The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS), coupled with a new key to structural classes, provided an empirical link between the Columbia River Basin SUccessional Model (CRBSUM) and the real world. The essence of CRBSUM is a set of residence times and...
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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.
This report presents impressions and opinions on the current large and rapidly increasing spruce beetle infestation in south-central Alaska.