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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Fire is a natural element of the landscape and thus, the environment would be different as we know it without its presence. Fire is accepted as a vital force in shaping biomes and, to some extent, has allowed us to persist through time and became '...

Person: Muñoz-Rojas, Pereira
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire activity has a huge impact on human lives. Different models have been proposed to predict fire activity, which can be classified into global and regional ones. Global fire models focus on longer timescale simulations and can be very complex....

Person: Ferreira, Vega-Oliveros, Zhao, Cardoso, Macau
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Climate is changing across a range of scales, from local to global, but ecological consequences remain difficult to understand and predict. Such projections are complicated by change in the connectivity of resources, particularly water, nutrients, and...

Person: Marshall, Blair, Peters, Okin, Rango, Williams
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: Fire managers tasked with assessing the hazard and risk of wildfire in Alaska, USA, tend to have more confidence in fire behavior prediction modeling systems developed in Canada than similar systems developed in the US. In 1992, Canadian...

Person: Drury
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The 3D structure of a fire front propagating through a homogeneous porous solid-fuel layer was studied numerically at laboratory and field scales. At laboratory scale, wind-tunnel fires propagating through laser-cut cardboard fuel were numerically...

Person: Frangieh, Accary, Morvan, Meradji, Bessonov
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Large outdoor fires are an increasing danger to the built environment. Wildfires that spread into communities, labeled as Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fires, are an example of large outdoor fires. Other examples of large outdoor fires are urban fires...

Person: Manzello, Suzuki, Gollner, Fernandez-Pello
Year: 2020
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This presentation was given by Martin Alexander as part of the Wildland Fire Behavior Specialist Course, February 2008. The objectives of this unit, titled Advanced Fuel Type Modeling, was to explore in more depth the background and underlying...

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

This presentation was given by Martin Alexander as part of the Wildland Fire Behavior Specialist Course, February 2008. The objectives of this unit, titled U.S. BEHAVE System, was to appreciate the similarities and differences between the U.S. BEHAVE...

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

This presentation was given by Martin Alexander as part of the Alaska Division of Forestry Fire Preparedness Workshop on April 2, 2008 in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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

This presentation was given by Martin Alexander as part of the Alaska Fire Service Military Zone Meeting on April 3, 2008 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

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