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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Introduction...'Fire is the single most important ecological disturbance process throughout the interior Pacific Northwest (Mutch and others 1993; Agee 1994). It is also a natural process that helps maintain a diverse ecological landscape...

Person: Hardy, Arno, Ottmar, Schaaf, Alvarado
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A paradigm shift from fire suppression to fire suppression and prescription requires a shift in emphasis from simply controlling wildfire occurrence and spread to one that includes controlling characteristics of prescribed fire. Suppression focuses on...

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Paysen, Narog, Cohen
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Nature Conservancy's (TNC) Fire Management & Research Program coordinates the organization's prescribed fire operations nationwide. From our offices at Tall Timbers Research Station, we oversee prescribed fire activities in the 44...

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Seamon, Myers, Roe
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Information regarding the productivity and effectiveness of initial attack fire crews is essential to a wide variety of forest fire management activities. This paper provides a selective review of crew productivity research conducted in Australia,...

Person: Hirsch, Martell
Year: 1996
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The exclusion of fire from ecosystems to which it was a frequent visitor has produced profound alterations in historic ecological conditions; therefore, fire must be an integral component of ecosystem management. That was the overwhelming message...

Person: Dickmann, Rollinger
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

A national 1-km resolution fire danger fuel model map was derived through used of previously mapped land cover classes and ecoregions, and extensive ground sample data, then refined through review by fire managers familiar with various portions of the...

Person: Burgan, Klaver, Klaver
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) is a computerized encyclopedia that summarizes the general ecology and effects of fire on more than 1,000 plant and animal species and plant communities. These 'summaries' synthesize current...

Person: Simmerman, Smith, Miller, Howard
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS