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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Person: Epting, Verbyla
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p. 26) ... 'Wildfire has destroyed forests across the West. Help is needed to restore the life-giving 'natural capital' they provide. ... Wildfires are changing the landscape across the country and often not for the better...

Person: Kearns
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Kilgore
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Forest-fire policy of U.S. federal agencies has evolved from the use of small patrols in newly created National Parks to diverse policy initiatives and institutional arrangements that affect millions of hectares of forests. Even with large expenditures...

Person: Stephens, Ruth
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board the NASA Earth Observing System Terra and Aqua satellites provides global fire observations of unprecedented quality. This paper presents spatial and temporal distributions of active fires...

Person: Csiszar, Denis, Giglio, Justice, Hewson
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Science at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service has always been large in scale. The depth and breadth of the research conducted here, however, may surprise even many who are engaged in it. Our research programs have a wide...

Person:
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The dramatic expansion into the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) places property, natural assets, and human life at risk from wildfire destruction. The U.S. National Fire Plan encourages communities to implement laws and outreach programs for pre-fire...

Person: Reams, Haines, Renner, Wascom, Kingre
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Construction of fuelbreaks as a presuppression fuels treatment strategy in national forests has always been controversial (Omi 1996). Criticisms have been raised over the objectives, prescriptions, locations, methods, costs, impacts, and effectiveness...

Person: Ingalsbee
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) mandates that the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) as its fire management policy evolves to cope with a legacy of over 100 years of fire suppression on national...

Person: Fairbrother, Turnley
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In 1931 Herbert L. Stoddard, the Dean of Game Management in his classic investigation of the Bobwhite Quail stated: 'While an immediate and direct effect of burning is, of course always apparent, the general effect of long-continued annual or...

Person: Komarek
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS