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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This is a power point presentation describing the Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System. It gives an introduction and background for the project, describes what it does for users and how it is related to other systems, describes the...

Person: Rauscher, Cissel, Swedberg, Funk, Raffuse, Drury, Chinkin
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Solutions to the wildland-urban interface or intermix (WUI) fire problem may vary considerably across ecosystems. A case in point is the boreal forest regions of northern Canada and Alaska - i.e., 'northern solutions are needed for northern problems'....

Person: Alexander
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Tragedies, such as the recent shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, affect all of us in different ways. Some people might react to the stress immediately, while others may not experience stress until later. This podcast discusses these issues.

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Year: 2009
Resource Group: Media
Source: FRAMES

Fire effects monitoring officers report of the experimental prescribed burn in fuel treatments in interior Alaska black spruce. See also the project page at Alaska Fire Science Consortium website:...

Person: Miller, Hrobak, Barnes
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This plan, in concert with the on-line Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS), serves as the decision support informationfor the (348) Shanta Creek fire. It is intended to identifieslong –range implementation actions for the calculated life of...

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Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The purpose of this paper is to document the calibration process on the Titna River Fire (#420) so that future analysts can benefit from this procedure and findings.

Person: Miller
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Fire Severity Mapping System project (FIRESEV) is geared toward providing fire managers across the western United States critical information about the potential ecological effects of wildland fire at multiple levels of thematic, spatial, and...

Person: Dillon, Morgan, Keane
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Website
Source: FRAMES

A pair of three-day workshops were held in 2008 and 2009, designed for fire managers responsible for communicating and negotiating with state and local air quality regulators. The workshops were organized by the NWCG Smoke Committee, coordinated by the...

Person: Smith, Hyde
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

From the text ... 'It is interesting to note that the greatest annual areas burned since records have been kept, are restricted to the 1980s and the first half of the 1990s (with the exception of 1961 when almost 4 million ha burned). Also, when...

Person: Moreno, Weber, Stocks
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Dry forests throughout the United States are fire-dependent ecosystems, and much attention has been given to restoring their ecological function. As such, land managers often are tasked with reintroducing fire via prescribed...

Person: Kennedy, Fontaine
Year: 2009
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS