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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The regular and consistent measurements provided by Earth observation satellites can support the monitoring and reporting of forest indicators. Although substantial scientific literature espouses the capabilities of satellites in this area, the...

Person: Hislop, Haywood, Jones, Soto-Berelov, Skidmore, Nguyen
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Satellite-based active fire data provide indispensable information for monitoring global fire activity and understanding its impacts on climate and air quality. Yet the limited spatiotemporal sampling capacities of current satellites result in...

Person: Li, Zhang, Kondragunta, Schmidt, Holmes
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Understanding the soil heat and moisture transport is significant for assessing the living condition of vegetation and microorganisms in soils. Numerous studies have been conducted to understand the coupled soil heat and moisture transport under '...

Person: Bao, Liu, Qin, Liu
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Tundra fires are projected to increase with anthropogenic climate change, yet our ability to assess key wildfire metrics such as fire severity remains limited. The Normalized Burn Ratio (NBR) is the most commonly applied index for fire severity mapping...

Person: Chen, Lara, Hu
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters: Root Causes and New Management Strategies highlights the urgent need for new methods to prepare and mitigate the effects of these events. Using a multidisciplinary, socio-ecological approach, the book discusses...

Person: Tedim, Leone, McGee
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

An accurate estimation of biomass burning emissions is partially limited by the lack of knowledge of fire burning phase (smoldering vs. flaming). In recent years, several fire detection products have been developed to provide information of fire...

Person: Wang, Roudini, Hyer, Xu, Zhou, Garcia, Reid, Peterson, da Silva
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

High-latitude forests of North America are characterized by their natural dependence on large and severe wildfires. However, these wildfires also pose a range of social, economic, and environmental risks, with growing concern regarding persistent...

Person: Robinne, Hallema, Bladon, Buttle
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This paper presents the generation of a global burned area mapping algorithm using MODIS hotspots and near-infrared reflectance within ESA's Fire_cci project. The algorithm is based on a hybrid approach that combines MODIS highest resolution (250 m)...

Person: Lizundia-Loiola, Otón, Ramo, Chuvieco
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Satellite imagery has been widely used for the assessment of wildfire burn severity within the scientific community and fire management agencies. Multiple indices have been proposed to assess burn severity, among which the differenced Normalized Burn...

Person: Chen, Loboda, Hall
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is a natural element of the landscape and thus, the environment would be different as we know it without its presence. Fire is accepted as a vital force in shaping biomes and, to some extent, has allowed us to persist through time and became '...

Person: Muñoz-Rojas, Pereira
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES