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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Presentation given at the Fifth Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology and 2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress, November 2003.

Person: Wimberly, Ohmann, Pierce, Gregory, Fried
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Available and accessible data on components of down woody materials (DWMs) are needed for managing global carbon storage of forests. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Inventory Analysis (FIA) program currently measures variables related to DWMs...

Person: Chojnacky, Mickler, Heath
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The increasing incidence, extent and severity of uncontrolled burning globally, together with its many adverse consequences, has brought fire into the international environmental policy arena, with growing calls for international action leading to...

Person: Goldammer
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Jemez Mountains Project is a part of the North American Fire Learning Network (FLN), a collaborative venture of the USDA Forest Service, the Department of the Interior and The Nature Conservancy. Project partners include Bandelier National Monument...

Person: McCarthy, Wood
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Schuster, Krebs
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Ferguson, Elkie
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper presents preliminary results of an effort to assess impacts caused by forest fires on regional air quality and visibility. Regional air quality is the result of many, many different sources of air pollution being transported, dispersed,...

Person: Barna, Fox
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

BlueSky is a real-time smoke forecast system that predicts surface smoke concentrations from prescribed fire, wildfire, and agricultural burn activities. Developed by the USDA Forest Service in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency (...

Person: O'Neill, Ferguson, Peterson, Wilson
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Case study analyses of the BlueSky smoke modeling framework help identify the input values or modeling components that require improvement. BlueSky is a smoke forecasting system that combines burn information with models of consumption, emissions,...

Person: Adkins, O'Neill, Rorig, Ferguson, Berg, Hoadley
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Millions of acres are burned each year by wildland fires, in spite of much effort going into fuel treatments, prevention, and fire suppression. An array of effective decision-support products, tools, and processes is needed to anticipate regional...

Person: Garfin, Wordell, Brown, Ochoa, Morehouse
Year: 2003
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS