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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

Chris Waigl presents a repeat of her thesis defense.

Person: Waigl
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
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

Indigenous peoples' detailed traditional knowledge about fire, although superficially referenced in various writings, has not for the most part been analyzed in detail or simulated by resource managers, wildlife biologists, and ecologists…. Instead,...

Person: Lake, Wright, Morgan, McFadzen, McWethy, Stevens-Rumann
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Forest wildfires pose significant and growing threats to human safety, wildlife habitat, regional economies and global climate change. It is crucial that forest fires be subject to timely and accurate monitoring by forest fire managers and other stake-...

Person: Hua, Shao
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
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,...

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Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

During the 2004 fire season ~6.6 million acres (~2.7 million ha) burned across Alaska. Nearly 2 million of these were on National Wildlife Refuge System lands inaccessible from the state's limited road system. Many fires burned through September,...

Person: Murphy, Reynolds, Koltun
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Satellite remotely sensed data of fire disturbance offers important information; however, current methods to study fire severity may need modifications for boreal regions. We assessed the potential of the differenced Normalized Burn Ratio (dNBR) and...

Person: Hoy, French, Turetsky, Trigg, Kasischke
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

ANNOTATION: Woody biomass-usually logging slash, tops and limbs, or trees that cannot be sold as timber-is the lowest valued material removed from the forest and presents economic and logistical challenges. This report brings together 45 case studies...

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

The potential for nonnative, invasive plants to alter an ecosystem depends on species traits, ecosystem characteristics, and the effects of disturbances, including fire. This study identifies gaps in science-based knowledge about the relationships...

Person: Zouhar, Smith, Sutherland, Brooks, Zouhar, Munger, Smith
Year: 2008
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS