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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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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

This Report is a bibliography of publications on all aspects of forest fire produced during the period 1961 to 1977 at the Petawawa Forest Experiment Station. There are 64 items, listed chronologically in four categories. A short descriptive note...

Person: Van Wagner
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

An explosives system is now available that enables crews to construct firelines faster and with less environmental impact than conventional methods, the explosives system has been thoroughly tested and presents minimal hazards under wildfire conditions...

Person: Lott
Year: 1977
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

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

From the text: 'My prediction is that it will be necessary, for smoke management purposes, to go to complete regulation by State Forestry Agencies of all prescribed burning in order to save this critical forestry practice in the near future. I can...

Person: Winkworth
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'And, finally, I foresee a balanced fire management program. We do not want to lose our perspective. Aggressive fire control has not lost its importance. Fire readiness is a must. We will continue to have numerous fires in the...

Person: Resler
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'To summarize we must put more emphasis on prescribed burning; must insure accountability; step up training in techniques and smoke management; make sure there's fire management direction in land use plans and look for new...

Person: Gould
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

'The control aspects of fire management from the hand raked fireline to the maintained firebreak can produce form, line, color & texture contrasts. Just as these contrasts can produce undesirable results, they can be used productively. It...

Person: Orr
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text: 'After working in both air quality management and fuel management for the past two years, I am convinced that the two programs are compatible. We, as fire managers, should look upon air quality objectives and standards in the same...

Person: McCleese
Year: 1977
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS