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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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A standardized approach for characterizing floral and faunal communities on National Forests in the US has been developed through the USDA Forest Service*s (USDA FS) Natural Resources Information System (NRJS). We developed a method for extrapolation...

Person: Bartlett
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

People are having an ever-increasing impact on their local, regional, and global environments, the impact is particularly significant on urban areas, where concentrated human development fragments and transforms natural resources, thereby resulting in...

Person: Kramer
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

GOALS: Deepen the scope of the Symposium as it addresses the relation of weather and climate to the four principle purposes of the Joint Fire Science Plan: a) fuels inventory and mapping, b) evaluation of fuels treatments, c) scheduling fuels...

Person: Brown, Ferguson
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

Measuring hillslope erosion has historically been a costly, time-consuming practice. An easy to install low-cost technique using silt fences (geotextile fabric) and tipping bucket rain gauges to measure onsite hillslope erosion was developed and tested...

Person: Robichaud, Brown
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

This handbook describes quick, effective methods for documenting change in vegetation and soil through repeat photography. It is published in two parts: field procedures in part A and concepts and office analysis in part B. Topics may be effects of...

Person: Hall
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The BLM Alaska Fire Service and Tanana Chiefs Conference, Inc-a non-profit corporation formed by and for Alaska Native villages-have initiated a three-year Fuels Treatment Demonstration Project, with funding from the Joint Fire Science Program. The...

Person:
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

A series of single and stereo photographs display a range of natural conditions and fuel loadings in hardwood ecosystems undergoing succession to spruce in Alaska. Each group of photos includes inventory information summarizing vegetation composition...

Person: Ottmar, Vihnanek
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV), and its six technical subgroups, continue to provide a forum for sustained debate, international co-operation and common actions. The addition of a further subgroup concerned with atmospheric...

Person: Desnos
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Biomass burning in North America (NA) occurs primarily over forested regions. The fires are usually so intense that they not only destroy vast tracts of forest, but also release large quantities of chemical species (CO, CO2, methane, etc.) and...

Person: Li, Gong, Pu, Csiszar, Hao, Fraser, Abuelgasim
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES