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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Forest fires are one of the major threats to the environment, to socio-economic activity and also to human life. Throughout history several generations have attempted to understand the role played by fire in the forest and to manage it. The scientific...

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

This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices...

Person: Sandberg, Ottmar, Peterson, Core
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text ... 'Our work has shown that a single focal point is critical for efforts -- such as reducing severe wildland fires and the vegetation that fuels them -- that involve many federal agencies as well as state and local governments, the...

Person: Hill, Janik, Belak, Cotton, Dominicci, Johnson, Jones, Joy, Vargas
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Rate of fire spread and flame length were observed on six prescribed headfires in the sagebrush (Artemisia)/bunchgrass vegetation type in western North America. Spread rate and flame length predictions from the fire behavior prediction system BEHAVE...

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

From the text ... 'Although we consider the use of fire essential for maintenance of PJ [pinyon-juniper] savanna structure, there are inherent risks to the herbaceous understory. In particular, we noted that turf-forming individuals of blue grama...

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

Burning of native pasture affects soil, botanical composition, species development, and forage quality. It was studied five management systems of native pasture under grazing condition: biennial burning for more than 100 years; without burning for 32...

Person: Heringer, Jacques
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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

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Person: Carle, Carle
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Carle, Carle
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Carle, Carle
Year: 2002
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS