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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Conclusion: 'The study of secondary productivity in grassland ecosystems is potentially of use in both theoretical and applied ecology. Energy flow studies, far from being complete or obsolete, are really just beginining. We have...

Person: Petrusewica, Wiegert, Evans
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

(1) In Calluna-dominated heathlands managed by periodic burning, vegetation composition is influenced by the ability of species to regenerate rapidly after a fire. Experiments were carried out, using a number of heathland species. (i) to investigate...

Person: Mallik, Gimingham
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'Decay is a natural recycling process, but it is also a constant problem in wood preservation, said Shortle. Decay is also the biggest disease of living trees. It represents a hazard to people and to property. Decay begins with a...

Person: McNiel, Hensley
Year: 1930
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In flames produced by freely burning fuel, buoyancy may play an important role in determining the speed of the gases in the flame zone and hence the flame height. Measurements have been made of the height of flames from burning cribs of wood on a...

Person: Thomas, Webster, Raftery
Year: 1961
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper contains some theoretical speculations on the possible heating effect of flame radiation in front of forest fires. Flame variables used are rate of advance, length, angle of tilt and radiant intensity. Taking a simplified case, an expression...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The report describes chemical analysis procedures developed and/or in use at the lntermountain Fire Sciences Laboratory to determine the quantitative composition of fire retardant mixtures. These mixtures contain inorganic salts, coloring agents, and...

Person: Van Meter, George, Johnson
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The behaviour of a natural convection plume above a line fire is studied both theoretically and experimentally. In the theoretical treatment, a turbulent plume above a steady two-dimensional finite source of heated fluid in a uniform ambient fluid is...

Person: Lee, Emmons
Year: 1961
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire spread in wildland fuels is modeled as the steady, longitudinal propagation of an isothermal surface at ignition temperature by the process of radiation transport through a uniform layer of randomly-distributed, thermally-thin, radiometrically-...

Person: Albini
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

During late 1982 and early 1983 wild fires swept through more than 3.5 Mha in the lowlands of East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The immediate causes of the conflagration were a combination of severe drought, destructive logging practices, and slash and burn...

Person: Mackie
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'Estimates of the timber net value change and timber output change resulting from wildfre were calculated for 9828 situation-specific fire and management conditions in the northern Rocky Mountains. After slight aggregation across the less...

Person: Flowers, Shinkle, Cain, Mills
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS