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 The database provides a listing of fire research publications relevant to Alaska and a venue for sharing unpublished agency reports and works in progress that are not normally found in the published literature.

 

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Person: Neary, McMahon, Bush, Taylor
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

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Person: Lucas, Taylor, Mutch
Year: 1986
Resource Group: Document
Source: TTRS

Demands for firewood are high and rising, and pesticide-treated trees are often an obvious source. Worning intervals/ground fires/Understory vegetation/litter/sampling/age classes/statistical analysis/population ecology/fire suppression © by the...

Person: McMahon, Clements, Bush, Neary, Taylor
Year: 1985
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

Background: Vegetation change in high latitude tundra ecosystems is expected to accelerate due to increased wildfire activity. High-severity fires increase the availability of mineral soil seedbeds, which facilitates recruitment, yet fire also alters...

Person: Hewitt, Hollingsworth, Chapin, Taylor
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES, TTRS

The Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System is a systematic method for assessing wildland fire behavior potential. This field guide provides a simplified version of the system, presented in tabular format. It was prepared to assist field...

Person: Taylor, Alexander
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Context: Forecasting the expansion of forest into Alaska tundra is critical to predicting regional ecosystem services, including climate feedbacks such as carbon storage. Controls over seedling establishment govern forest development and migration...

Person: Hewitt, Bennett, Breen, Hollingsworth, Taylor, Chapin, Rupp
Year: 2016
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Corresponding with the increasing global resource demand, harvesting now affects millions of hectares of boreal forest each year, and yet our understanding of harvesting impacts on boreal carbon (C) dynamics relative to wildfire remains unclear. We...

Person: Seedre, Taylor, Brassard, Chen, Jogiste
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
Source: FRAMES

Given that they can burn for weeks or months, wildfires in temperate and boreal forests may become immense (eg., 10^0-10^4 km2). However, during the period within which a large fire is 'active', not all days experience weather that is...

Person: Wang, Parisien, Flannigan, Parks, Anderson, Little, Taylor
Year: 2014
Resource Group: Document
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