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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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[Excerpted from paper] Today, fire and resource managers are faced with several complex questions such as: (1) Can we protect communities and investments in managed forests more effectively through fuel treatments than fire suppression and how should...

Person: Taylor, Alexander
Year: 2001
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

FULL TEXT: In the summer of 2005, wildfires raged over 3.4 million hectares of Alaska and Canada's northern boreal forests, according to combined figures from the Canadian Large Fire Database and the Alaska Large Fires Database. It was the region...

Person: Taylor
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT) is a user-friendly, Windows-based computer tool which provides a state and transition landscape modelling framework for examining the role of various disturbance agents and management actions in...

Person: Roe, Robson, Robinson, Kuit, Frid, Daniel, Carr, Beukema, Bailey, Abraham, Schilling, Taylor, Smith, Merzenich, Blankenship, Pohl, Schon, Long, Harvey, Byler, Hann, Hessburg
Year: 2007
Resource Group: Tool
Source: FRAMES

Alaska land managers and wildfire protection organizations have begun interagency fire planning for over 220 million fire-prone acres (=81 million ha). A 14-step process has been developed to guide planning teams. Four plans have been completed and...

Person: Taylor, Malotte, Erskine
Year: 1985
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES