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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

A 2005 biomass burning (wildfire, prescribed, and agricultural) emission inventory has been developed for the contiguous United States using a newly developed simplified method of combining information from multiple sources for use in the US EPA's...

Person: Pouliot, Pace, Roy, Pierce, Mobley
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In the Ajusco volcano, in Central Mexico, prescribed burnings of low and high intensity were applied in March and May 2002, along with one unburned control for March and another for May, considering conditions of open stands and closed stands, with the...

Person: Martinez-Hernandez, Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions (p.60) ... 'To determine if fire can be used to reduce invasions by nonnative species, precise knowledge of invasive plant morphology, phenology, and life history must be combined with knowledge of the invaded site, its...

Person: Zouhar, Smith, Sutherland, Brooks, Rice, Smith
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary (p.267) ... 'Nonnative species that establish after disturbances on low frequency crown fire regimes may become persistent members of the vegetation community. While opportunities for establishment of nonnative species may be...

Person: Zouhar, Smith, Sutherland, Brooks, Martinson, Hunter, Freeman, Omi
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusions (p.222) ... 'Given the uncertainties regarding future climatic conditions and fire regimes, fire management techniques should be developed that avoid transporting or facilitating the movement of nonnative plant propagules...

Person: Zouhar, Smith, Sutherland, Brooks, Anzinger, Radosevich
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Many natural resource agencies and organizations recognize the importance of fuel treatments as tools for reducing fire hazards and restoring ecosystems. However, there continues to be confusion and misconception about fuel treatments and their...

Person: Reinhardt, Keane, Calkin, Cohen
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This study assessed the first-year effect of three ecosystem restoration treatments (prescribed fire, mechanical thinning, and their combination) on soil enzyme activity, soil N transformations, and C:N ratios of soil organic matter and mineral soil in...

Person: Boerner, Giai, Huang, Miesel
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We present results on survival of ponderosa pine and reduction in dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium) infection after six operational prescribed underburns in New Mexico. Survival 3 years postburn for 1,585 trees fit a logistic relationship with crown...

Person: Conklin, Geils
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Fire and Fire Surrogates (FFS) network is composed of 12 forest sites that span the continental United States, all of which historically had frequent low-severity fire. The goal of the FFS study was to assess the efficacy of three management...

Person: Boerner, Huang, Hart
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS