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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

A method for estimating wood volume on the ground is described. It requires only a diameter tally of pieces intersected by a sample line, and application of a simple formula. Theory for the formula is presented, and practical application discussed. The...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1968
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The report describes chemical analysis procedures developed and/or in use at the lntermountain Fire Sciences Laboratory to determine the quantitative composition of fire retardant mixtures. These mixtures contain inorganic salts, coloring agents, and...

Person: Van Meter, George, Johnson
Year: 1985
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

Regenerating oak stands on productive upland sites is widely recognized by foresters as a major problem in hardwood management. Recent research indicates that oak regeneration is more resistant to surface fires than its primary competitors on these...

Person: Brose, Van Lear, Keyser
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The BEHAVE modeling system and its accompanying 13 standard fuel models are useful in predicting wildfire behavior and planning prescribed fires. Typical hardwood fuel situations are represented by Model 6 (hardwood slash), Model 8 (compacted litter),...

Person: Pruden, Brennan, Brose, Van Lear, Keyser
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The objective of this paper is to explain the distributions, assumptions, interpretations, and relationships of the two compatible, stochastic models of fire history: the negative exponential and the Weibull. For each model the 'fire interval...

Person: Johnson, Van Wagner
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Van Lear, Waldrop
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Stocks, Elliott, Walker, Van Wagner
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS