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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The following list of research topics was generated by agencies within AWFCG during 2005.  The topics were ranked originally by the AWFCG Fire Research and Development Committee (FRDAC) and finally by the AWFCG members.  Ranking was as follows:  3=...

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

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Person: Saab, Powell, Saab, Powell, Kotliar, Newlon
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Simard, Payette
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The needs and opportunities for assessing and managing risks posed by wildfire are identified through synthesis of natural resources agency and conservation group perspectives. Risk assessment is needed primarily to compare environmental effects of...

Person: O'Laughlin
Year: 2005
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The rate of fuel accumulation remains far higher than the rate of fuel reduction. ...Our objectives for secure wildlife habitat, clean air, secluded homesites, and other social values often overlook the disturbance regimes that...

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

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Person: Levy
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: Tegler
Year: 1988
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