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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.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 spread is a key fire behavior characteristic. Spread rate is thought to accelerate after ignition to an equilibrium value, then vary over the burning period due to variation in wind speed and direction, and fuel conditions. Using data from...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Taylor, Dalrymple
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: de Groot, Bothwell, Taylor, Wotton, Stocks, Alexander
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Taylor, Wotton, Alexander, Dalrymple
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Data from three separate but related surveys address the linkages between recreation and public perception of attitudes toward fire management. Recreation ranks high among alternative forest resource uses and is a serious concern vis-a-vis fire effects...

Person: Taylor, Cortner, Gardner, Daniel, Zwolinski, Carpenter
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

This report describes in detail the various sampling methods and techniques used in quantifying the ground, surface, ladder, and crown or canopy fuel characteristics of the jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) - black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) BSP)...

Person: Alexander, Stefner, Mason, Stocks, Hartley, Maffey, Wotton, Taylor, Lavoie, Dalrymple
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Fire spread and flame temperature were examined in a series of nine experimental crown fires conducted in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Detailed maps of fire front progression revealed areas with higher rates of spread in the order of tens of...

Person: Taylor, Wotton, Alexander, Dalrymple
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The effect of crown fires on Pinus banksiana Lamb. regeneration was studied in separate forest- and cone-burning experiments. Nine plots (0.56-2.25 ha) of jack pine trees near Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, were burned using crown fires to...

Person: de Groot, Bothwell, Taylor, Wotton, Stocks, Alexander
Year: 2004
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES