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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text... 'It has long been recognized in forestry that minor vegetation leafing out on the forest floor in the early spring retards the advance of surface fires. This experiment was designed to provide some general understanding of this...

Person: Stocks, Walker
Year: 1968
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

An expert judgment elicitation methodology was developed and used to encode subjective assessments of fire crew effectiveness from experienced initial attack crew leaders. During structured individual interviews, experts from four Canadian forest fire...

Person: Hirsch, Corey, Martell
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This article outlines the flexible semi-empirical philosophy used throughout six decades of fire research by the Canadian Forest Service, culminating in the development of the Forest Fire Behavior Prediction System. It then describes the principles...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1998
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 influence of seedbed (undisturbed forest floor, burned forest floor, and mineral soil), light (closed forest, open forest, and clearcut), and competing vegetation (present, not present) on germination and initial seedling survival and growth of...

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

The soil seed bank (seed and vegetative propagules) of a jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) ecosystem was investigated using direct propagule emergence from soil cores in greenhouse experiments, and visual examination of rhizome/rooting systems in situ...

Person: Whittle, Duchesne, Needham
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire spread in wildland fuels is modeled as the steady, longitudinal propagation of an isothermal surface at ignition temperature by the process of radiation transport through a uniform layer of randomly-distributed, thermally-thin, radiometrically-...

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

The relationships between fire severity and fire-induced nutrient losses to the atmosphere and through soil leaching were investigated using small (4m²) plots in logging slash. The study utilized (Pseudotsuga menziesii - Tsuga heterophylla - thuja...

Person: Belillas, Feller
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...

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