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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Summary (p.499-500) ... 'Fire is an important natural and anthropogenic factor in the dynamics of the boreal forest system. The ecological and environmental impacts of boreal fires depend on fire weather, fuel availability, fire behavior and...

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

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

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Person: Moody, Buchanan, Melcher, Wistrand
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Of the many disturbance factors that shaped hardwood forests in the eastern United States, fire was perhaps the most important. Fires ignited by Native Americans and lightning played a dominant role in sustaining oak (Quercus spp.) forests throughout...

Person: Spetich, Van Lear
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In 2000 the Squamish Forest District began a pilot project to study the effects of prescribed fire on forest succession, fuel dynamics, regeneration, wildlife habitat, and timber supply within two landscape units encompassing 103,000 ha north of...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Blackwell, Gray, Steele, Needoba, Green, MacKenzie
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Complex interactions exist among ungulates, predators, humans, and vegetation in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Fire and herbivory are key parts of the interactions among these ecosystem components. Significant increases in human use, exclusion...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Amiro, de Groot, Bothwell, Westhaver, Achuff
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Treseder, Mack, Cross
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The severity of the 2000 fire season has increased public awareness of a widespread fuels problem in western U.S. forests. Federal land management agencies have responded with plans to greatly expand programs to mitigate hazardous fuel conditions....

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Omi, Martinson, Kalkhan, Chong, Hunter, Stohlgren
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