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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

The threat of life and property losses related to wildfires is a significant issue for federal, state, and local fire and planning agencies who consider the mix of residential areas and wildlands. The wildland fire threat is part of the more general...

Person: Cohen
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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

Forty-six papers are presented on the nature and management of threats to wilderness ecosystems. Five overview papers synthesize knowledge and research on wilderness fire, recreation impacts, livestock in wilderness, nonnative invasive plants, and...

Person: Cole, McCool, Borrie, O'Loughlin
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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

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 report examines some forest health issues current in West Coast states in 1997, 1998 and 1999. The narrative discusses forest ecosystem disturbance, two significant forest insect and disease problems - Swiss needle cast and spruce beetle - forest...

Person: Campbell, Dale, Hooper, Ripley, Schulz
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Interactive multimedia technology has been utilized in the development of a CD-ROM based wildland fire safety training course, Wildland Fire-Safety on the Fireline. Interactive multimedia technology allows delivery of training to a large number of...

Person: Thorburn, MacMillan, Alexander
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland-urban interface (W-UI) fires are a significant concern for federal, state, and local land management and fire agencies. Research using modeling, experiments, and W-UI case studies indicates that home ignitability during wildland fires depends...

Person: Cohen
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Aim: This paper describes the characteristics of the spatio-temporal distribution of vegetation fires as detected from satellite data for the 12 months April 1992 to March 1993. Location: Fires are detected daily at a spatial resolution of 1 km for all...

Person: Dwyer, Pereira, Gregoire, DaCamara
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS