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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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From the Preface ... 'This text updates and expands the information contained in the first edition published by the National Fire Protection Association in 1963. The material included is the result of six years of study and compilation of research...

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

From the text (p.1) ... 'The Forest Service of the Department of the Interior has long recognized forest protection as one of the important problems facing the people of this country. Scientific methods of increasing forest wealth can avail little...

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

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Person:
Year: 1960
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'In accordance with the mandate of the Congress, this study has placed particular emphasis on the need for additional air operational facilities to prevent or minimize loss of life and property resulting from forest or grass fires...

Person:
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 estabished. These were basically similar from year to year despite weather differences. The moisture content of new conifer...

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

Burning experiments conducted in the labortory indicated a 25-64 per cent loss of nitrogen from the forest floor at temperatures of 300-700ºC. Burning increased the nitrogen concentration of the residual material, but the total amount of nitrogen...

Person: Knight
Year: 1966
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This review, based on information from 169 references, analyzes the problem presented by logging slash, and its importance. It discusses eight factors which affect the slash hazard, and describes nine methods to abate it. Legislation governing the...

Person: Bennett
Year: 1960
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From tabulated frequency distributions of fire danger indexes for a nationwide network of 89 stations, the probabilities of four types of fire behavior ranging from 'fire out' to 'critical' were calculated for each month and are...

Person: Schroeder, Chandler
Year: 1966
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text 'Shortleaf pine occurs with loblolly pine throughout most of the upper Coastal Plain of the mid-South and Southeast. It is found infrequently with other southern pines where these are predominant in the lower Coastal Plain, and it...

Person: Walker, Wiant
Year: 1966
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Conclusion: 'The study of secondary productivity in grassland ecosystems is potentially of use in both theoretical and applied ecology. Energy flow studies, far from being complete or obsolete, are really just beginining. We have...

Person: Petrusewica, Wiegert, Evans
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS