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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 ... 'Management reform in the United States has failed, not because of policy, but owing to lack of coordinated pressure sufficient to overcome entrenched agency disincentive to working with fire. Responding to established research,...

Person: North, Stephens, Collins, Agee, Aplet, Franklin, Fule
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Person: North, Stephens, Collins, Agee, Aplet, Franklin, Fule
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Evaluations of fire management programs have been based primarily on ecological criteria rather than on cost-effectiveness. Determining cost-effectiveness poses several problems: current budgeting practices do not encourage such evaluations, assessment...

Person: Lotan, Kilgore, Fischer, Mutch, Agee
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Globally, wildfire size, severity, and frequency have been increasing, as have related fatalities and taxpayer-funded firefighting costs (1). In most accessible forests, wildfire response prioritizes suppression because fires are easier and cheaper to...

Person: North, Stephens, Collins, Agee, Aplet, Franklin, Fulé
Year: 2015
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Goals for vegetation management in wilderness areas have been difficult to define. Short return interval, low-intensity fire regimes offer the most promise for structurally oriented vegetation management goals, although there are some long-return...

Person: Agee, Huff
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES