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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Felling your backyard tree could be fatal - logging is one of the five most dangerous jobs in the world - and this broadcast discusses the cause of injuries and how to prevent them.

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Year: 2008
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire! Preventing Home Ignitions is a 19-minute video available from the Rocky Mountain Research Station. This program tells you how a wildfire can ignite your home. A 'home ignition zone,' the area that includes a home and its immediate...

Person: Cohen
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Exposure to forest fire smoke is episodic, which makes its health effects challenging to study. We review the newest contributions to a growing literature on acute respiratory outcomes.

Person: Henderson, Johnston
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The purpose of this study was to generate a physical fitness profile of an interagency hotshot crew mid-way through the wildland fire season. Twenty interagency hotshot crew firefighters completed measures of body composition, aerobic fitness,...

Person: Sell, Livingston
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

From the text ... 'In two recent incidents that occurred with different fire agencies in separate parts of the country, fire vehicles that were parked in the black and left unattended caught fire. At the time of ignitions, the focus was elsewhere...

Person: Keller
Year: 2012
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'How to improve the safety of wildland firefighters has always been a concern of Saskatchewan Fire Management and Forest Protection Branch (FMFP), the provincial agency responsible for the management of wildland fires. Even...

Person: Emmett
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Simplistically, a High Reliability Organization (HRO) is one that consistently produces the results in a dynamic, often unpredictable environment in which the consequences of errors are catastrophic. Accordingly, the error rate...

Person: Black, Sutcliffe, Barton, Dether
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The wildland fire management community is not waiting for the heads of agencies to furnish places free from job safety and health hazards. Rather, this community is beginning to explore state-of-the-art safe and effective...

Person: Saveland
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The most important facet of any talk on High Reliability Organizing is immediately establishing the rationale for why busy wildland fire managers, who are already overloaded with firefighting safety issues and decisionmaking...

Person: Thomas
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We used a national household survey to examine knowledge, attitudes, and preferences pertaining to wildland fire. First, we present nationwide results and trends. Then, we examine opinions across region and race. Despite some regional variation,...

Person: Bowker, Lim, Cordell, Green, Rideout-Hanzak, Johnson
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS