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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The VI Short Course on Fire Behaviour was held at the VI International Conference on Forest Fire Research, November 13-14, 2010, Coimbra, Portugal. Lesson 3 covered crown fires, and the presentation included:

  1. Introduction to Crown Fires...
Person: Alexander, Cruz
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Course
Source: FRAMES

The regression equations developed by M.G. Cruz, M.E. Alexander and R.H. Wakimoto (2003, linked to this record) for estimating the canopy base height, bulk density and fuel load in ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir and mixed conifer fuel...

Person: Wade, Cruz, Alexander
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A case study in using geospatial and non-geospatial fire behavior models to assess spotting potential. Five fire modeling approaches were compared and documented using the the 2009 Chakina Fire

Person: Sorbel, Opperman, Stephen
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Greenhouse gas emissions have significantly altered global climate, and will continue to do so in the future. Increases in the frequency, duration, and/or severity of drought and heat stress associated with climate change could fundamentally alter the...

Person: Allen, Macalady, Chenchouni, Bachelet, McDowell, Vennetier, Kitzberger, Rigling, Breshears, Hogg, Gonzalez, Fensham, Zhang, Castro, Demidova, Lim, Allard, Running, Semerci, Cobb
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Preliminary list of fire research needs in Alaska.

Person: Barnes
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fighting large wildland fires is often compared to a military operation. Each involves such things as: an organization with a general at the head, massive movements of personnel and equipment; tactical aerial support, and long periods of combat and...

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Year: 1996
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Annually in the U.S., smoking causes 438 thousand deaths and costs about $167 billion in healthcare and lost productivity. Despite these statistics, more than a fourth of young adults continue to light up. Quitting smoking has major and immediate...

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Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

This podcast discusses West Nile Virus and Lyme disease and offers strategies to reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites.

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Year: 2010
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Analysis of the Holonada Fire (AK‐TAD‐337) which was discovered on June 4, 2010 within the Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (NWR); subsequent spread has been primarily to the south onto BLM land. On June 8, the mapped perimeter was 6840 acres, with no...

Person: Taber, Fay
Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Example of long range fire growth analysis of R10100 from 2012 Fire Modeling Workshop

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Year: 2010
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES