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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Forest fire prevention data from ten different forest protection agencies in Canada were analyzed and evaluated. Data currently being collected fail to provide the information required for effective fire prevention programs. Information on the unsafe...

Person: Woodard, Niederleitner
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Building on insights provided by Beck (1988), Pyne (1982) and others, the paper views wildland fire as an event revealing a social and scientific field in which basic dilemmas that separate nature and culture, environmental autonomy and human...

Person: Greenlee, Mejer
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et. seq.) as amended, also called the Clean Water Act (CWA), provides the basis for the management and improvement of water quality in the United States. As amended in 1987, it addresses both...

Person: Bryan, LaFayette
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Prescribed fire as a social issue becomes automatically an ecological, political, and economic issue. Any issue that affects us socially we take to the political arena, and its final resolution will involve the costs of different avenues to resolving...

Person: Bryan, Martin
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Alaskans in general felt that fires burned communities elsewhere but not in their backyard. That all started to change after the disastrous Miller's Reach Fire in June of 1996. Now Alaskans are thinking about and discussing the hazards and...

Person: Clark, Hardy
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES