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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

'The rising cost of fire suppression activities prompted the Regional Fire Directors, under the leadership of the Director of Fire and Aviation Management, to review the causes of fire suppression costs and recommend appropriate actions. The 1994...

Person: Truesdale
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

[unpublished report] From the text...'Because of the soaring expenditures (nearly $1 billion in FY 1994) for fire management, the Fire Economics Assessment Team was formed in January of 1995 by USDA Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management,...

Person: Bell, Cleaves, Croft, Husari, Schuster, Truesdale
Year: 1995
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text and table of contents: .'This report addresses five major topic areas: 1) role of wildland fire in resource management, 2) use of wildland fire, 3) preparedness and suppression, 4) wildland/urban interface protection, and 5)...

Person:
Year: 1995
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