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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Wildland fire characteristics, such as area burned, number of large fires, burn intensity, and fire season duration, have increased steadily over the past 30 years, resulting in substantial increases in the costs of suppressing fires and managing...

Person: Steblein, Miller
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Since 1973, the National Silviculture Workshop has provided a forum for USDA Forest Service managers and scientists to deliberate on management topics, issues, or challenges that reflect the progression of Federal forest management in the United States...

Person: Jain
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed fire is one of the most widely advocated management practices for reducing wildfire hazard and has a long and rich tradition rooted in indigenous and local ecological knowledge. The scientific literature has repeatedly reported that...

Person: Kolden
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed fire and wildfire in the Western US have long been critical ecological processes used by humans, specifically Native Americans, to manage the plant species, insects, and diseases present in a landscape. However, policies of fire suppression...

Person: Lopez, Frederick, Navarro
Year: 2019
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

From the Introduction ... 'To help address the many challenges created by the 2000 fire season, leadership in the Northern (Region One) and Intermountain (Region Four) Regions combined their efforts through a post-fire strategy. This strategy...

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Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We used macrofossil analyses to reconstruct the long-term development of plant assemblages and the history of fire events in a bog in southern Quebec which was partly disturbed by peat mining activities and recently restored. Our main objectives were...

Person: Lavoie, Zimmermann, Pellerin
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Laterra, Solbrig
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Lardner, Wright, Cohen, Curry, MacFarlane
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'The goal is to restore healthy forest ecosystems, including historical fire regimes. ... For decades, the Forest Service treated all fire, regardless of type or site, as a threat to forest health.'

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

From the text ... 'For some forests burned in 2000, still on a natural fire cycle, forest health was not an issue.'

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