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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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A summary report by Alaska Fire Service personnel on the record season of 2004 in Alaska, including statistics, smoke impacts, and research conducted during the fire season. Poster presentation at Mixed-Severity Fire Regimes Conference, Spokane, WA Nov...

Person: Jandt, Hrobak
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Presented for Lesson 30 of the S-590 Advanced Fire Behavior Interpretation Course at the National Advanced Resource Technology Center in Marana, Arizona, 7-19 March 2004.

Lesson Objectives:

  • Gather a cursory understanding of the...
Person: Alexander
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

This study evaluates the effects of alternative fuels treatment options on wildfire acres, smoke emissions, and landscape composition, on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  It is part of the Pacific Southwest Research Station's 'Risk-Based Comparison of...

Person: Schreuder, Schaaf, Wiitala, Weise
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Presentation given at the Joint Fire Science Program Principal Investigator Workshop, April 2004.

Person: Ohmann, Pierce, Gregory, Wimberly, Fried
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Contains descriptions of fuel types.

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Year: 2004
Resource Group: Website
Source: FRAMES

When predicting fire behavior in the field, it is desirable to be able to obtain the required input information with a minimum of special equipment. This article tells how to estimate slope (percent) using materials in a belt weather kit. This method...

Person: Andrews
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Climate change affects forests both directly and indirectly through disturbances. Disturbances are a natural and integral part of forest ecosystems, and climate change can alter these natural interactions. When disturbances exceed their natural range...

Person: Dale, Joyce, McNulty, Neilson
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

It has been recently suggested that droughts induced by climate warming reduce the catchment export of colour-forming, and therefore, UV-B protective, DOC to boreal lakes, which in turn may influence the health of resident biota. We determined that the...

Person: France, Steedman, Lehmann, Peters
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Elevated CO2 increases root growth and fine (diam. £2 mm) root growth across a range of species and experimental conditions. However, there is no clear evidence that elevated CO2 changes the proportion of C allocated to root biomass, measured as either...

Person: Tingey, Phillips, Johnson
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Self-propagating heat waves can engender new and improved materials, but only recently have researchers found ways to monitor these ultraquick chemical reactions.' © 2000 Scientific American, Inc.

Person: Varma
Year: 2000
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS