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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text ... 'One way to protect the WUI is to restore surrounding landscapes to a healthy, resilient condition. Healthy, resilient forest ecosystems are less likely to see uncharacteristically severe wildfires that turn into human and...

Person: Tidwell, Brown
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) is a new Web-based system designed to integrate science and technology in support of risk-informed decisionmaking for wildland fires. ... WFDSS replaces three past wildland fire...

Person: Larkin, Brown, Lahm, Zimmerman
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The author reemphasizes the intimate relationship between forest protection and timber growing. He points out that protection should not be divorced functionally or administratively from the overall job of forest management© Society of American...

Person: Brown
Year: 1947
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Desert Research Institute recently published a science brief describing the El Nino weather pattern and its relationship to fire risk and other land management concerns. The brief also introduces a new monthly El Nino risk mapping product that DRI...

Person: Brown, Abatzoglou
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Climate-wildfire relationships have been widely addressed by the scientific community over the last two decades; however, the role of climate in managed fire in the US (i.e. prescribed fire and wildland fire use) has not yet been addressed. We...

Person: Kolden, Brown
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The topics discussed include the role of using climate and climate change information for fire management. Examples will be provided of sources of climate information, and how this and climate change information is being considered for use in fire...

Person: Brown, Abatzoglou, Martin
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES