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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text ... 'One way to protect the WUI is to restore surrounding landscapes to a healthy, resilient condition. Healthy, resilient forest ecosystems are less likely to see uncharacteristically severe wildfires that turn into human and...

Person: Tidwell, Brown
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) is a new Web-based system designed to integrate science and technology in support of risk-informed decisionmaking for wildland fires. ... WFDSS replaces three past wildland fire...

Person: Larkin, Brown, Lahm, Zimmerman
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The goal is to restore healthy forest ecosystems, including historical fire regimes. ... For decades, the Forest Service treated all fire, regardless of type or site, as a threat to forest health.'

Person: Brown
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Pyne's book goes against the grain of history, exposing uncomfortable truths behind our founding myths. ...The story unfolds in a broad context of fire ecology and social, political, and cultural history.'

Person: Brown
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire effects are modeled for a variety of reasons including: to evaluate risk, to develop treatment prescriptions, to compare management options, and to understand ecosystems. Fire effects modeling may be conducted at a range of temporal and spatial...

Person: Reinhardt, Keane, Brown
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Since the 1980's, there has been a disturbing rise in both total suppression costs and the cost per acre burned.'

Person: Brown
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We used the computer program RAMAS to explore the sensitivity of an extinction-risk model for the Gila trout (Oncorhynchus gibe) to management of wildfires and number of populations of the species. The Gila trout is an endangered salmonid presently...

Person: Brown, Echelle, Propst, Brooks, Fisher
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The author reemphasizes the intimate relationship between forest protection and timber growing. He points out that protection should not be divorced functionally or administratively from the overall job of forest management© Society of American...

Person: Brown
Year: 1947
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fuel loading, fireline intensity, and expected fire size were determined after harvesting small-stem lodgepole pine stands. Curves relating predicted fireline intensity to slash fuel loading and windspeed are presented. Removing about 15 tons per acre...

Person: Barger, Brown, Johnston
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In a pair of review papers, Potter (2012a, 2012b) summarized the significant fire weather research findings over about the past hundred years. Our scientific understanding of wildland fire-atmosphere interactions has evolved: from simple correlations...

Person: Goodrick, Brown, Jolly
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES