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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Fire ecology is discussed in relation to basic ecological processes; the characteristics of the fire environment are reviewed. Lightning and lightning storms are considered as the primary natural cause of fires in nature. The nature of fire and its...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Komarek
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper discusses some of the historical aspects of wildfires in interior Alaska with particular reference to the period from 1940 to the present. Several speculations are made on the basis of recent records relative to fire impact or effects. The...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Barney
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In a south-facing subbasin of Caribou-Poker Creek Research Watershed near Fairbanks, several mature white spruce stringers, apparent relics of extensive stands that have escaped fires, were studied.Tree-ring investigations show that the mature spruce...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Quirk, Sykes
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The forests of interior Alaska are a complex mosaic of stands which are, to a significant degree, related to the fire history of this area. Following fire the major interior forest tree species -- white spruce, black spruce, paper birch, quaking aspen...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Zasada
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Mann Gulch fire, which overran 16 firefighters in 1949, is analyzed to show its probable movement with respect to the crew. The firefighters were smoke-jumpers who had parachuted near the fire on August 5, 1949. While they were moving to a safer...

Person: Rothermel
Year: 1993
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Studies of anticipated effects of global warming tend to concentrate on the physiological limits of individual organisms, and imputed modifications to biome distributions expresed as climax ecosystems. Changes in distributions of individual species and...

Person: Holten, Paulsen, Oechel, Suffling
Year: 1993
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Eighty-nine upland forest stands were selected to cover the ranges of tree species composition, stand ages, understory composition, and site in the area. The role of each tree species as a pioneer, transient, or self-maintaining component of the forest...

Person: Dix, Swan
Year: 1971
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

From the text ... 'In this paper I want to review certain aspects of the fire ecology of the spruces, chiefly white spruce, in the boreal forest area from the prairie provinces to the North West Territories, Yukon, and adjacent Alaska.'

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