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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Abstract: 'Fire managers face various problems, including: A. Classic urban interface issues. 1. Endangerment of private property, especially structures. 2. Air quality and smoke management. 3. Loss of cost-effectiveness by managing fire...

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

From the text... 'Controlled fires are essential to avoid conflagrations now scorching Florida'

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

From the text...'Some fire organizations want large increases in funding to deal with wildland-urban interface fires. With public temperament intent upon government budget and staff reductions at all levels, acquiring bigger budgets to deal with...

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

The National Association of State Foresters fully supports the Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy and stands ready to work with our federal partners to implement the recommendations. It is unfortunate, however, that states couldn't have been...

Person: Long, Karels
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'When called to Florida this summer, the fires were nearly out. You had done your jobs, and from all indications and from the comments of the firefighters we met, you had done exceptionally well. Our job, once again, was to figure...

Person: Greenlee
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...

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

Fire exclusion in wildlands during the last century has caused the excessive accumulation of fuels that has resulted in catastrophic fires. In spite of devastating losses from fire, human development continues to increase in the wildland-urban...

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

This paper will show the progression of efforts made by the Alberta Forest Service (AFS) in developing guidelines for forest fire suppression that are in concert with human and forest resource values. A method for determining resource fire protection...

Person: Alexander, Bisgrove, Foley, Johnson
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Because of the natural and social amenities offered by suburban and rural living, more and more people are moving to wildland environments. The combination of people, homes, flammable vegetation, and dry weather conditions is increasing the annual...

Person: Alexander, Bisgrove, Bailey
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper gives a brief review of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) 1980 preliminary report on fatal and near-fatal wildland fire accidents and the recent efforts of the NWCG Fireline Safety Committee. It covers the minimum...

Person: Alexander, Bisgrove, Palmer
Year: 1990
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS