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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 to the document ... '... In summary there are eleven major reasons for American Indian ecosystem burning, which are drived from well over 300 studies: Hunting ...Crop management ... Improve growth and yields ... Fireproof...

Person: Williams, Williams
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'The peat in many parts of Britain is being severly eroded by subaerial forces, but the fire provides a method of erosion not previously emphasized. It removes whole tracts of peat and plant cover in a matter of days and permits...

Person: Radley
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The geographic focus of the 'Fuels Planning: Science Synthesis and Integration' project (known as the Fuels Synthesis Project) is on the dry forests of the Western United States. Project goals include developing accessible analyses, protocols...

Person: Graham, McCaffrey
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire poses risks to fish and wildlife habitat, among other things. Management projects to reduce the severity of wildfire effects by implementing hazardous fuel reduction treatments also pose risks. How can land managers determine which risk is...

Person: O'Laughlin
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Construction of fuelbreaks as a presuppression fuels treatment strategy in national forests has always been controversial (Omi 1996). Criticisms have been raised over the objectives, prescriptions, locations, methods, costs, impacts, and effectiveness...

Person: Ingalsbee
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

This fact sheet describes the sources of sediment in upland forest watersheds in the context of fuel management activities. It presents the dominant forest soil erosion processes, and the principles behind the new sediment delivery interface developed...

Person: Elliot, Robichaud
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES