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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

A fuel hazard rating system was devised for eastern logging slash similar to that of the National Fire Danger Rating System. It involves a series of CALCOMP plots that graphically display normalized predictions of rate of spread and fireline intensity...

Person: Roussopoulos
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The efficiency of aerial fire detection patrolling could be significantly improved if a reliable thunderstorm tracking and lighting fire prediction scheme were available. One method to determine the areas over which thunderstorms have passed requires...

Person: Kourtz
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text (p.430) ... 'The primary purposes of this paper are to convey to the reader some feeling for the history of lightning research, a general idea of how lightning 'works', some quantitative data regarding its physical...

Person: Uman
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An inexpensive and simple technique for measuring the average wind velocity in the lower 600 m of the atmosphere is proposed. The technique uses 30-g pilot balloons filled with helium. Final position of the balloon is measured by a clinometer and a...

Person: Kiil, Silversides
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Goldrup, Jordan
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Wright, Osburn, Major, Bamberg
Year: 1967
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Harshberger
Year: 1903
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Roosen, Angione
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Alexander
Year: 1974
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS