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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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

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

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 Foreword: 'The tables presented here contain forest fire statistics for the calendar years 1978 and 1979 as reported by all Canadian forest fire control agencies. This publication reestablishes an annual series formerly entitled '...

Person: Ramsey, Higgins
Year: 1981
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 Research Summary: 'Remote Automatic Weather Stations (FAWS) have been developed and are now operational across the nation in a variety of geographical areas. RAWS acquire, process, store, and transmit accumulative precipitation, wind-...

Person: Warren, Vance
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Fire experiments were conducted in small scale compartment models under a forced or natural ventilation. Four liquid fuels of methanol, ethanol, n-hexane and benzene, which are considered to represent thermal decomposition products of polymers, were...

Person: Morikawa
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This note extends a predictive model for estimating spot fire distance from burning trees (Albini, Frank A. 1979. Spot fire distance from burning trees--a predictive model. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-56, 73 p. Intermt. For. and Range Exp. Stn...

Person: Albini
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'As an aid to improved presuppression and initial-attack planning, a simple fire containment model programmed for the Texas Instruments Model 59 (TI-59) hand-held calculator has been developed at the Northern Forest Research Centre...

Person: Potter, Newstead, Quintilio, Lee
Year: 1981
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

A high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method for determining the concentration of trace amounts of benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) in particulate matter from combustion of forest fuels was validated. Particulate matter was prepared for analysis by a...

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