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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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[From lead-in] Although there are many other fire behavior knowledge gaps and research needs that I could list here (e.g., development of models or guidelines for predicting fire vortex generation, plume-dominated or convectively dominated fires and...

Person: Alexander
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

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

This paper provides criteria for proper use of instrument shelters and suggests installation of additional special purpose shelters for other than temperature-recording instruments.

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

The 1998 wildland fire season presented conditions favoring increased wildland fire numbers and rapid expansion of area affected. This situation posed complex issues to all wildland fire management agencies in terms of firefighting resource...

Person: Goens, Ferguson, Zimmerman, Hilbruner, Werth, Sexton, Bartlette
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Alaska Fire Control Service was established in 1939. It was charged with fire protection and prevention for all Alaska. It concentrated on the major population centers for this protection. In the mid 1950s smokejumpers and helitack were added and a...

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

Sixteen papers were presented on opportunities associated with and limitations of landscape fire models for boreal and temperate ecosystems. Specific topics included modeling gaps and needs, application of fire models for forest and vegetation...

Person: Hawkes, Flannigan
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The TASET project was funded by the Joint Fire Science Program to develop a structured analysis of smoke management and to recommend specific developments for advancing the state of science in this field. We approached this problem by first developing...

Person: Fox, Riebau
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Comprises 80 references to papers and publications related specifically to fire management of wilderness areas in the USA. An index is given to 11 general subject categories.

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

Lists the conference proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology as part of the 80th AMS Annual Meeting (Jan. 9-14, 2000 in Long Beach, CA).

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Year: 2000
Resource Group: Website
Source: FRAMES