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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 management demands that we (1) mke the best use of whatis known to us, (2) add to our knowledge, (3) assess the possibilites andd the probabilities offuture events, (4) obtain meaningful pulic choices.

Person: Pierovich
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Let me over-simplify (or overstate) my argument to make my point. Foresters have tended to identify only two types of fires: (1) wildfires, which are bad and should be prevented or put out expeditiously, and (2) prescribed fires,...

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

From the text: 'I want to stress one last point. Equipment developers, such as my organization, need your cooperation in defining or, more importantly, identifying your major problems. You, Fire Control managers, have the field problems which must...

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

This review, based on information from 169 references, analyzes the problem presented by logging slash, and its importance. It discusses eight factors which affect the slash hazard, and describes nine methods to abate it. Legislation governing the...

Person: Bennett
Year: 1960
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The need to develop improved methods for damage appraisal and a desire for better understanding of the economics of forest protection are illustrated with some data on forest fires in British Columbia, 1912-1968. Fire suppression and general protection...

Person: Smith
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'...With that impressionistic gallop through history as a backdrop, let me touch upon some of the technical material that has come to light as a result of urban fires and the research devoted to their prevention and cure. Perhaps the dominant area...

Person: Kerr
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Moisture content, owing to its direct effect on flammability of forest fuels, must be incorporated into a fire danger rating system. Accurate indicators of moisture content in different fuels are particularly important when separate burning tables are...

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

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Person: Dixon
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire perimeters can be quickly estimated using a 'rate of spread/elapsed time' table. This eliminates the need for plotting the fire acreage in order to determine the perimeter of the fire, and control force requirements based on fire...

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

The author reemphasizes the intimate relationship between forest protection and timber growing. He points out that protection should not be divorced functionally or administratively from the overall job of forest management© Society of American...

Person: Brown
Year: 1947
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS