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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

This paper addresses the impacts of climate change on forest fires and describes how this, in turn, will impact on the forests of the United States. In addition to reviewing existing studies on climate change and forest fires we have used two transient...

Person: Flannigan, Stocks, Wotton
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

For reasons of economy it may be necessary to close one or several fire-weather stations in a protection area. Since it is logical to close those stations that will have the least impact on the ability of the fire manager to assess overall fire danger...

Person: Furman
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A method is presented for the evaluation of the heating efficiency required for ignition as a spreading fire closes with fuel. An array of thermocouples was implanted in the fuel ahead of the fire to obtain the heat absorbed by the fuel prior to...

Person: Frandsen
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Several fire retardants in current use were dropped from the Canadair CL-215 to determine drop height effects and for evaluation of the tank and gating system. This was accomplished through the quantification and analysis of the characteristics of the...

Person: George
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Describes an algorithm for separating fuel depth data into distinctive groups of measurements. The algorithm is justified heuristically, through its mathematical similarity to the "tuner" of a radio receiver. Test data generated artificially...

Person: Albini
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A demonstration package of predictive models for assessing the risk of forest damage from wind, fire and snow has been produced which can be accessed via the World Wide Web (WWW). The paper describes how this demonstration provides a common point of...

Person: Miller, Dunham, Broadgate, Aspinall, Law
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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

Many U. S. forests, especially those with historically short-interval, low- to moderate-severity fire regimes, are too dense and have excessive quantities of fuels. Widespread treatments are needed to restore ecological integrity and reduce the high...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Weatherspoon
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This release developed from library research for information needed to prepare wildlife sections of the Bureau's Fire Management Environmental Impact Statement. It is not a complete review of available literature.

Person: Stanton
Year: 1975
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS