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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Alaska's Fire Environment: Not an Average Place is a compilation of excerpts from the keynote presentation given by Robert "Zeke" Ziel at the Albuquerque location of the 2019 Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference. 

Alaska is nearly 18% of USA...

Person: Ziel
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire captures the public’s attention every summer, but public understanding of fire is limited. This lack of understanding may contribute to poor support of fire management activities, particularly those that use fire for resource benefit. The...

Person: Abrahamson
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Flyer highlighting features of the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center (LLC):

  • Incident Review Database
  • Rapid Lesson Sharing
  • TED-Ed+ LLC YouTube Channel
  • Podcast
  • Publications
  • Blog
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Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Tanana River basin in interior Alaska occupies approximately 11.9 million hectares. Forests of the basin consist of white or black spruce (Picea glauca, P. mariana), tamarack (Larix laricina), paper birch (Betula papyrifera), quaking aspen (Populus...

Person: Moser, Moser, Roessler, Packee
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