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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The following list of fire research topics and questions were generated by personnel from agencies and organizations within AWFCG during 2014 Fall Fire Review and through other solicitations. The topics were initially ranked by the AWFCG Fire Research...

Person: York
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In our 2011 synthesis (Bowman et al., Journal of Biogeography, 2011, 38, 2223-2236), we argued for a holistic approach to human issues in fire science that we term 'pyrogeography'. Coughlan & Petty (Journal of Biogeography, 2013, 40, 1010...

Person: Roos, Bowman, Balch, Artaxo, Bond, Cochrane, D'Antonio, DeFries, Mack, Johnston, Krawchuk, Kull, Moritz, Pyne, Scott, Swetnam
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire ecology is discussed in relation to basic ecological processes; the characteristics of the fire environment are reviewed. Lightning and lightning storms are considered as the primary natural cause of fires in nature. The nature of fire and its...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Komarek
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

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

From the text ... 'Without a significant organization change, our ability to manage large fires will be compromised. ... We need a strong local initial- and extended-attack fire program and an aggressive ecosystem restoration program.'

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Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Advanced smoke management programs evaluate individual and multiple burns; coordinate all prescribed fire activities in an area; consider cross-boundary (landscape) impacts; and weigh decisions about fires against possible health...

Person: Hardy, Ottmar, Peterson, Core, Seamon, Hardy, Hermann, Core
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Public land managers must treat multiple values coincidentally in time and space, which requires the participation of multiple resource specialists and consideration of diverse clientele interests in the decision process. This implies decision making...

Person: Schmoldt, Peterson
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement new regulations for the management of atmospheric particulate matter 2.5 Fm and less in diameter (PM2.5), tropospheric ozone, and regional haze in the next few years. These three...

Person: Riebau, Fox
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire management demands that we (1) mke the best use of whatis known to us, (2) add to our knowledge, (3) assess the possibilites andd the probabilities offuture events, (4) obtain meaningful pulic choices.

Person: Pierovich
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS