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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Preface ... 'This text updates and expands the information contained in the first edition published by the National Fire Protection Association in 1963. The material included is the result of six years of study and compilation of research...

Person:
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.1) ... 'The Forest Service of the Department of the Interior has long recognized forest protection as one of the important problems facing the people of this country. Scientific methods of increasing forest wealth can avail little...

Person: Wright
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Nelson, Rollins
Year: 1952
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'In accordance with the mandate of the Congress, this study has placed particular emphasis on the need for additional air operational facilities to prevent or minimize loss of life and property resulting from forest or grass fires...

Person:
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Foliar moisture content was sampled in five eastern Canadian conifers and two hardwoods during 1962-65, and seasonal trends were estabished. These were basically similar from year to year despite weather differences. The moisture content of new conifer...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'In the summer of 1951, some exploratory tests were made to study rate of flame spread as influenced by specie characteristics. Results of these test are reported in this paper.'

Person: Olson
Year: 1952
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the summary:'Experimental study on the visibility through fire smoke was carried out. The relation among the brightness of sign, visual distance, and the extinction coefficient of smoke at the instant of obscuration threshold was obtained by...

Person: Jin
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'In 1959 Williams published a method of calculating the fire season severity rating, an integrated measure of fire weather over the whole season. Being based solely on the daily fire danger index (1956 type), it could be used as an...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

It has been nearly forty years since F. E. Clements popularized the concept that natural communities of plants and animals have properties far beyond their components. Analogies were made between the level of organization and integration in whole...

Person: Behan
Year: 1970
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS