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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the book jacket...'From prehistory to the present-day conservation movement, Stephen J. Pyne's narrative explores the efforts of sucessive American cultures to master this forbidding kind of fire and to use it to shape the landscape. He...

Person: Pyne
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Created through the Wildfire Disaster Recovery Act of 1989 (PL 101-286), in response to the destructive western fire season of 1987 and the Yellowstone fires of 1988, the Commission was asked to consider the environmental and economic effects of...

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

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Person: Riley
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Phillips, George
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Each year, wildland fires threaten structures and occupants of the wildland-urban interface (WUI). Currently, wildfire ignition estimates largely exclude ignitions originating within municipal jurisdictions, which contain the majority of the US...

Person: Thomas, Butry
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

FIREMAP is a model for simulating surface fire spread through heterogeneous fuels and over non-uniform terrain. The model was constructed using PROMAP, a language which allows dynamic spatial models to be constructed using raster GIS data bases. The...

Person: Nodvin, Waldrop, Ball, Guertin
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Across the globe, wildfire-related destruction appears to be worsening despite increased fire suppression expenditure. At the same time, wildfire management is becoming increasingly complicated owing to factors such as an expanding wildland-urban...

Person: Minas, Hearne, Handmer
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The paper describes attributes of space, time, and process in terms of their relations to wildland fire. It then presents a generic framework, based on eight interrelated scale classes for space, time, and process. The effects of changing scales are...

Person: Simard
Year: 1991
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This project address two questions: 1) Has the 1990's Spruce Bark Beetle outbreak altered the probability of fire occurrence between 2001 and 2010? 2) Has the outbreak and wildfire affected property values in the wildland urban interface?

Person: Hansen
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Community wildfire protection plans have been described as 'one of the most successful tools' for addressing wildland fire management in the WUI. Jakes will share findings from two recently completed studies of CWPPs, one identifying best...

Person: Jakes
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES