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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

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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:'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...

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Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the introduction:'This Technical Note is an attempt to summarize what has been done in a number of areas of the world to provide adequate forecasts of fire danger in terms of past, present and forecast weather conditions. It is not intended...

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Year: 1961
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 text:'The purpose of this mimeograph is to indicate the importance of time in the effects of heat upon wood rather than to present specific values for ignition temperatures or to recommend methods for determining such tempertures.'...

Person: McNaughton
Year: 1944
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

From the text ... 'Two maps for each of the four seasons reveal sharp contrasts in the amount of rainfall received in various parts of the United States in wet seasons. Two other maps for each season show the percentage of the seasons which...

Person: Visher
Year: 1950
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