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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The application of weather modification techniques as a fire control tool was field tested in Alaska during the summers of 1969 and 1970. The 1969 trial was primarily exploratory. Data gathered indicated clouds or cloud-systems exist in interior Alaska...

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

The Bureau of Land Management in Alaska allocates fire control resources during critical situations according to a plan that considers resource values, fire danger, and numbers of men committed to fires. Values were assigned by resource managers...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Richardson
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

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Person: Little
Year: 1993
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

From the Executive Summary: Current Status: Pondberry is listed as an endangered species. A total of 36 naturally occurring populations are extant. The species is currently known from Arkansas (10 populations), Georgia (4 populations), Mississippi (13...

Person: DeLay, O'Conner, Ryan, Currie
Year: 1993
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire management demands that we (1) mke the best use of whatis known to us, (2) add to our knowledge, (3) assess the possibilites andd the probabilities offuture events, (4) obtain meaningful pulic choices.

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

Sampling the forest floor to determine litter weight is a tedious,time-consuming job. A new device has been designed and tested at the Southern Forest Fire Laboratory that eliminates many of the past sampling problams. The sampler has been fabricated...

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

From the Foreword: 'The tables presented here contain forest fire statistics for the calendar years 1978 and 1979 as reported by all Canadian forest fire control agencies. This publication reestablishes an annual series formerly entitled '...

Person: Ramsey, Higgins
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS