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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the Spring 2017 AFSC Remote Sensing Workshop: Opportunities to Apply Remote Sensing in Boreal/Arctic Wildfire Management and Science.

Person: Loehman, Saperstein, Miller, Hrobak, Loboda, Veraverbeke, Hoy
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire is a critical disturbance that maintain boreal ecosystems. Black spruce (Picea mariana) trees are very flammable and have high crowning potential. Stands are thinned to create shaded fuelbreaks used to slow the rate of fire spread (Agee et al....

Person: Hrobak
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Almost 80 percent of the human population in Alaska currently lives in a wildland urban interface surrounded by black spruce, an extremely flammable fuel type. Shaded fuel breaks, constructed by thinning tree stands, have been utilized throughout...

Person: Hrobak, Rogers
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES