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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.


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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

From the text ... 'We had absolutely no knowledge of this firefighting business and were literally conscripted into service.... 'Come with us' were our orders.... This would be the last good night's sleep we would get for nearly 2...

Person: Hagen
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Safety zones are designated areas that reduce firefighter heat exposure to tolerable levels by providing separation between personnel and fuels. Along with Lookouts, Communications, and Escape routes, Safety zones are a component of the 'LCES'...

Person: Dennison, Fryer, Campbell, Cova, Butler
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document