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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Over the past decade Alaskan tundra has experienced an increase in fire occurrence prompting rising concerns in the scientific community. Fire occurrence in tundra ecosystems has the potential to release a large amount of organic carbon stored in the...

Person: Loboda, Jenkins, French, Bourgeau-Chavez
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Radarsat-2 imagery from extreme dry versus wet conditions are compared in an effort to determine the value of using polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data for improving estimation of fuel moisture in a chronosequence of Alaskan boreal black...

Person: Bourgeau-Chavez, Leblon, Charbonneau, Buckley
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

C-band Radarsat-2 data were used to develop multi-parameter algorithms to retrieve soil moisture across a chronosequence (recently burned, shrubby regrowth and mature forest) of fire-disturbed Alaskan boreal black spruce forests using polarized...

Person: Bourgeau-Chavez, Leblon, Charbonneau, Buckley
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Chapter 7 of the book titled, Fire, Climate Change, and Carbon Cycling in the Boreal Forest.

Person: Kasischke, Stocks, Bourgeau-Chavez, Alexander, Stocks, Kasischke
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A microwave backscattering model for shrub clumps was presented. The modelling approach was to treat the clumps as scatterers and attenuators. Three major model components were defined: surface backscattering, clump volume scattering, and multiple path...

Person: Wang, Kasischke, Bourgeau-Chavez, O'Neill, French
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Kasischke, Stocks, Kasischke, French, O'Neill, Richter, Bourgeau-Chavez, Harrell
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The landmark paper of Seiler and Crutzen (1980) clearly laid out the scientific rational as to why the study of biomass burning was essential in terms of completely understanding greenhouse gasses emissions from the land surface to the atmosphere....

Person: Innes, Beniston, Verstraete, Kasischke, O'Neill, Bourgeau-Chavez, French
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Past approaches to estimating the amounts of carbon released during fires in boreal forests have depended on two types of data: 1) those collected during prescribed burns; or 2) those collected from limited number of points in naturally-occurring fires...

Person: Innes, Beniston, Verstraete, Kasischke, Stocks, O'Neill, French, Bourgeau-Chavez
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Kasischke, Stocks, Kasischke, O'Neill, French, Bourgeau-Chavez
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS