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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 Summary (p.697-698) ... 'Given the importance of wildfires in the south-central and southeastern United States, as reflected in the yearly totals of wildfire numbers and hectares burned, there is a need to better understand the potential...

Person: Mickler, Fox, Heilman, Potter, Zerbe
Year: 1998
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

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Person: Alvarado, Sandberg, Pickford
Year: 1998
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

Results and analysis of an experimental burning study on the fire behavior in boreal mixedwood slash in the northern Ontario's Clay Belt Region are presented. Horizontal discontinuity in this fuel type makes fire spread difficult when the fire...

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

From the Research Summary: 'Remote Automatic Weather Stations (FAWS) have been developed and are now operational across the nation in a variety of geographical areas. RAWS acquire, process, store, and transmit accumulative precipitation, wind-...

Person: Warren, Vance
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'It is now recognized that indiscriminate slash burning has no place in current forest management. We must improve prescribed burning practice to accomplish at reasonable cost what no other treatment can provide on many sites....

Person: Lawson
Year: 1981
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 report describes the 1997 land and forest fires in Indonesia, reviews of the control measures put in place and evaluates the national coordination efforts taken to combat the fires as the dry period extended toward what became a serious drought. A...

Person: Makarim, Arbai, Deddy, Brady
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Poster abstract...Riparian vegetation is often assumed to be less flammable than upland vegetation in evaluations of fire hazard in the eastern Cascades and Blue Mountains. However, the complex multi-layered structure and high proportion of fire-...

Person: Boula, Williamson, Agee
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS