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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

A method is presented for computing fine fuel moisture content at hourly intervals around the clock. It is derived from the standard daily Fine Fuel Moisture Code used in the Canadian system of forest fire danger rating. It produces diurnal cycles of...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Chandler
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The turbulent characteristics of 17 Canadian cumulus clouds have been documented using the measurements from a specially instrumented T-33 aircraft. Most of the 33 cloud penetrations were made through the tops of cumuli 1—4.5 km in depth. Turbulent...

Person: MacPherson, Isaac
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'The data in these tables and in the two additional tables listing "near-fatal” fires (Tables 3 and 4) help demystify these related fire types. It is possible to identify some common denominators of fire behavior in both...

Person: Wilson
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A cloud seeding technique is proposed which has the objective of stimulating rainfall from cumulus clouds drifting over forest fires. Preliminary tests of the ice crystal production capability of the cloud seeding technique were conducted on five...

Person: Isaac, Schemenauer, Crozier, Chisholm, MacPherson, Bobbitt, MacHattie
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Hartigan
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Dorrer
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This publication contains instructions for manually calculating the indexes and components of the 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System (NFDRS). The procedures are explained with worked examples. Working sets of nomograms for the 20 NFDRS fuel models...

Person: Burgan, Cohen, Deeming
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS