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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This is a key note presentation by Michael Rains, presented at the Fire and Aquatic Ecosystem Workshop, held April 22-24, 2002 in Boise, Idaho. This presentation outlines the fundamental premise, long-term goals, key points, current and proposed...

Person: Rains
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

The Kenai Lake Fire burned north of Kenai Lake on the Seward Ranger District of the Chugach National Forest from June 25 through July 8, 2001. The fire’s size was approximately 3260 acres. This assessment uses the FireFamily+ and RERAP (Rare Event Risk...

Person: Sorbel
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Here, in one concise book, is the essential story of fire. Noted environmental historian Stephen J. Pyne describes the evolution of fire through prehistoric and historic times down to the present, examining contemporary attitudes from a long-range,...

Person: Pyne
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The thrilling story of the most important firefighting efforts in the last 100 years as told by fire expert Stephen Pyne. Pyne relates the similarities between the vast fires of summer 2000 with the Great Fires of 1910 that swept across the northwest,...

Person: Pyne
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'Wich is best: bury, burn or both? The extraordinary heterogeneity of the energy system makes it unlikely that any single solution will triumph everywhere. In practice, there will be no absolute dominance of any one strategy over...

Person: Keith, Rhodes
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Three different lattice-based models for antagonistic ecological interactions, both nonlinear and stochastic,exhibit similar power-law scalings in the geometry of clusters. Specifically, cluster size distributions andperimeter-area curves follow power-...

Person: Pascual, Roy, Guichard, Flierl
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Pine-lichen woodlands in north-central British Columbia show a long period of successional development where reindeer lichens (Cladina spp.) dominate plant cover at the forest floor surface. However, in mid- to late-successional stands lichen cover is...

Person: Sulyma, Coxson
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A plethora of new concepts for managing production forests so as to preserve biodiversity have found their way into management procedures without much testing to make them most effective. The general framework for a new approach has, in most regions,...

Person: Simberloff
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Postfire development of cover and diversity was studied in an upland Picea mariana-dominated forest in theCanadian Subarctic. Short-term vegetation responses of 10- and 22-year-old cleared rights-of-way and a forest site were investigated two and three...

Person: Nowak, Kershaw, Kershaw
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper examines the distribution of areas burned in forest fires. Empirical size distributions, derived from extensive fire records, for six regions in North America are presented. While they show some commonalities, it appears that a simple power-...

Person: Reed, McKelvey
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS