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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

A method is presented for the evaluation of the heating efficiency required for ignition as a spreading fire closes with fuel. An array of thermocouples was implanted in the fuel ahead of the fire to obtain the heat absorbed by the fuel prior to...

Person: Frandsen
Year: 1973
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

The scientific literature on logging after wildfire is reviewed, with a focus on environ-mental effects of logging and removal of large woody structure. Rehabilitation, the practice of planting or seeding after logging, is not reviewed here. Several...

Person: McIver, Starr
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

An important challenge in global-change research is to stimulate short-term transient changes in climate, disturbance regime, and recruitment that drive long-term vegetation distributions. Spatial features (e.g., topographic barriers) and processes,...

Person: Rupp, Starfield, Chapin
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Our study objective was to develop a better understanding of the ecological significance of unburned forest remnants in successional sub-boreal landscapes created by fire. We characterized remnant forest patches and compared them to matrix forest in...

Person: DeLong, Kessler
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This study reports the fuel weight and biomass distribution in a 51-year-old lowland and 55-year-old upland black spruce (Picea mariana [Mill.] B.S.P.) stand in interior Alaska. Biomass distribution is shown for overstory, stand and down dead tree...

Person: Barney, Van Cleve
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Tanana River basin in interior Alaska occupies approximately 11.9 million hectares. Forests of the basin consist of white or black spruce (Picea glauca, P. mariana), tamarack (Larix laricina), paper birch (Betula papyrifera), quaking aspen (Populus...

Person: Moser, Moser, Roessler, Packee
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This paper describes results of FROSTFIRE, a forest fire experiment carried out in July 1999 and also surveys results of the Donnelly Flats forest fire in June 1999 from the point of view of forest fire behavior. An investigation of the Donnelly Flats...

Person: Hayasaka
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The forest floor contributes the majority of carbon and nitrogen emitted by boreal forest fires. Therefore, estimates of C and N emissions require characterization of volumetric C and N storage of mature stands. Sampling the forest floor by <5-cm...

Person: Harden, Maines, Ottmar, Sandberg, Valentine
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS