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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

[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

Project Objectives: Land managers and researchers from the Department of Agriculture (Forest Service), Department of Interior (National Park Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Bureau of Land Management), and universities will work collaboratively to...

Person: Weatherspoon
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute strives to provide scientific leadership in developing and applying the knowledge necessary to sustain wilderness ecosystems and values. Since its 1993 dedication, researchers at this federal, interagency...

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

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

A relation between fire behavior and crown scorch height is derived from measurements on 13 experimental outdoor fires. The range of data includes fire intensities from 16 to 300 kcal/s-m, and scorch heights from 2 to 17 m. The results agree with...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Land managers in Alaska need information on lichen regeneration timelines specific to their region to establish sound fire management guidelines for caribou winter range. North American caribou (Rangifer tarandus) herds are largely dependent on lichens...

Person: Jandt, Meyers
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The papers in these proceedings cover a wide range of topics related to human and natural disturbance processes in forests of the boreal zone in North America and Eurasia. Topics include historic and predicted landscape change; forest management;...

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

This paper discusses the overall effects fire has on the carbon budget of boreal forests Studies on using the boreal forest as a means to sequester carbon have not adequately accounted for these effects, Among other approaches, it has been suggested...

Person: Conard, Kasischke
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The importance of measuring and monitoring fire related ecosystem characteristics in forests is recognized and is the focus of several new studies. In this paper we present a discussion on the use of remote sensing for the study of boreal forest fire...

Person: Conard, French, Kasischke, Michalek, Mudd
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES