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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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'Key issues• Disturbance ecology furnishes a valuable conceptual framework for natural resource management.• Numerous techniques exist for documenting past disturbance regimes and the historic range of variability of key disturbances.• Management...

Person: Szaro, Johnson, Sexton, Malk, Engstrom, Gilbert, Hunter, Merriwether, Nowacki, Spencer
Year: 1999
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

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Person: McAlpine
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Timoney
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The worst fire season in Mexican history was in 1998. Drought conditions precipitated by a strong El Niño led to unusual fire activity, including crown fires, fire whirls, and rapid spread rates. A total of 14,302 fires burned 2,...

Person: Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Savory, Butterfield, Savory, Butterfield
Year: 1999
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 Executive Summary... 'Purpose: National forests of the dry, interior portion of the western United States that are managed by the Department of Agriculture*s Forest Service have undergone significant changes over the last century and a...

Person: Coles, Conlon, Cotton, Eisenstadt, Goldfarb, Hutchison, Joy, Wolter
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'A trained national fire prevention/education team can be mobilized through normal dispatch channels. Mobilization of a team is outlined in the National Interagency Mobilization Guide (section 22.5.10) and can be ordered through...

Person: Kissinger
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Fire-frequency (FF) analysis is used to derive, from empirical data, parameters that describe the frequency of fires in a system; the time-since-fire distribution; the age-specific probability of fire; and other summary statistics...

Person: Huggard, Arsenault
Year: 1999
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS