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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Recent growth in the frequency and severity of US wildfires has led to more wildfire smoke and increased public exposure to harmful air pollutants. Populations exposed to wildfire smoke experience a variety of negative health impacts, imposing economic...

Person: Jones, Berrens
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Fire happens in Canada’s forest. Every year, thousands of small fires and dozens of large ones occur somewhere in Canada’s vast forest landscape. It has been the story for centuries and will continue. Now more than ever people work, build and live in...

Person: Flannigan, Tymstra
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fires are increasing in frequency, size and intensity partly due to climate change and land management practices, yet there is limited knowledge of the impacts of smoke emissions - both short term and long term. EPA is using its expertise in air...

Person: Brown
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Website
Source: FRAMES

Every year, thousands of small fires and dozens of large ones break out somewhere in Canada. This has been the story for millenia and will continue as long as there are people and lightning to start fires in the boreal forest. Now more than ever,...

Person: Flannigan
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Kris Ray from the Air Quality Program of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation presented his experience monitoring indoor air quality during the 2015 wildfire season, and Dr. Shelly Miller from the University of Colorado shared her...

Person: Ray, Miller
Year: 2017
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES