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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text:'A description of a simple, low-cost, weather instrument shelter that has been used in epidemiological studies of the University of Wisconsin, the University of Florida (Everglades Experiment Station), and the Lake States Forest...

Person: Van Arsdel
Year: 1963
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

From the text: 'Research has demonstrated that a high correlation exists between the moisture content of fine fuels and the moisture content of the ambient air. The mortarboard psychrometer was developed by the Southern Forest Fire Laboratory to...

Person: Taylor
Year: 1963
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

In the fall of 1955 a forest fire burned approximately 12,000 acres of merchantable and young growth jack pine on the Sandilands Forest Reserve in southeastern Manitoba. A fact-finding observational study was carried out between 1956 and 1961 to...

Person: Cayford
Year: 1963
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The physical properties of bark are virtually uninvestigated, and the resulting lack of knowledge has relegated bark to the role of residue. Significant among these properties are thermal characteristics, which are basic to the use of bark as thermal...

Person: Martin
Year: 1963
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS