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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Introduction ... ''Dry matter distribution has been examined in a variety of forest ecosystems in the last few years. Information provided in such studies is valuable for a number of uses, such as evaluating the effects of whole-tree...

Person: MacLean, Wein
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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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Year: 1960
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Brian, Mountford, Abbott, Vincent
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Summary: 'To meet ever-increasing energy demands in the United States, greater utilization of our coal resources is required. However, coal combustion produces oxides of nitrogen (NOx) which present a health hazard. The main source of...

Person: Vogt, Laurendeau
Year: 1976
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

From the conclusions:'Two of the four chemicals (polymers) and support equipment tested were found acceptable for use by the Forest Service-the Hexcel Hydropak and the Nalco polymer feed system. Use of the Hecel or Nalco system in a horizontal...

Person: Tour
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the conclusion:'It seems reasonable, therefore, to conclude that the procedure of seeding towering cumulus clouds to induce rain on forest fires shows good prospects for reducing overall fire fighting costs as well as reducing fire damage....

Person: MacHattie, Isaac, Bobbitt
Year: 1976
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS