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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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 ... '... we casually assume that the first Europeans were naturally confronted by a vast, impenetrable wilderness of thick forests stretching from the Atlantic to the Mississippi....Europeans were very impressed by the American...

Person: Martin
Year: 1973
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 ... 'We do not today countenance or use fire everywhere in the national park system....The National Park Service has the obligation to continue to seek to inform the American people on the significance of fire.' © 1972, Tall...

Person: Hendrickson
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the Introduction: 'The description of this package is divided into two sections namely, the fuel type boundary section and the terrain contouring section. Each section is divided further into four subsections describing: (a) the procedure for...

Person: Travis, Elsner, Kourtz
Year: 1973
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

From the text: 'A multi-stage sampling scheme (1) was developed and tested for puckerbrush species in 1971. To compare and contrast this destructive sampling procedure with dimensional analysis, a regrssion analysis technique (2), it was necessary...

Person: Ribe
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the conclusion:'As previously mentioned, the results of this study cannot be applied in the field. A great deal of additional work will be needed before application is possible. This study does show, however, that a systems dynamics approach...

Person: Simard
Year: 1973
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

From the introduction:'The Forest Fire Research Institute of the Canadian Forestry Service has on file publications, records, and data covering much of the early forest research undertaken in Canada. This collection, with some publications dating...

Person: Bruce
Year: 1973
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS