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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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: 'This report summarizes AIRPRO. Its purpose is to give the reader a general impression of what the program does. Detailed documentation is not being generally distributed because 1) the cost of printing a large number of copies...

Person: Simard, Young, Redmond
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This Report is a bibliography of publications on all aspects of forest fire produced during the period 1961 to 1977 at the Petawawa Forest Experiment Station. There are 64 items, listed chronologically in four categories. A short descriptive note...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1977
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

An explosives system is now available that enables crews to construct firelines faster and with less environmental impact than conventional methods, the explosives system has been thoroughly tested and presents minimal hazards under wildfire conditions...

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

The charcteristics and transportation of eleven portable forestry fire pumps and major pump accessories currently used in Canada are described. Weight of each unit and major accessories, and unit dimensions are given. The operating principles of the...

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

From the text:'during the field season of 1976 tests were undertaken by the Forest Fire Research Institute to determine the friction reduction effectiveness of Firestream Plus. Firestream Plus is an electrolytic hydrocarbon oxide polymer...

Person: Townsend, Higgins
Year: 1977
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