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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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We propose a workshop in 2002 at the University of Arizona to discuss the current state of knowledge on fire and its linkages between climate and ecosystem change. Such discussion requires a concerted and collaborative effort among traditionally...

Person: Swetnam, Villalba, Whitlock, Kitzberger, Donnegan
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

Objectives 1) To synthesize, in one document, existing information on historic fire regimes in the US; 2) To document fuel profile changes in these regimes to the extent possible, including a discussion of impacts on ecosystem function and consequent...

Person: Omi, Martinson, Joyce, Botti, Morales
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Project
Source: FRAMES

The July and October issues of Fire Control Notes included an article on larger fires on the national forests. ‘Lessons learned’ from these fires were quoted from reports when they seemed interesting and suggestive. The fact that a 'lesson' is quoted...

Person: Headley
Year: 1939
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Surveys of homeowners in three different ecosystems with varying fuels management approaches reveal that homeowners' trust in natural resource agencies is significantly associated with perceived risks and benefits and with perceived agency...

Person: Winter, Vogt, McCaffrey
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

I recently completed a study providing insight into critical decisions by command officers on some of California's most notorious wildfires in the wildland/urban interface (WUI). My study focused on the first several hours of response to the fires...

Person: Rohde
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Betula glandulosa survives over a wide range of North American fire regimes by resprouting from the rhizome. Over-winter root carbohydrate reserves are important to sprout production and growth in the following spring. Nursery and field experiments...

Person: de Groot, Wein
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

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Person: Miller
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Current evidence suggests that Indian fires substantially augmented those set by lightning in grassland, shrubland, and certain lower-elevation forest types for a millennium before settlement by Euro-Americans. In some large areas Indian fires...

Person: Lotan, Kilgore, Fischer, Mutch, Arno
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The authors trace the changes that characteristically take place in fungi populations within a stand of timber as it advances in age and those that accompany the transformation of the forest from the pioneer to the climax type. The meander belt of the...

Person: Baxter, Wadsworth
Year: 1939
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The location, cause, frequency, size, rotation times, and seasonal timing of tundra fires in the Noatak River watershed of northwestern Alaska were determined from Bureau of Land Management fire records for 1956-83 and satellite (LANDSAT) 1:1,000,000...

Person: Racine, Dennis, Patterson
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES