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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Fire effects monitoring officers report of the experimental prescribed burn in fuel treatments in interior Alaska black spruce. See also the project page at Alaska Fire Science Consortium website:...

Person: Miller, Hrobak, Barnes
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A pair of three-day workshops were held in 2008 and 2009, designed for fire managers responsible for communicating and negotiating with state and local air quality regulators. The workshops were organized by the NWCG Smoke Committee, coordinated by the...

Person: Smith, Hyde
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'Dry forests throughout the United States are fire-dependent ecosystems, and much attention has been given to restoring their ecological function. As such, land managers often are tasked with reintroducing fire via prescribed...

Person: Kennedy, Fontaine
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Because fire was such an important historic disturbance and is a large component in understanding regional differences in emissions, it is analogous to an elephant in the closet. One can think of fire frequency as the elephant....

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Guyette, Stambaugh
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'So what is the number one reason that we're burning? What is the number one reason we treat fuels? Well, of course it's to protect the public from extremely high concentration of fine particulates associated with...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Haddow
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'So what does AFF, the American Forest Foundation, have to offer? The first thing is that we have 90,000 landowners as members. We have a huge network that's already established, and on a regular basis we send out letters,...

Person: Robertson, Galley, Masters, Cooper
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The Joint Fire Science Program, the National Wildfire Coordinating Group Fuels Management Committee, and Sonoma Technology, Inc. are unveiling the prototype of a new planning environment that will help fuels specialists...

Person: Wells
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'AARs [After-Action Review] typically ask four questions regarding fire-response operations: what did we set out to do; what actually happened; why is there a difference between the first two; and what should we continue, and...

Person: Black, Sutcliffe, Barton
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.25) ... 'If we are interested in all fires (agricultural, rangeland, wildland, prescribed and private), we need to tease apart the potential error in reporting and the best way to use satellite data to define area burned.'...

Person: Soja, Al-Saadi, Pouliot, Kittaka, Zhang, Raffuse, Wiedinmyer
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Smoke from fire is a local, regional and often international issue that is growing in complexity as competition for airshed resources increases. BlueSky is a smoke modeling framework designed to help address this problem by enabling simulations of the...

Person: Larkin, O'Neill, Solomon, Raffuse, Strand, Sullivan, Krull, Rorig, Peterson, Ferguson
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS