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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

From the text ... 'The application of prescribed burning techniques on Indian reservations ... has been accomplished under approved programs for many years.' © 1969, Tall Timbers Research, Inc. Abstract reproduced by permission.

Person: Skarra
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction: 'It is only recently, however, that prescribed burning has been introduced in Manitoba and Saskatchewan and, consequently, relatively few peple in these provinces are experienced in its use. It is for this reason that this...

Person: Sando, Dobbs
Year: 1969
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

From the text:'This article reports a laboratory attempt to measure the combined effects of sun and wind on surface temperature, and to test the form that a predictive equation should take. The general approach was suggested by some previous...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the summary:'Systems developed to sample and analyze gases from experimental fires have provided data which appears to be consistent with the general pattern of behavior of the fires and with other data collected. The capability of the system...

Person: Bush, Leonard, Yundt
Year: 1969
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 Summary:'Some of the characteristics of areal rainfall have been examined for the purposes of assessing the extent to which a point observation is representative of whether or not an area has received rain. Only summer rainfall data were...

Person: Webb
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text:'This paper compares INFROMAP with other information assembly and display systems, describes the concept and basic charcteristics of the system, explains how it may be used in fire planning and fire control, and considers the outlook...

Person: Storey, Carder, Tolin, Storey, Carder, Tolin
Year: 1969
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS