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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the Introduction: 'It is only recently, however, that prescribed burning has been introduced in Manitoba and Saskatchewan and, consequently, relatively few peple in these provinces are experienced in its use. It is for this reason that this...

Person: Sando, Dobbs
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction:'Research in the field of forest fire protection almost inevitably necessitates a requirement for meteorological data. While many projects utilize on-site observations taken concurrently with the experiment, there also exists...

Person: Simard
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction...'If left indefintely in a constant atmospheric environment, dead vegetation material tends toward a characteristic equilibrium moisture content. since atmospheric conditions in nature usually vary appreciably on a scale of...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the summary ... ' In summary, the results of these large scale fire tests, conducted under marginal burning conditions, were negative; but, paradoxically, I find this very heartening, for we can now be much more confident in our predictions...

Person: Chandler
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the summary and conclusions ... 'This report describes guiding principles defining the what, why, and where of economical fuel reduction in the northern Rocky Mountain region. It includes comments concerning the when and how although it does...

Person: Lyman
Year: 1945
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Two wildfires in Ontario in 1971 are analyzed with respect to fire weather, fuel conditions and fire behavior, including rate of spread, fuel consumption and fire intensity. No attempt is made to assess suppression techniques or to discuss fire control...

Person: Walker, Stocks
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...”Extinguishing forest fires must be done urgently, in most cases, using whatever tools at hand, with little time to employ mechanical methods. Making matters worse, location of the fire cannot be foreseen, nor such factors as wind...

Person: Carretero
Year: 1972
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper analysizes wind speed and direction distributions obtained at nine forestry stations and nine airports across Canada. The effect of differences in the distributions on forest fire danger rating is discussed. The major finding is that...

Person: Simard
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Seven composite samples of western red cedar and western hemlock logging slash of 0.25 to 2 inches diameter were exposed on top of and within the bottom third of a fuel bed in the interior wet belt of British Columbia in August 1965. Their moisture...

Person: Pech
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Wet and dry bulb temperatures from ventilated and non-ventilated screens can be used to obtain realistic values of relative humidity provided the appropriate psychometric coefficient is used. However, relative humidity from non-ventilated screens are...

Person: Flannigan, Litwin
Year: 1989
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS