:'The objective of EDST 1710, Firing and Line Holding Devices, is to improve safety and efficiency in prescribed burning and wildfire control through the development of equipment for firing and line holding. There has been a...

Person: Ramberg
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'The computer program FIREDAT was run and the cumulate percentage of ignition components used to determine the class boundaries. The only percents green used were10-30-50, corresponding to cured, transition and green in the old...

Person: Main
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction...'If left indefintely in a constant atmospheric environment, dead vegetation material tends toward a characteristic equilibrium moisture content. since atmospheric conditions in nature usually vary appreciably on a scale of...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS