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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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ANNOTATION: This paper looks into the carbon sequestering abilities of forests and finds that policies currently in place promote avoidable carbon releases and discourage actions that would actually increase long-term carbon storage. When stand-...

Person: Hurteau, Koch, Hungate
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The perception is that today's large fires are an ecological catastrophe because they burn vast areas with high intensities and severities. However, little is known of the ecological impacts of large fires on both historical and contemporary...

Person: Keane, Agee, Fulé, Keeley, Key, Kitchen, Miller, Schulte
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

FireFamilyPlus (FFP) is a PC-based software system for summarizing and analyzing historical daily fire weather observations and computing fire danger indices based on the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) or the Canadian Fire Danger Rating...

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Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) is a suite of computer modeling tools for predicting the long-term effects of alternative forest management actions. FVS was developed in the early 1980s and is used throughout the United Sates and British Columbia...

Person: Havis, Crookston
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In Interior Alaska, firelines are often constructed to help control and contain wildfires. In the early 1960's and early 1970's, the firelines were built, as in the western states, by tractors with bulldozer blades that scraped off the...

Person: Knapman
Year: 1982
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Seesholtz
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire management programs and fire suppression is multi-faceted, spanning intellectual disciplines and administrative boundaries. Planning and implementing fire management programs requires knowledge and experience in fire science, ecosystem...

Person: González-Cabán
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

This initiative includes an adaptive three phase process to improve the delivery of new scientific information to specialist and decision makers.

Person: Barbour
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

The focused science delivery program proposes to investigate to what extent existing JFSP research is being incorporated into current environmental analysis related to fuels management projects for Federal land management agencies.

Person: Barbour
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

This conference will bring wildland fire managers, policy makers, community planners, and social scientist together to share information, foster the development of new research collaborations between and among fire managers and researchers across...

Person: Woodard, Williams
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES