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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The National Evaluation of the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) Consortia aims to assess the processes and outcomes of consortia programming at the aggregate national level. This ongoing evaluation includes four components: An online survey, targeting...

Person: Sicafuse, Maletsky, Evans, Singletary
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

An ongoing challenge in fire measurement is obtaining quantitative and validated measurements of fire power (kW m-2) and energy (kJ m-2) across a range of spatial and temporal scales. Our approach to measurement has been hierarchical, where...

Person: Wade, Fox, Dickinson, Ellison, Faulring, Holley, Hornsby, Hudak, Ichoku, Kremens, Loudermilk, Maben, Martinez, O'Brien, Paxton, Schroeder, Zajkowski
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We assessed the multidecadal effects of boreal forest fire on surface albedo using Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) satellite observations within the perimeters of burn scars in interior Alaska. Fire caused albedo to increase...

Person: Lyons, Jin, Randerson
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Wildfire management in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) protects property and life from wildland fire. One approach that has potential to provide information about the amount and location of fuels to forest managers and, at the same time, increase...

Person: Ferster, Coops, Harshaw, Kozak, Meitner
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The wildland-urban interface (WUI) is the region where development meets and intermingles with wildlands. The WUI has an elevated fire risk due to the proximity of development and residents to wildlands with natural wildfire regimes. Existing methods...

Person: Whitman, Rapaport, Sherren
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Vegetation response and burn severity were examined following eight large wildfires that burned in 2003 and 2004: two wildfires in California chaparral, two each in dry and moist mixed-conifer forests in Montana, and two in boreal forests in interior...

Person: Lentile, Morgan, Hudak, Bobbitt, Lewis, Smith, Robichaud
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Alaskan spruce forests are exposed to both fire and spruce beetles [Dendroctonus rufipennis (Kirby)]. To understand the influence of spruce beetles on the process through which fire affects ecosystem function, we developed a reconstruction technique to...

Person: Makoto, Tani, Kamata
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC) and the U.S. Geological Survey Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center produce Burned Area Reflectance Classification (BARC) maps for use by Burned Area Emergency Response...

Person: Hudak, Morgan, Bobbitt, Smith, Lewis, Lentile, Robichaud, Clark, McKinley
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'This special issue compilation of eight papers demonstrates the breadth of remote sensing applications on the cutting edge of fire ecology research. Remotely sensed imagery can provide objective measures of fire perimeters, burn...

Person: Hudak, Thode, van Wagtendonk
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS