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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Performance requirements for a real-time recording, bispectral, line-scanning infrared equipment are outlined for application to forest fire detection and mapping.

Person: Madden
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Describes the application, in the boreal forest, of Australian methods of counter-firing by incendiary capsules dropped from helicopters [cf. FA 32, 945]. A prototype machine was developed for the priming and release of the capsules, since these...

Person: Lait, Taylor
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Briefly discusses fire-fighting problems in interior Alaska, and describes the successful use there, for water-dropping, of helicopters equipped with special buckets that can be filled from ponds or lakes while the aircraft is hovering. Several sizes...

Person: Percival, Noste
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES