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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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A method for testing the effectiveness of fire-retardant chemicals on woody fuels has been developed. The test involves the use of a preconstructed wood crib, one-half of which is treated with a fire retardant. The speed with flames pass through the...

Person: Johansen
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Foliar moisture content was sampled in five eastern Canadian conifers and two hardwoods during 1962-65, and seasonal trends were established. These were basically similar from year to year despite weather differences. The moisture content of new...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A fire whirl from a liquid-fuel pool (acetone) is formed at the center of a rotating screen which imparts a controlled angular momentum to the ambient air. Measurements show that outside of the core the fluid motion is that of a free vortex. A hot-wire...

Person: Emmons, Ying
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

In the past, the authors and their colleagues have studied the effects of wind-blown flames involving burning gases and liquid pool fires. It would seem logical to conduct a similar study with solid fuels. This the authors have done, and they report...

Person: Rios, Welker, Sliepcevich
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The forest resources of this country must be protected from wildfire. Protection does not eliminate fire but does reduce loss from fire. In recent years, more acres have been burned on the unprotected 3 percent of forest land than on the 97 percent...

Person: Hefner
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Several methods of evaluating reindeer ranges were tested on Nunivak Island and the Seward Peninsula, Alaska. Aerial photographs or an aerial-visual method similar to those used in Sweden can be used to ascertain the boundaries and percent composition...

Person: Pegau
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

With the adoption of the National Fire Danger Rating System in Alaska, the entire State now has a common method of rating forest fire danger for all proctection agencies. Uniformity such as this was one of the primary reasons for the development of a...

Person: Barney
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Ahti, Hepburn
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

It is suggested that the melanism found in the arctic ground squirrel is due to the darker individuals being favored when burnt-over areas are invaded.

Person: Guthrie
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Klein
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES