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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This Synthesis Report is based on the assessment carriedout by the three Working Groups of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report (...

Person: Pachauri, Reisinger
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report describes progress in understanding of the human and natural drivers of climate change, observed climate change, climate processes and attribution, and estimates of projected future...

Person: Solomon, Qin, Manning, Marquis, Averyt, Tignor, Miller, Chen
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The assessment is of current scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on natural, managed and human systems, the capacity of these systems to adapt and their vulnerability. It builds upon past IPCC assessments and incorporates new...

Person: Parry, Canziani, Palutikof, van der Linden, Hanson
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Working Group III contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) focuses on new literature on the scientific, technological, environmental, economic and social aspects of mitigation of climate change, published since the IPCC Third...

Person: Metz, Davidson, Bosch, Dave, Meyer
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

[1] Wildfire is a common occurrence in ecosystems of northern high latitudes, and changes in the fire regime of this region have consequences for carbon feedbacks to the climate system. To improve our understanding of how wildfire influences carbon...

Person: Balshi, McGuire, Zhuang, Melillo, Kicklighter, Kasischke, Wirth, Flannigan, Harden, Clein, Burnside, McAllister, Kurz, Apps, Shvidenko
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Vegetation response and burn severity were examined following eight large wildfires that burned in 2003 and 2004: two wildfires in California chaparral, two each in dry and moist mixed-conifer forests in Montana, and two in boreal forests in interior...

Person: Lentile, Morgan, Hudak, Bobbitt, Lewis, Smith, Robichaud
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC) and the U.S. Geological Survey Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center produce Burned Area Reflectance Classification (BARC) maps for use by Burned Area Emergency Response...

Person: Hudak, Morgan, Bobbitt, Smith, Lewis, Lentile, Robichaud, Clark, McKinley
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'This special issue compilation of eight papers demonstrates the breadth of remote sensing applications on the cutting edge of fire ecology research. Remotely sensed imagery can provide objective measures of fire perimeters, burn...

Person: Hudak, Thode, van Wagtendonk
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An algorithm for wildfire occurrence is introduced for incorporation into a numerical model of drainage basin evolution. Within the model, fire return intervals are determined using a stochastic rule set and fire sizes are assigned according to a...

Person: Martin
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

It is now recognized that in the Canadian boreal forest, timber harvesting activities have replaced wildfires as the main stand-replacing disturbance. Differences in landscape patterns derived from these two sources of disturbance have, however, raised...

Person: Belleau, Bergeron, Leduc, Gauthier, Fall
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS