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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 capture of fire by the genus Homo changed forever the natural history of the Earth. Even today fire appears at the core of many popular scenarios for an environmental apocalypse. Yet the larger history of fire - the varied ways human society have...

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

The 1988 Yellowstone fires provided a unique opportunity to examine how the geometry of fire created patches affects plant reestablishment. We initiated studies in 1990 in small (1 ha), moderate (74-200 ha), and large (480-3968 ha) crown-fire patches...

Person: Turner, Romme, Gardner, Hargrove
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Medusahead (Taeniatherum asperum) has replaced cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) and other annual grasses over extensive areas in California, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington during the past 40 years. It has low palatability, injurious, and pesky awns, and...

Person: Monsen, Kitchen, Hironaka
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'Two studies were undertaken. An initial study in 1974 produced results that indicated significant losses of nitrogen and some other elements. The study was repeated 1981 as a check on the results of the 1974 burn, and to provide an assessment of...

Person: Feller
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Objectives of this study were to test existing prediction equations for duff depth reduction, percentage of duff consumed, and mineral soil exposure to determine the limits of their applicability, and to develop if possible broadly based prediction...

Person: Reinhardt, Keane, Brown, Turner
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We present estimates of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission from worldwide biomass burning totaling ~13 Tg N yr-1 on a 1 degree longitude by 1 degree latitude grid. Roughly 80 percent of these emissions occur in the zone from 25N to 25 degrees S. The...

Person: Dignon, Atherton, Penner, Walton
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The OCTET modeling system has been designed to simulate the atmospheric dynamics, microphysics and scavenging above hypothetical large city fires with energy release rates on the order of 10-100kW/m2 over areas of tens to hundreds of square kilometers...

Person: Molenkamp, Bradley
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Planning prescribed fires for optimal periods which results in emissions reduction is an extremely useful air quality management technique. New information suggests that one more useful tool in smoke management may involve using the capacity of the...

Person: Radke, Ward
Year: 1994
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Brandel, Omi
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Rhizomes of eight understory species were subjected to treatments of 45, 50, 55 and 60 degrees for 5 min in a water bath. Selecton of thesespecies for study was based on differences in the depth of the rhizomes, in habitat, and in rhizome morphology....

Person: Flinn, Pringle
Year: 1983
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS