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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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New satellite instruments are currently being designed specifically for fire detection, even though to date the detection of active fires from space has never been an integral part of the design of any in-orbit space mission. Rather, the space-based...

Person: Innes, Beniston, Verstraete, Cahoon, Stocks, Alexander, Baum, Goldammer
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire behaviour associated with the stand structure of a particular pine plantation is the result of multiple interactions between climate and weather conditions, physical characteristics of the fuel complex, the micrometeorological environment (i.e.,...

Person: Cruz, Alexander
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This paper provides a brief overview and progress report of the U.S. Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) sponsored project "Crown Fire Behavior Characteristics and Prediction in Conifer Forests: A State-of-Knowledge Synthesis" (JFSP 09-S-03-1).

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Person: Cruz, Alexander, Vaillant, Peterson
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The preparation of wildland fire behavior studies represents both an opportunity and a challenge to the wildland fire community in the future. While the continuance of basic research into fire fundamentals is essential to gaining a complete...

Person: Alexander, Thomas
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A summary of a JSFP survey presented by Sarah Trainor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, at the 2011 Alaska Fire Science Workshop.

Person: Trainor
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Permafrost has a significant impact on high latitude ecosystems and is spatially heterogeneous. However, only generalized maps of permafrost extent are available. Due to its impacts on carbon pools, subsurface hydrology, lake water levels, vegetation...

Person: Pastick, Jorgenson, Wylie, Minsley, Ji, Walvoord, Smith, Abraham, Rose
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Stokes, Wells, Dietz, Kirk, Rhodes
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Website
Source: FRAMES

Vegetation cover is a heterogeneous medium composed of different kinds of fuels and non-combustible parts. Some properties of real fires arise from this heterogeneity. Creating heterogeneous fuel areas may be useful both in land management and in...

Person: Simeoni, Salinesi, Morandini
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Fire frequency is expected to increase due to climate warming in many areas, particularly the boreal forests. An increase in fire frequency may have important effects on the global carbon cycle by decreasing the size of boreal carbon stores. Our...

Person: Brown, Johnstone
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Wildfire is a complex and critical ecological process that is an integral component of western Canadian terrestrial ecosystems. Therefore, Canadian land management agencies such as Parks Canada require detailed burn severity data for the monitoring and...

Person: Soverel, Coops, Perrakis, Daniels, Gergel
Year: 2011
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS