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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

This report provides interim fuel consumption guidelines for five common slash fuel complexes found in Ontario. Slash fuel consumption and depth of burn were found to be related to preburn fuel. loadings, and to fire weather as expressed by the Buildup...

Person: McRae
Year: 1980
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

On rich productive mixedwood cutover sites in western Newfoundland, hardwood reproduction competes strongly with regenerating softwood seedlings, chiefly of balsam fir. An experiment was established to compare several chemical methods and one...

Person: Richardson
Year: 1980
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

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 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

The effects of fall clipping or burning on the subsequent morphology of bluebunch wheatgrass were studied in both the big sagebrush-bluebruch wheatgrass and Douglas fir-bluebunch wheatgrass communities. Observations were made to the 2nd year after...

Person: Willms, Bailey, McLean
Year: 1980
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