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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 ... 'The vegetation mosaic in any landscape is a function of environmental variation and historic disturbances, whether caused by humans or other factors. Many studies have focused on species composition in relation to...

Person: Turner, Knight
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The subtitle ... 'The American dream of a home in the woods is going up in smoke for more and more people. Here's how to keep it from happening to you.' Published by American Forests. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Person: Guth
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Describes design and construction of a system for creating a vertical, unbounded arc discharge in air. The arc is initiated by an exploding tungsten wire and is turned on and off by a silicon-controlled rectifier switching system. As a safety...

Person: Latham
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Two maps for each of the four seasons reveal sharp contrasts in the amount of rainfall received in various parts of the United States in wet seasons. Two other maps for each season show the percentage of the seasons which...

Person: Visher
Year: 1950
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A study was carried out to investigate the effects of slash-burning on the nutrient status of two Sub-Boreal. Spruce zone ecosystems in the west central interior of British Columbia. The slash, forest floor and mineral soil (0—15 cm depth) in these...

Person: Taylor
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The forest history around Marion Lake in southwestern British Columbia is reconstructed using plant macrofossil analysis. A comparison with a previous reconstruction based on pollen and spore analysis reveals a good correspondence between pollen and...

Person: Wainman, Mathewes
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'Large-scale efforts to control undesirable woody species has awaited mass production of machinery to do the job effectively and economically. Our modern age of large-scale operations tends to overlook, however, that many small-...

Person: Sampson, Schultz
Year: 1956
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The unrestricted burning of vegetation appears to be a universal culture trait among historic primitive peoples and therefore was probably employed by our remote ancestors. Archeology indicates that extensive areas of the Old and...

Person: Thomas, Stewart
Year: 1956
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Classifications of airborne mutlispectral scanner data for forest defoliation assessment have generally met with only moderate success. Key factors affecting defoliation assessment (radiometric distortions within the imagery due to atmosphere, sun-...

Person: Leckie
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Long-term effects of air pollutants in Finland have been studied by analyzing needle litter of pine (Pinus silvestris L.) and spruce (Picea abies L. Karst) in 13 stands from the years 1958 to 1982. A considerable annual increase in elemental...

Person: Raunemaa, Hari, Kukkonen, Anttila, Katainen
Year: 1987
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS