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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Measurements of cloud condensation nuclei were made from small samples of stratospheric air taken from a U-2 aircraft at altitudes ranging from 13 to 19 kilometers. The measured concentrations of nuclei both in and outside the plume from the May and...

Person: Rogers, Hudson, Kocmond
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

It is shown that similarity solutions in strong buoyant plumes (plant or axisymmetric) exist if a local characteristic turbulent diffusion coefficient varies inversely proportional to the square of the local gas density in the plume. The similarity...

Person: Delichatsios
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The possibility of applying infrared imagery to the study of a large, hot plume materialized by carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of fuel oil is investigated. In a specific case (the PROSERPINE experiment), due to the high...

Person: Brustet, Benech, Waldteufel
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We develop a simple analytical model to estimate the thickness of a smoke layer formed by a plume of a large area fire and to account for crosswinds. We take advantage of the dominant flow features in the upper part of the rising plume and in the smoke...

Person: Weihs, Small
Year: 1993
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusion ... 'An ecological review on air pollution as a whole, and in particular the relationship of control burning to such possible pollution warrants the following conclusions: (1) In spite of the tremendous amounts of pollutant...

Person: Komarek
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'One area where great strides can be made is in the climatology of fire weather and its application to fire planning. Recent advances have been made in application of climatology to agriculture, and many of the same principles...

Person: Reifsnyder
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Changing climate and land use appear to importantly affect the biosphere by way of impacts on fire regimes. Feedback effects on climate and air quality are likely through emissions of trace gases, aerosols, and particulates that affect radiation...

Person: Clark, Stocks
Year: 1993
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'...With that impressionistic gallop through history as a backdrop, let me touch upon some of the technical material that has come to light as a result of urban fires and the research devoted to their prevention and cure. Perhaps the dominant area...

Person: Kerr
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Mechanized full-tree logging is the preferred harvesting system in Northeastern Ontario. These operations typically involve roadside delimbing, producing large quantities of slash at roadsides and landings. Slash pile burning involves gathering the...

Person: Luke, Scarlett, Archibald
Year: 1993
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Traditionally, in the Southwest, ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) red slash has not been treated with fire to meet resource objectives until all slash has fully cured, usually a 2-to-4-year wait. Waiting for slash to cure is still the widespread...

Person: Orozco, Carrillo
Year: 1993
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS