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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Rate of fire spread and flame length were observed on six prescribed headfires in the sagebrush (Artemisia)/bunchgrass vegetation type in western North America. Spread rate and flame length predictions from the fire behavior prediction system BEHAVE...

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

From the Introduction ... 'It is a well known fact that the presence of moisture exerts considerable influence on the difficulty of ignition and the subsequent rate of combustion of forest fuels. Its effect on ignition is primarily a result of the...

Person: Simard
Year: 1968
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

Acid phosphatase, alkaline phosphatase and arylsulfatase activities were determined from organic and mineral soils of a jack pine (Pinus banksiana L.) community 4 years after clear-cutting alone, clear-cutting followed by prescribed burning and clear-...

Person: Staddon, Duchesne, Trevors
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

Four islands in the northern Bahamas contain pine rocklands - Abaco, Andros, Grand Bahama, and New Providence - comprising more than 500,000 acres. Bahamian pine rockland, a fire sub-climax community, is characterized by pitted, broken oolitic...

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

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

From the Introduction: 'The purpose of the present study is to determine the rate at which various fuels can absorb water. The present study is concerned primarily with relative absorption and drying rates between various types of fuels. Future...

Person: Simard
Year: 1968
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