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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 a well known fact that the presence of moisture exerts considerable influence on the difficulty of ignition and the subsequent rate of combustion of forest fuels. Its effect on ignition is primarily a result of the...

Person: Simard
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

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

From the text ... 'Evaluation of costs and returns is undertaken trough various formal and informal techniques know in economics as 'benefit-cost analysis.' Application of such analysis to the use of fire can benefit from the experience...

Person: Ciriacy-Wantrup
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A series of graphs, tables and maps are presented that form the basis of a revised fire control plan at the Petawawa Forest Experiment Station. Called aids to fire control planning, they are classified into those describing: (a) the pattern of fire...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction: 'The purpose of the present study is to determine the rate at which various fuels can absorb water. The present study is concerned primarily with relative absorption and drying rates between various types of fuels. Future...

Person: Simard
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction:'This paper has been prepared to provide some background information on the present utilization of airtankers in suppressing forest fires in Canada and to explore what might be done to improve the use pattern of this...

Person: Williams, McLean, Hodgson
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This study was initiated to determine the impact of clearcutting, slashburning and skidroads on deep (>3 feet) coarse glacial soil at low elevations (<1000 ft. above sea level) of coastal British Columbia.

Person: Willington
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'Fuel type maps were once considered to be an integral tools of Forest Protection Organization. In western national forests of the United States where access was limited, fuel conditions diverse, and peak fire loads frequent, the...

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

From the introduction:'The purpose of this project is to measure the energy production of forest fires and how it is dissipated. If the use of energy output -rate is ever to become accepted as a means of describing forest fires, a simple method...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS