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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Wildfires emit O3 precursors but there are large variations in emissions, plume heights, and photochemical processing. These factors make it challenging to model O3 production from wildfires using Eulerian models. Here we describe a statistical...

Person: Gong, Kaulfus, Nair, Jaffe
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire is an important driver of change in most forest, savannah, and prairie ecosystems and fire-altered organic matter, or pyrogenic carbon (PyC), conveys numerous functions in soils of fire-maintained terrestrial ecosystems. Although an exceptional...

Person: Pingree, DeLuca
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Why is calibrating the fire behavior models important to predicting fire behavior - an interview with Mark Finney a Research Scientist at the RMRS Fire Sciences Lab. Mark highlight's considerations an analyst should make when validating fire behavior...

Person: Finney
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Why use FSPro - an interview with Mark Finney - This tool was developed to help inform risk based decisions associated with values at risk and probability of fire impacts to those values.

Person: Finney
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

What makes a good analyst - some thoughts from Mark Finney and his perspective of what makes a good analyst. An analyst is curious about fire behavior, they use judgement and interpretation to communicate and validate models in relation to the actual...

Person: Finney
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Mark Finney provides some considerations when setting up FSPro analyses - What is it you want to know from the analysis - is it the likely hood something is going to happen or is it the potential something is going to happen? These are different...

Person: Finney
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

"WFDSS Analyses: Getting Ready for the 2017 Season" webinar on May 17, 2017, organized by the Fire Modeling and Analysis Committee and presented by Rick Stratton, Jennifer Barnes, and Robert Ziel.

Person: Ziel, Barnes, Stratton
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Alaska Fire Modeling and Analysis Committee Webinar: DOF and AFS GIS servers

Webinar by Dan LaBarre and Jennifer Jenkins

Person: Jenkins, LaBarre
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

These tables calculate Dew Point and Relative Humidity based on the observed wet bulb and dry bulb temperatures and the elevation at the site of the observation.

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Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The wildland fire environment is entering a new age of complexity in terms of not only the biophysical fire environment but also the social environment. More and more attention is being paid to the human side of fire and the role that leadership plays...

Person: Waldron, Alarid
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES