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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Research Objectives: 1) Generate efficient frontiers and explore tradeoffs across risk reduction, volume production, and cost minimization objectives. 2) Explore the impact of variable spatial extent and dispersed versus clustered treatment strategies...

Person: Thompson, Riley, Loeffler, Haas
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

A special session at the 6th International Fire Ecology Congress of the Association for Fire Ecology.

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

Can we save money on wildfire suppression by investing in fuel treatments and prescribed fire?

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

The increasing cost of fighting wildland fire has had a negative and lasting impact on the Forest Service’s non-fire, mission critical activities. How do we evaluate the potential impacts of mitigation investments on future wildfire management costs?...

Person: Thompson, Riley, Hand, Scott
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

A computational study was performed to improve our understanding of the ignition of live fuel in the forced ignition and flame spread test apparatus, a setup where the impact of the heating mode is investigated by subjecting the fuel to forced...

Person: Anand, Shotorban, Mahalingam, McAllister, Weise
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by the agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2016 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research,...

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

This dataset provides estimates of wildfire progression, as represented by date of burning (DoB), within fire scars across Alaska and Canada for the period 2001-2015. The estimated DoB was derived using an algorithm for identifying the first fire...

Person: Loboda, Hall
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Data
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires are a dominant disturbance to boreal forests, and in North America, they typically cause widespread tree mortality. Forest fire burn severity is often measured at a plot scale using the Composite Burn Index (CBI), which was originally...

Person: Fraser, van der Sluijs, Hall
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Bryophytes are dominant components of boreal forest understories and play a large role in regulating soil microclimate and nutrient cycling. Therefore, shifts in bryophyte communities have the potential to affect boreal forests’ ecosystem processes. We...

Person: Jean, Alexander, Mack, Johnstone
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires emit O3 precursors but there are large variations in emissions, plume heights, and photochemical processing. These factors make it challenging to model O3 production from wildfires using Eulerian models. Here we describe a statistical...

Person: Gong, Kaulfus, Nair, Jaffe
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES