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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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: Boe
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Evans
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Evaluation of costs and returns is undertaken trough various formal and informal techniques know in economics as 'benefit-cost analysis.' Application of such analysis to the use of fire can benefit from the experience...

Person: Ciriacy-Wantrup
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A series of graphs, tables and maps are presented that form the basis of a revised fire control plan at the Petawawa Forest Experiment Station. Called aids to fire control planning, they are classified into those describing: (a) the pattern of fire...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1965
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 text:'Fuel type maps were once considered to be an integral tools of Forest Protection Organization. In western national forests of the United States where access was limited, fuel conditions diverse, and peak fire loads frequent, the...

Person: Muraro
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction:'The purpose of this project is to measure the energy production of forest fires and how it is dissipated. If the use of energy output -rate is ever to become accepted as a means of describing forest fires, a simple method...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1965
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS