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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text: 'This report summarizes AIRPRO. Its purpose is to give the reader a general impression of what the program does. Detailed documentation is not being generally distributed because 1) the cost of printing a large number of copies...

Person: Simard, Young, Redmond
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A method is presented for computing fine fuel moisture content at hourly intervals around the clock. It is derived from the standard daily Fine Fuel Moisture Code used in the Canadian system of forest fire danger rating. It produces diurnal cycles of...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Some basic concepts from the general theory of systems are presented. Six characteristics common to all systems (components, structure, resources, process, control, and objectives)are disussed and related to a fire management context. Wildland fire...

Person: Simard
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the summary ... 'This paper describes a simple model which can be used to investigate the transport of water vapour by thermal plumes in the atmosphere. For an approximate treatment of these plumes, it is assumed (as in a previous paper) that...

Person: Morton
Year: 1957
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Chandler
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The goal of this study was to develop a decisionmaking tool or modei to be used during timber sale preparation for identifying and evaluating feasible slash treatment alternatives for any set of sale conditions. The goal included four specific...

Person: Weatherhead
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Economic limitations prevent the mapping over large areas of forest fire fuel types using conventional forestry methods. The information contained in such maps would be a valuable tool for assisting in initial attack planning, presuppression planning...

Person: Kourtz
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'The Forest Fire Research Institute has been studying the use of air tankers in fire control for several years. The most recent project involves the development of a computer simulation model to determine air tanker productivity (Simard, 1975). As...

Person: Simard, Young
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A cloud seeding technique is proposed which has the objective of stimulating rainfall from cumulus clouds drifting over forest fires. Preliminary tests of the ice crystal production capability of the cloud seeding technique were conducted on five...

Person: Isaac, Schemenauer, Crozier, Chisholm, MacPherson, Bobbitt, MacHattie
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A rate equation for soil-surface moisture fraction is developed which makes use of the more customary bulk soil moisture content, as well as the soil-surface evaporation rate minus precipitation rate. The two empirical constants involved are estimated...

Person: Deardorff
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS