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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Tragedies, such as the recent shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, affect all of us in different ways. Some people might react to the stress immediately, while others may not experience stress until later. This podcast discusses these issues.

Person:
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'Fire education specialists are joining with college graduate students and education majors to present a 3-day fire ecology and management program that involves both field and classroom exercises to fourth-through eighth-grade...

Person: Weaver
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildland fire is a global phenomenon, and a result of interactions between climate-weather, fuels and people. Our climate is changing rapidly primarily through the release of greenhouse gases that may have profound and possibly unexpected impacts on...

Person: Flannigan, Krawchuk, de Groot, Wotton, Gowman
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Project Learning Tree coordinators provide information and activities to make teachers feel comfortable teaching about wildland fire issues. Fire education workshops, lasting from 9 hours to a full week, cover topics such as the...

Person: Owens
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Salvage logging, the removal for profit of standing trees that have been damaged by extensive wildfires, has been quite controversial and subject to lawsuits that can delay the logging past the time in which the lumber is still useful. It has not been...

Person: Ryon, Hamin
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In the United States, the increasing costs and negative impacts of wildfires are causing fire managers and policymakers to reexamine traditional approaches to fire management including whether mass evacuation of populations threatened by wildfire is...

Person: McCaffrey, Rhodes
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person:
Year: 1960
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

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

Landowners and managers, municipalities, the logging and livestock industries, and conservation professionals all increasingly recognize that setting prescribed fires may reduce the devastating effects of wildfire, control invasive brush and weeds,...

Person: Weir
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES