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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

Paleoecological methods were used to investigate the role of anthropogenic fire in the development and maintenance of the pinewoods of Andros Island, Bahamas. Fossil pollen and charcoal from a transect of three sediment cores was used to reconstruct...

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

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Person: McKenzie
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

We present results from repeated analyses (1962, 1993) of a permanent plot established in 1947, combined with retrospective stand age structure data, in an old Pinus sylvestris stand in Muddus National Park, northern Sweden. The study points towards a...

Person: Engelmark, Hofgaard, Arnborg
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Sedimentation patterns in nine lake basins were examined where catchments were either clearcut, burned in recent history, or where there has been no recorded disturbance and the catchments consist of mature forests. Pronounced declines in sedimentation...

Person: Blais, France, Kimpe, Cornett
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'Changing fire regimes have important implications for the health and function of ecosystems. Forest ecosystems change when fires are less frequent and more severe. The density of trees increases and fuels accumulate. More shade-...

Person: Boula, Morgan, Bunting
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Mimicking of natural disturbance for ecosystem management requires an understanding of the disturbance processes and the resulting landscape patterns. Since fire is the major disturbance in the boreal forest, three widely held beliefs about fire...

Person: Johnson, Miyanishi, Weir
Year: 1998
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS