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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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This report describes a study of the quality of - and uncertainty associated with - spot fire-weather forecasts prepared by National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters. The study involved the formulation of experimental probabilistic spot forecasts at...

Person: Brown, Murphy
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

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

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Person: Brown, Murphy, Radloff
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Lotan, Brown, Komarek
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Lotan, Brown, Noste
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

The amplified “greenhouse effect” associated with increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases has increased atmospheric temperature by 1°C since industrialization (around 1750), and it is anticipated to cause an additional 2°C increase by mid-century...

Person: Polley, Briske, Morgan, Wolter, Bailey, Brown
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Canadian boreal woodlands and forests cover approximately 3.09 x 106 km^2, located within a larger boreal zone characterized by cool summers and long cold winters. Warming since the 1850s, increases in annual mean temperature of at least 2°C between...

Person: Price, Alfaro, Brown, Flannigan, Fleming, Hogg, Girardin, Lakusta, Johnston, McKenney, Pedlar, Stratton, Sturrock, Thompson, Trofymow, Venier
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Slow-growing conifers of the northern boreal forest may require several decades to reach reproductive maturity, making them vulnerable to increases in disturbance frequency. Here, we examine the relationship between stand age and seed productivity of...

Person: Viglas, Brown, Johnstone
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

Climatic change is anticipated to alter disturbance regimes for many ecosystems. Among the most important effects are changes in the frequency, size, and intensity of wildfires. Serotiny (long-term canopy storage and the heat-induced release of seeds)...

Person: Buma, Brown, Donato, Fontaine, Johnstone
Year: 2013
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES