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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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A knowledge broker is an organization or individual that translates and disseminates esearch findings to working professionals (Konijnendijk 2004). Knowledge brokers participate in a variety of activities, including translating, spreading and...

Person: Smith, Lee
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Mixed severity wildfires burn large areas in western North America forest ecosystems in most years and this is expected to continue or increase with climate change. Little is understood about vegetation recovery and changing fuel conditions 7-15 years...

Person: Hudak, Morgan, Newingham, Strand, Eitel, Kennedy, Smith
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

At the request of public and private wildland fire managers who recognized a need to assimilate current fire effects knowledge, we produced this state-of-the-art integrated series of documents relevant to management of ecosystems. The series covers our...

Person: Brown, Smith, Brown
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Person: Smith, Lyon, Huff, Smith
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The literature describing animals’ behavioral responses to fire, discussed in chapter 3, is limited. Furthermore, short-term responses do not provide insights about the vigor or sustainability of the species in an area. Studies of animal populations...

Person: Smith, Lyon, Huff, Telfer, Schreiner, Smith
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This chapter presents a broader, more fundamental view of the ecological principles and shifting fire regimes described in the previous chapters that have important implications for ecosystem management. Also included are strategies and approaches for...

Person: Brown, Smith, Brown
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Major forest types that are characterized by nonlethal understory fire regimes include those where ponderosa pine or Jeffrey pine has been a major component either as a fire-maintained seral type or as the self-perpetuating climax (table 5-1). This...

Person: Brown, Smith, Arno
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fires affect animals mainly through effects on their habitat. Fires often cause short-term increases in wildlife foods that contribute to increases in populations of some animals. These increases are moderated by the animals' ability to thrive in...

Person: Smith, Smith, Schreiner, Telfer, Hooper, Huff, Lyon
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on flora and fuels can assist land managers with ecosystem and fire management planning and in their efforts to inform others about the ecological role of fire. Chapter topics include fire regime...

Person: Brown, Smith, Harrington, Ryan, Patterson, Wilson, Wade, Sackett, Paysen, Narog, Myers, Miller, Hoch, Hawkes, Haase, Gottfried, Grace, Duchesne, Brown, Brose, Brock, Arno, Ansley
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS