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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 text ... 'Wich is best: bury, burn or both? The extraordinary heterogeneity of the energy system makes it unlikely that any single solution will triumph everywhere. In practice, there will be no absolute dominance of any one strategy over...

Person: Keith, Rhodes
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The fungal genus Neurospora has a distinguished history as a laboratory model in genetics and biochemistry. The most recent milestone in this history has been the sequencing of the genome of the best known species, N. crassa. The hope and promise of a...

Person: Jacobson, Powell, Dettman, Saenz, Barton, Hiltz, Dvorachek, Glass, Taylor, Natvig
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Too often, wilderness conservation ignores a temporal perspective greater than the past 50 years, yet a long-term perspective (centuries to millennia) reveals the dynamic nature of many ecosystems. Analysis of fossil pollen, charcoal and stable...

Person: Gillson, Willis
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Two lines of Japanese quail (AR2.5 and AR3) selected for resistance to aflatoxin and a nonselected control line (NS) were fed diets containing 0, 10, and 20 µg of aflatoxin/g of feed. Line-related reductions in mortality and growth inhibition clearly...

Person: Pegram, Wyatt, Marks
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'LANDFIRE can give more precise predictions than previous fire-behavior models did, allowing land managers to let beneficial fires burn, Shlisky says.The database has been tested in the northern Rockies and in central Utah; now...

Person: Ferber
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

We reviewed 54 scientific articles about bobcat (Lynx rufus) food habits to determine the occurrence of quail, birds, and mesopredators including red (Vulpes vulpes) and gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), raccoon (Procyon lotor), skunk (Mephitis spp...

Person: DeMaso, Kuvlesky, Hernandez, Berger, Tewes, Mock, Young
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Biologists generally assume that habitat loss, fragmentation, and conversion resulting from changes in landuse are primarily responsible for the nearly rangewide declines in northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) abundance noted since at least 1990....

Person: DeMaso, Kuvlesky, Hernandez, Berger, Peterson, Wu, Rho
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Estimating abundance of forest quail in Mexico offers unique challenges to wildlife managers. Unlike quail inhabiting grassland, forest quail are often cryptic, live in inaccessible mountainous areas, and unpredictably respond to playback census...

Person: DeMaso, Kuvlesky, Hernandez, Berger, Baccus
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Madagascar is aflame. Every year, fires consume up to half of the island's vast grasslands and thousands of square kilometers of its rainforests and secondary brush.... Madagascar's fire problem is a source of long-...

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

Eggs of nesting birds situated in peripheral areas serving as fire breaks are at risk of being sprayed with fire control chemicals. Acute toxicity tests were conducted by immersing northern bobwhite quail eggs for 10 s in different water-based...

Person: Buscemi, Hoffman, Vyas, Spann, Kuenzel
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS