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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Summary (p.697-698) ... 'Given the importance of wildfires in the south-central and southeastern United States, as reflected in the yearly totals of wildfire numbers and hectares burned, there is a need to better understand the potential...

Person: Mickler, Fox, Heilman, Potter, Zerbe
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The predicted increase in climate warming will have profound impacts on forest ecosystems and landscapes in Canada because of increased temperature, and altered disturbance regimes. Climate change is predicted to be variable within Canada, and to cause...

Person: Thompson, Flannigan, Wotton, Suffling
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The Boreal Mixedwood Ecosystem Study near Thunder Bay, Ontario is a multi-disciplinary investigation of the impacts of harvesting and fire on the structure and function of a boreal mixed-wood ecosystem. The fire component comprises a set of treatments...

Person: Johnston, Elliott
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Alvarado, Sandberg, Pickford
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Improved official equations are presented for the 1984 version of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. The most recent mathematical refinements serve to further rationalize the Fine Fuel Moisture Code and render it more compatible with other...

Person: Van Wagner, Pickett
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Results and analysis of an experimental burning study on the fire behavior in boreal mixedwood slash in the northern Ontario's Clay Belt Region are presented. Horizontal discontinuity in this fuel type makes fire spread difficult when the fire...

Person: McCrae
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... "Futurist biologists have stated that the success of Endangered and Threatened Species recovery programs is not to keep habitats in original and/or untouched conditions (De Blieu 1993). A practical goal is to "Reshape...

Person: Greenlee, Murphy, Cole
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In 1975 nd 1976, an experimental burning program was conducted in an immature stand of boreal jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) growing on level, granitic outwash sands in northern Ontario. Nine 0.4-ha plots were burned under a range of fire weather...

Person: Lynham, Wickware, Mason
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The report describes the 1997 land and forest fires in Indonesia, reviews of the control measures put in place and evaluates the national coordination efforts taken to combat the fires as the dry period extended toward what became a serious drought. A...

Person: Makarim, Arbai, Deddy, Brady
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Wildfires continue to threaten the forest resources of the boreal forest, as well as human life and property in Canada and the State of Alaska. There has been an increased understanding of the natural role of fire in these...

Person: Lawson, Frandsen, Hawkes, Dalrymple
Year: 1997
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS