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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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The ARC/INFO system is a powerful GIS that is widely used by natural resource organizations. FRAGSTATS is an extensively used program that derives a comprehensive set of useful landscape metrics. The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) is a forest growth...

Person: Teck, Moeur, Adams, Berry, Buckley, Teck
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS), coupled with a new key to structural classes, provided an empirical link between the Columbia River Basin SUccessional Model (CRBSUM) and the real world. The essence of CRBSUM is a set of residence times and...

Person: Teck, Moeur, Adams, Stage
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Lanscape Management System (LMS) is an evolving Microsoft Windows™ application that integrates forest inventory information, spatial information, growth models, computer visualization software, and analysis software into a landscape-level analysis...

Person: Teck, Moeur, Adams, McCarter
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Achard, Eva, Glinni, Raichards, Stibig
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: McKenzie
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The need to understand both the role of wildland fire as an ecosystem process and the appropriate use of fire as a management tool has been recognized for years. Historically fire has played an important role in many ecosystems by...

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Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Changing fire regimes have important implications for the health and function of ecosystems. Forest ecosystems change when fires are less frequent and more severe. The density of trees increases and fuels accumulate. More shade-...

Person: Boula, Morgan, Bunting
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Conference Goals: This Future Search Conference was a task-focused planning effort that relied on the knowledge, expertise, and experience of individuals interested in improving wildland fire research. The goals of this conference were to: 1) discover...

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Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Foresters have many of the technical tools to manage forests so they will have relatively low susceptibility to fires. These tools include fire behavior models, stand growth models, geographic information systems, and stand inventories. The...

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Oliver
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire on the Earth today looks the way it does because of the expansion of Europe, first as an imperial power, then as the vector for industrialization. The 'suppression' paradigm characteristic of Europe's frontiers derived from the...

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Pyne
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS