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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Fire ecology is discussed in relation to basic ecological processes; the characteristics of the fire environment are reviewed. Lightning and lightning storms are considered as the primary natural cause of fires in nature. The nature of fire and its...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Komarek
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

In a south-facing subbasin of Caribou-Poker Creek Research Watershed near Fairbanks, several mature white spruce stringers, apparent relics of extensive stands that have escaped fires, were studied.Tree-ring investigations show that the mature spruce...

Person: Slaughter, Barney, Hansen, Quirk, Sykes
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire spread in wildland fuels is modeled as the steady, longitudinal propagation of an isothermal surface at ignition temperature by the process of radiation transport through a uniform layer of randomly-distributed, thermally-thin, radiometrically-...

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

From the text ... 'At the request of the Provincial government, an ecological examination was carried out between 1966 and 1968, to determine whether afforestation would be practical. The soil and vegetation of the heathlands were examined in...

Person: Strang
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

During late 1982 and early 1983 wild fires swept through more than 3.5 Mha in the lowlands of East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The immediate causes of the conflagration were a combination of severe drought, destructive logging practices, and slash and burn...

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

'Estimates of the timber net value change and timber output change resulting from wildfre were calculated for 9828 situation-specific fire and management conditions in the northern Rocky Mountains. After slight aggregation across the less...

Person: Flowers, Shinkle, Cain, Mills
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Between 1961 and 1963 two balsam fir cutovers were burned under low fire hazard conditions. The treatment eliminated practically all balsam fir advance growth and reduced the quantity of slash and other debris. The reduction was considered sufficient...

Person: Robinson
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This paper describes the nature of water repellency, factors causing repellency, and geographic implications of findings from recent studies.

Person: Foggin, DeBano
Year: 1971
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A number of nondestructive techniques for analyzing the timing, frequency, and magnitude of natural disturbances in forest stands are discussed in this paper. Intensive age determination of trees is desirable for reconstructing forest disturbance...

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

Comprehensive sampling of curlleaf mountain-mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius) on 41 sites in five States allowed an assessment of postfire population dynamics, differences in regeneration patterns, and critical events in stand regeneration. Historical...

Person: Lotan, Brown, Gruell, Bunting, Neuenschwander
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS