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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Native American forests and tribal forest management practices have sustained indigenous communities, economies, and resources for millennia. These systems provide a wealth of knowledge and successful applications of long-term environmental stewardship...

Person: Dockry, Hoagland
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The NWCG User Guide for Glossary of Wildland Fire provides guidance on the development and review of glossary entries approved by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG). The NWCG Glossary of Wildland Fire, PMS 205, provides the wildland fire...

Person:
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Greenhouse gas emissions have significantly altered global climate, and will continue to do so in the future. Increases in the frequency, duration, and/or severity of drought and heat stress associated with climate change could fundamentally alter the...

Person: Allen, Macalady, Chenchouni, Bachelet, McDowell, Vennetier, Kitzberger, Rigling, Breshears, Hogg, Gonzalez, Fensham, Zhang, Castro, Demidova, Lim, Allard, Running, Semerci, Cobb
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The dispersion of particles from wildfires, volcanic eruptions, dust storms, and other aerosol sources can affect many environmental factors downwind, including air quality. Aerosol injection height is one source attribute that mediates downwind...

Person: Vernon, Bolt, Canty, Kahn
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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

Rick Stratton explains the use of exceedance probability (EP) curves and how the information can inform decision makers regarding tradeoffs or potential impacts of fire to resources identified on the landscape.

Person: Stratton
Year: 2018
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES