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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Describes the role played by crew cohesion in the deaths of firefighters in three firefighting tragedies: the Mann Gulch Fire, the South Canyon Fire, and the Thirtymile Fire. Two types of cohesion are involved, the cohesion within a crew (intracrew...

Person: Driessen
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'On May 29, 2000, just 3 weeks after the Cerro Grande Fire was ignited in northern New Mexico's Bandelier National Monument, the Viveash Fire erupted some 30 miles (48 km) to the east, on the Santa Fe National Forest. A...

Person: Zabinski
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Wildland fire is a high-risk, high-consequence business. It is influenced by high social expectations and a low political tolerance for failure. Our environment is surrounded by uncertainty and danger. It is controlled more and...

Person: Williams
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A standardized approach for characterizing floral and faunal communities on National Forests in the US has been developed through the USDA Forest Service*s (USDA FS) Natural Resources Information System (NRJS). We developed a method for extrapolation...

Person: Bartlett
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Incident Management Teams (IMTs) combat the toughest wildfires in the United States, contending with forces of nature as well as many stakeholders with different agendas. Prior literature on IMTs suggested roles and cognitive sensemaking as key...

Person: Boyatzis, Thiel, Rochford, Black
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This webinar, led by LANDFIRE Business Lead Henry Bastian, will cover more than a decade old program (LANDFIRE) at producing and updating land cover data products across all 50 United States and insular areas. Although many have thought of LANDFIRE as...

Person: Bastian
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

The Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) has funded an impressive number of research projects over the years. However, the number of projects does not necessarily provide an accurate picture of the program’s effectiveness. Over the last decade,...

Person:
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfire poses special problems for land-use planners. Responses to fire must be planned in a short period immediately after a fire, relying heavily on information compiled before the extent and severity of the actual fire is known. Secondly, it has...

Person: Lisle, Luce, Ziemer, May
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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...

Person:
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) is a computer program that projects the development of forest stands in the United States and British Columbia, Canada. The proceedings of the second FVS conference, held in Fort Collins, CO, includes 34 papers...

Person: Crookston, Havis
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES