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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 22nd Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference featured a special session on selected aspects of the wildland fire research carried out during the International Crown Fire Modelling Experiment (ICFME), co-chaired by M.E. Alexander of the Canadian Forest...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Alexander, Stocks
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Group cohesion can mean the difference between life and death. ...Right when a type 2 crew is first mobilized, the crew boss should openly acknowledge group cohesion as a weakness. ...We should use prefire opportunities to help...

Person: Lee
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'A policy of allowing all fires to burn would be just as flawed as the old policy of putting them all out. ...Our policy is to use fire where we can and suppress fire where we must.'

Person: Bosworth
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Williams
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Campbell, Campbell
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Stuever
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

I recently completed a study providing insight into critical decisions by command officers on some of California's most notorious wildfires in the wildland/urban interface (WUI). My study focused on the first several hours of response to the fires...

Person: Rohde
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Extensive measurements of smoke exposure among wildland firefighters are summarized, showing that firefighters can be exposed to significant levels of carbon monoxide and respiratory irritants, including formaldehyde, acrolein, and respirable...

Person: Reinhardt, Ottmar
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fire shelters are critical safety items required for use by most wildland firefighters in the United States. Most testing of fire shelters, clothing and other personal protective equipment (PPE) has been limited to prescribed fires or laboratory based...

Person: Putnam, Butler
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Can wildland fire behavior really be predicted? That depends on how accurate you expect the prediction to be. The minute-by-minute movement of a fire will probably never be predictable- certainly not from weather conditions forecasted many hours before...

Person: Alexander, Thomas
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS